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District Human Resources Leader

Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



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. Manage a team who supports the execution of day-to-day tasks across the talent management cycle, associate relations and total rewards. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with district leadership, serving as the primary HR partner to support talent strategies and business short- and long-term objectives within district
  • 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 associate lifecycle processes 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 processes including performance assessments, development plans, and succession planning
  • Partner with other HRBPs, identify synergies and process improvements to deliver a consistent experience
  • Manage progress of the HR team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality of service
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Travel up to 90% 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

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification
  • 3+ years as HR generalist or another related HR role
  • 2+ years in a HR leadership role
  • In-depth knowledge of HR business processes and employment laws
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, discretion and initiative
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence all levels of the organization
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate within and across different lines of business
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, human resources or related field
  • Any experience with labor contracts

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

    Regions: Midwest; Any


    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. 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:  TX || Shenandoah || 19245 David Memorial Dr. || 77385 || Kroger Stores || None || Human Resources || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Houston

    Job Segment: HR, Manager, Change Management, HR Generalist, Recruiting, Human Resources, Management

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