Director of Human Resources

Atlanta, Georgia Permanent USD120,000 - USD160,000 per year
  • Growing Construction Company
  • Wonderful Company Culture

About Our Client

A dynamic regional commercial construction company specializing in delivering high-quality projects across diverse sectors. With a strong focus on innovation and client satisfaction, they have established a reputation for excellence in the industry. Committed to fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, our client values the development and engagement of their employees as a key driver of their success.

Job Description


  • Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract skilled candidates for various roles within the construction industry.
  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and create job descriptions.
  • Conduct interviews, screen candidates, and make hiring recommendations based on qualifications and fit.
  • Utilize recruitment platforms, job boards, social media, and other channels to source candidates.

Performance Management:

  • Implement performance management systems to track employee performance, provide feedback, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and administer performance appraisal processes to ensure fair and objective evaluations.
  • Coach managers on performance management best practices, including goal setting and performance reviews.
  • Address performance issues promptly and fairly, following company policies and procedures.

Employee Engagement:

  • Develop and execute initiatives to enhance employee engagement and foster a positive work culture.
  • Plan and organize employee events, team-building activities, and recognition programs.
  • Conduct regular surveys and feedback sessions to gauge employee satisfaction and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with department heads to address employee concerns and promote open communication.

HR Administration:

  • Oversee HR administrative tasks, including employee onboarding, offboarding, and record-keeping.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations, including safety standards in the construction industry.
  • Manage employee benefits programs, such as health insurance, retirement plans, and employee assistance programs.
  • Handle employee relations issues and mediate conflicts when necessary.

Training and Development:

  • Identify training needs and develop training programs to enhance employee skills and competencies.
  • Coordinate with external training providers or develop in-house training resources as needed.
  • Track training completion and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in human resources, with a focus on recruitment, performance management, and employee engagement.
  • Experience working in the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of employment laws and regulations, especially in the context of the construction industry.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to build effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • SHRM or HRCI certification is a plus.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Annual bonus
  • Vehicle allowance
  • 90% covered health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401k
  • ESOP vesting program
  • Company-wide events & activities
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Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Director
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Sterling Freeman
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