SkyWater Search Partners has been engaged in the search for a Manager of Risk for an established organization that is consistently ranked among the top construction managers and general contractors in the nation. In this redefined position, you will play a prominent role in the overall strategy and evaluation of the policies that protect the future risks to the company’s operation.
This role will partner with the VP of Risk Management in support of operations, continuous improvement and management of financial risk. You will refine and oversee the education and training aspects of risk management programs, policies, and practices. This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career growth.
Champions the responsibility for working safely within an Incident and Injury Free culture
Analyzes and provide recommendations for improvement to insurance policies, programs and manuals
Collaborates and oversees the third party vendor relationships and pre-qualification process
Negotiates and strategizes on forward thinking principals impactful to company’s growth
Review of subcontractor management strategies and development of changes for high-risk subcontractors
Controls and administers the corporate insurance programs for all lines of coverage, as well as the review and negotiation of OCIP policies and manuals
Presents detailed risk assessments by analyzing documents, statistics, reports and market trends
Partner with IT or Legal team members to support subcontractor management reporting systems.
Possesses a deep understanding of claims management process and supports the teams working on non-litigated general liability, workers’ compensation and other insured claims
9+ years of professional experience in any combination of risk management, insurance brokerage, or underwriting
5+ years construction specific experience strongly preferred
Bachelor’s degree in risk management, business administration, finance, insurance, or related discipline
Risk management or insurance related certification such as CPCU, CRIS, ARM, or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to understand project insurance requirements and evaluate and negotiate coverages
Strong communication and partnership skills to leverage and build relationships
Confidence to have transparent and candid conversations while maintaining high standards of integrity
General understanding of legal contract documentation and compliance
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build successful and lasting relationships
Developed skills (written, oral and listening) to effectively communicate with diverse audiences
SkyWater Search Partners is working with a leading, local manufacturing company. This growing company is looking to add a Talent Acquisition Specialist to their team who will be responsible for the sourcing, recruiting, processing of new talent to the organization. This role reports directly to the Director of Human Resources.
This role has the ability to have a flexible hybrid model, allowing remote work up to 3 days per week.
Source, recruit and pipeline candidates for current and future openings
Build strong and effective relationships with all members of the organization
Create and implement necessary talent acquisitions strategies, including, sourcing, recruiting, succession planning, and hiring-manager coaching
Provide individuals with a favorable and outstanding candidate experience
Attend job fairs and networking events as needed
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
3-5 years of Human Resources/Recruiting experience
Experience recruiting for a variety of roles
Preferred experience in a manufacturing environment
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential data
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Preferred experience with ADP Service Now
Ability to prioritize responsibilities
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources
SkyWater is currently partnering with a 50-year-old manufacturing company to find a Human Resources Specialist to support all functional areas of HR. This new addition to the growing team is ideally someone who has experience working with payroll systems and full cycle recruiting. This role will be required to be onsite, with some flexibility. This is an individual contributor role and will report directly to the Head of HR.
If you or someone you know is looking for their next role, this could be a great opportunity for you! If you are interested, please apply online or reach out to Yanna Svensen at email@example.com
The incumbent of this position, who reports to the Human Resources Manager, oversees supporting all functional areas of HR, including hiring, benefits, compensation, training and development, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement activities, compliance, and enforcing policies and procedures.
Oversee the full cycle of hiring for all non-management exempt and non-exempt level positions, including posting job openings, locating candidates, reviewing resumes, phone screening candidates, organizing and conducting interviews, facilitating selection decisions and salary negotiations, and conducting pre-employment background checks and reference checks.
Organize recruitment drives and temporary hiring initiatives.
Provide new employee orientation and onboard all new hires.
Carry out duties related to benefit administration, such as answering queries from workers about their benefits, teaching them about our wellness programs, and aiding with the yearly benefit open enrollment process.
Process biweekly payroll as necessary and offer backup support for payroll.
