Avis Budget Group Director Area HR in East Elmhurst, New York

Get your GO on and step up to the challenge and opportunity of this leadership role in our Northeast Area, based in La Guardia, New York.

Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of mobility solutions. We are a Fortune 500 Global Leader in the travel services industry operating 4 industry leading brands: Avis; Budget; Zipcar and Payless. Firmly established as a leader in the vehicle rental industry, our history of focusing on customers, our people, growth, innovation and efficiency drives impressive bottom line success and has delivered strong year on year results.

In this role you’ll business partner an Area Vice President and have a dedicated client group, operating across the full generalist remit from strategic to tactical HR issues. As a highly driven, dynamic and commercial HR leader, you must have the commercial acumen, gravitas and stakeholder management skills to work effectively with senior leaders. You must also retain the detail conscious approach and mindset required to ensure that operational HR is delivered efficiently.

You and your small team will be challenged to work with your client group to achieve an ambitious plan and deliver significant added value. Some of your key deliverables will cover:

  • HR and Organizational transformation

  • Talent management, capability assessment and development

  • Performance and reward strategies and processes

  • Matrix working, aligning initiatives across the organization

  • Oversight of all HR generalist activities

To be successful in this demanding role you will be able to demonstrate the following required experience, knowledge, skills and ability in a career track record of adding value and making a difference:

Required Experience

  • BA/BS - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required

  • MA/MS - Master’s Degree or equivalent preferred

  • Significant HR experience in a Generalist capacity

  • Team management experience

  • PHR or SPHR preferred

  • Multi-site location experience required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of Human Resources disciplines, which include: Staffing, Employee Relations, Engagement and Retention, Total Rewards, Labor Relations, Compensation, Benefits, Training/Management Development, policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and the proven ability to lead, motivate and organize teams

  • Working knowledge of Human Resource terminology, practices and their application required.

  • Strong PC and analytical skills (MS Office, HRIS)

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management and staff.

  • Detail oriented with strong communication skills.

  • Experienced working in a fast paced environment with the ability to multi-task.

  • Occasional travel required

In return we offer an outstanding Benefits Package: 401K, Medical, Dental, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, various discounts.

This is a career-defining opportunity to make a significant impact on our future success and gain valuable HR experience within a fast paced, high-energy and values-driven organization. This role offers you real scope to deliver substantial added value to our business and the chance to demonstrate your potential for future opportunities within our global business.

Get your GO on and apply now!

Avis Budget Group is an EEO Employer Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with an affiliated company of Avis Budget Group, the publicly traded parent company of Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC and its subsidiaries. Offers of employment will be made by Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC or any of its employing companies or brands, including Avis, Budget, Budget Truck or AB Car Rental Services.

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