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Senior HR Generalist- HBC & Grocery

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 9



Position Summary

Responsible for providing human resource consultation and support to designated business units by interpreting and executing HR strategies that enable accomplishment of business objectives. Contribute to the development of workforce plans with an understanding of external trends that could impact the business. Provide guidance to convert strategies into result driven actions, including organizational design and change management. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with executive leadership, serving as the primary HR partner to support talent strategies and business short and long-term objectives
  • Collaborate with Center of Excellence (COE) partners to influence strategies, policies and procedures
  • Use people analytics to inform people strategies, engagement drivers and work with leaders to manage action plans
  • Manage overall talent acquisition efforts by partnering with the recruiting COE to help with talent needs, prioritization, and progress against hiring plans
  • Monitor client groups organizational headcount and financial budget, investigating and resolving discrepancies
  • Promote execution of HR employee lifecycle across client groups, including coaching, associate engagement, organization design, workforce planning and succession management, talent development, compensation planning, communications and change management
  • Execute training and development agenda for unique business needs and measure return on investment
  • Oversee execution of Kroger performance, career development, and leadership processes including performance assessments, development plans, and succession planning
  • Manage progress of the HR team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality of service
  • Travel up to 15% of time to support business units
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, human resources or related field
  • 5+ years as a HR Generalist or related HR role
  • 2+ years in a HR leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively partner with all levels of the organization, positively influence teams and manage conflict
  • Applied knowledge of federal, state and local laws and statutes for employment
  • Thorough understanding and hands-on application of HR principles, concepts, practices and standards
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to protect highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • Any experience with labor contracts

    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: Midwest


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Human Resources || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Grocery, Developer, HR Generalist, HR, Change Management, Retail, Technology, Human Resources, Management

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