SVP, Head of People

Manhattan Permanent USD200,000 - USD230,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Lead people strategy for the US at a global European bank
  • Leadership opportunity, with work from home flexibility

About Our Client

Our client is a global European banking and financial services firm with a US headquarters in Manhattan, New York. They have offices in Europe, the UK and Asia as well.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the SVP, Head of People include:

  • Serve as the US Head of Human Resources supporting 100+ staff members through the HR life-cycle (on-boarding, off-boarding, training & development, talent management, performance management, recruitment, diversity equity & inclusion, employee relations, employee engagement)
  • Manage and mentor a team of 4 human resources professionals; ensure their professional development within the firm
  • Partner with global and US based executive leadership to cultivate HR strategy both domestically and internationally
  • Benchmark talent, oversee recruitment policies and procedures, manage external vendor relationships
  • Ensure best practices and uphold company values
  • Conduct employee surveys and meetings to prioritize professional development and retention
  • Liaise with global human resources leaders and teams
  • High level oversight of visas & immigration, HR compliance, benefits & wellness, compensation and payroll
  • Partner with internal and external vendors to ensure leadership training, professional development and diversity training

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

The successful SVP, Head of People candidate will have:

  • 15-20 years minimum human resources experience; 6+ in an HR leadership capacity
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience working within a global financial services institution is required
  • People management experience is required
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to liaise with senior leaders in the US and internationally
  • Excellent attention to detail; experience in problem solving in a fast-paced environment

What's on Offer

  • $200-230k base salary + 15-25% target performance bonus
  • Healthcare, 401k match, PTO, paid company holidays
  • Flexible, hybrid working (3/2 model)
  • Office based in Manhattan, accessible by public transportation
Christina Libutti
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
Head of HR
Financial Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Christina Libutti
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Job Nature
Hybrid working