Assist in supporting compliance activities and enforcing business policies and procedures.
Serve as a go-to person for all staff members with inquiries concerning corporate rules and procedures as well as for individuals looking for guidance on issues relating to their working conditions.
Support efforts for training and development while assisting with the administration of the pay and performance management programs.
Assist with initiatives for ongoing HR improvement.
Offer the receptionist backup assistance throughout their regular breaks and vacations.
Keep the corporate directory, organizational chart, and data on the intranet current.
Take part in the safety committee for the business and back safety measures.
As required, offer the executive team administrative support.
Capable of adhering to sensitive and private information.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Skills
Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business or related field, or equivalent experience
Minimum of 2 years relevant Human Resources experience
Detail oriented and ability to remain organized
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
HCM system experience preferred (client currently uses CentrallyHR – a UKG product)
Analytical and great problem solving
Ability to work independently and improve current procedures
Capability to maintain confidentiality with employee information
Our client is a Twin Cities-based, mid-market organization that has been around for over 25 years and brings innovative solutions & services to their industry. With year over year growth, they are going through an exciting transformation within their HR function. The company has been recognized both locally and nationally as a top employer and for their innovative business model.
We have been retained find a creative and nimble Director of Talent Acquisition. The selected candidate will be joining a collaborative, innovative and fast-paced organization and will be instrumental in transforming the recruiting experience. This role reports directly to the Chief People Officer and is a key member of the HR Leadership Team.
To be a fit, we are looking for creative talent acquisition leaders that have experience in organizations that have undergone significant growth, change, and/or national expansion. This company offers a competitive salary + bonus, benefits package, and has been and will continue to offer a flexible working environment.
The Talent Acquisition Director will work closely with key partners in the business as a true talent acquisition business partner to define and drive initiatives, programs and processes to help the company grow in the right way with the right talent at the right time. The role leads a geographically dispersed talent acquisition team to execute talent initiatives nationwide.
Lead design and implementation of complex Talent Acquisition processes, bringing focus to structured program management and delivery and measurement of intended results.
Drive hiring process scalability, innovation, and diversification
Develop, coach, and lead a high performing talent acquisition team
Partner with stakeholders to fully understand the business and key talent needs
Develop digital and non-digital employment marketing content and comprehensive recruitment campaign planning and oversight of all external Talent Acquisition digital properties (company LinkedIn pages, Glassdoor, Indeed, etc.).
Stay abreast of key talent acquisition trends, hiring intelligence and talent insights
Passionately lead diversity in and inclusion initiatives in the hiring process
Develop and manage a talent acquisition budget and external vendor relationships
Collaborate and/or lead cross-functional HR initiatives
Bachelor's degree in human resources, a related field or equivalent work experience
7+ years of progressive functional and technical experience in Talent Acquisition
Proven ability to be an effective people leader including experience leading geographically dispersed teams
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence across the organization
Strong business acumen and proven track record in driving results
Strong communication and change management experience with proven track record of success in leading / influencing change
The ability to move quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Proven planning and prioritization skills including large scale programs and initiatives
Experience leading and growing teams from strategy through to operational execution but also a willingness to jump in personally to do the work.
Track record of leveraging technology and systems as a strategic tool, Workday experience preferred
Ability to work with and influence all levels of management in the organization
Experience in a private equity owned company and has experienced the sales cycle/integration process (preferred)
Due to our continued growth, SkyWater Search Partners is currently looking to hire an Executive Recruiter for the Information Technology practice in our Minneapolis office.
The Executive Recruiter is responsible for helping drive the continued growth of our IT Department. This will be achieved through the development of recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources, as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas. They will also play a major part in helping lead SkyWater’s recruiting efforts; serving as a consultant to our clients. The Executive Recruiter will play a critical role in ensuring we continue to recruit and place the most talented professionals in Minnesota.
SkyWater Search Partners has been rated the #1 search firm in Minnesota (based on number of placements) for the past 7+ years in a row by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. We place more people in professional full-time positions than any other Minnesota-based search firm.
In addition, we have won 9 Best Place to Work Awards, as voted by our employees, in both the Minnesota Business Magazine, as well as the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and we offer one of the most competitive compensation structures in our industry.
If you have these skills and desire to work for Minnesota’s top-rated search firm, please apply now.
SkyWater Search Partners is conveniently located in the Carlson Towers in Minnetonka at the intersection of Highway 394 and 494. Our A+ rated building includes amenities like free covered parking, a complimentary gym membership with showers/changing rooms, an award-winning Café managed by Bon Appetit, and many other perks including the flexibility to work in a remote/hybrid environment..
SkyWater Search Partners has been engaged in search for a strategic Total Rewards Leader for one of the largest and most influential recyclers in North America. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for the strategy and implementation of the total rewards program designed to attract, retain, and support employee engagement.
This highly visible role reports directly to the Vice President of Human Resources and will regularly interact with the executive leadership team. Our ideal candidate is a strategic leader that has a proven track record of developing and implementing comprehensive and competitive programs in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career growth.
Champions the enhancement of the Total Rewards design and strategy to enrich a comprehensive compensation and benefits package
Drives compensation and long-term incentive analysis to push data-focused change
Leads the evaluation of the HRIS system and develops strategy to drive organizational effectiveness and talent management initiatives
Leverages technology and identify ways to streamline and simplify processes for efficiency
Expand the team’s expertise and consultation to stay current with industry trends and promote organizational growth
Curates and delivers communications regarding systems, benefits and process changes
Initiates continual assessment of the company’s annual performance procedure and merit processes to support employee retention, talent acquisition and performance management
Collaborates with third party vendors to review and analyze benefits data including 401(k), identify trends, determine employee and business needs
Intellect of HR Compliance activities including Affirmative Action Plans, EEO reporting, I9 and documentation audits, and support of internal audits
Upholds and fosters company vision, values, and culture by ensuring individual/team actions and behaviors are in alignment
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field from accredited College or University
8+ years progressive experience in human resources with an emphasis on compensation, benefits, payroll and HRIS.
Proven ability to effectively lead a proactive HR team Ability to communicate effectively to employees at all levels both verbally and in writing
Ability to operate on both a strategic level and support day-to-day execution
Strong analytical, problem-solving, change management and relationship building skills
Ability to drive team excellence using effective talent and performance management practices
Strong business acumen including and understanding of business strategies, competitive challenges and the financial impact of HR decisions
Possesses a high degree of integrity and ability to maintain confidential information
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
Professional certification (CCP, CPP, CBP, CEBS)
Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field
SkyWater is currently partnering with a global financial service company to find an Office Manager at their new Chicago location. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience working in a fast-paced and growing company, that is comfortable communicating with overseas leadership. This role will be required to be onsite, 5 days a week. This is an individual contributor role and will report directly to the Market Director, along with full support from the Facilities Manager (located in London).
If you or someone you know has experience running an office, this could be a great opportunity for you! If you are interested, please apply online or reach out to Yanna Svensen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office Manager is a brand-new role and will be instrumental in helping the client expand their global footprint alongside business activity. It will be a great opportunity to support all the staff and improve facilities and services. The client is looking for someone proactive, with an ability to deal with day-to-day issues but also has the foresight to build up infrastructure for the future.
Responsible for the general maintenance and ongoing development of the office
Ensure that facilities continually meet the applicable regulatory, environmental and health &
Plan day-to-day and ad hoc essential services
Build upon the relationships with third-party service providers that the company already has
Liaise internally with stakeholders to understand their requirements of the company’s facilities
on an ongoing basis
Ensure the short-term, medium-term, and long-term requirements of the office are
fully understood and planned for accordingly
Maintain seating plans for the office and coordinate reorganizations with the relevant teams
Manage ad-hoc space requirements (i.e., auditors, graduates)
Maintain information relating to all offices in an orderly, logical, and centralized location that
is accessible to other stakeholders in the business
Effective communication with Landlord, facilitate solutions for service requirements and
issues including lighting, power, air conditioning etc.
Manage office-related contracts and review them on a general basis
To comply with all applicable Compliance policies, procedures, laws, and regulations
Qualifications / Skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to assimilate requirements from multiple internal stakeholder groups
Minimum 4 years of relevant experience, preferably in financial services
Ability to disseminate information in a clear and concise manner
SkyWater Search Partners has been engaged by one of the nation’s leading cereal brands to hire a Human Resources Manager to support their Battle Creek, MI production facility. The role will be on-site to fully support the needs of the employees and the business. This production facility is their largest at about 400 employees: a mix between manufacturing, operations, engineers, and R&D employees. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with both manufacturing and unions and have the drive to jump in and guide the employees and managers onsite from an HR perspective.
Strong leadership skills
Ability to influence and partner across lines of business
Full spectrum HR experience, including benefits, payroll, performance management, ER, TA, etc.
SkyWater Search Partners has been retained in search for a strategic Total Rewards Leader for a growing $5b global electronics manufacturer. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing total rewards programs (with an immediate emphasis on compensation strategy) that attract, retain, and support employee engagement.This highly visible role reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and regularly interacts with the executive leadership team including the President. Our ideal candidate is a strategic Total Rewards leader that has a proven track record of developing and implementing comprehensive and competitive programs in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and significant opportunities for career growth.
Leads the design and execution of the Company’s pay philosophy, salary grades and structure, and annual merit and bonus program.
Compensation Management, Administration, and Analysis – Research Total Rewards landscape to understand best practices and employment trends to ensure we hire and retain talent to deliver our business objectives
Develops insightful and data-informed recommendations to improve current programs/processes.
Ensure data integrity of people data in the system is prioritized and maintained.
Leads the design, implementation and communication of company benefit plans which are cost effective, consistent with company objectives and market competitive to attract and retain talent.
Oversees the development, implementation, and administration of benefit programs and compensation programs.
Establishes and manages relationships with vendors, brokers, and carriers, including monitoring service levels, costs, utilization, and other metrics to ensure a positive employee experience and value to the organization.
Leverage technology and proactively identify ways to streamline and simplify processes with an eye for efficiency and improved customer experience
Collaborate with HR partners and Business Leaders to facilitate attraction and retention of talent and ensure internal equity and compliance.
Lead annual market survey analysis activities and compensation planning processes.
Stays current with industry trends, developing concepts, practices and procedures in the benefits and wellness field and recommends changes to support a high-growth environment.
Ensures through audits and reports that the Company’s benefit programs and practices are consistently administered and compliant with company policies, and local and federal government regulations.
Leads and develops compensation, benefits, and payroll teams.
Oversees access requests to compensation and people data. Act as the expert in the area of GDPR and China Privacy Law
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience combined with HR certification
10+ years of strategic total rewards experience in a global and/or matrixed environment
Strong business acumen, analytical and strategic problem solver
Collaborative team player with dedicated focus in providing exceptional customer service
Proven leadership skills, including experience managing other HR professionals and influencing without authority
Strong proficiency in managing and leveraging large scale HRIS systems as a strategic tool
Self-starting and tenacious with the ability to perform under pressure
Strong project management and ability to initiate, implement, drive and sustain change
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with international HR strategy and decision making (preferred)
HR Certifications such as SHRM-CP, SPHR, CCP or CBP (preferred)
SkyWater Search is partnering with a high-tech manufacturing company in the Northwest suburbs as they look to hire a dynamic, agile professional to lead the Global Human Resources function. This person will have oversight over the entire HR function, both domestically and globally. Duties include, but are not limited to, recruiting, training and development, employee relations, compensation, benefits administration, policy development and implementation.
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