Head of People

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Category
    Human Resources
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  • Job Type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Head of People

Ajilon is looking for a strong Head of People to join our client in the manufacturing industry. While this is a true Generalist role, the role focuses heavily in employee relations, payroll and benefits administration for the location. Previous knowledge and comfort working closely with unions is imperative for a candidate’s success within this role.



  • Oversee an team of 8 direct reports
  • Work alongside the CEO and executive team to bring creative and innovative solutions to the table regarding employee relations and engagement
  • Support an employee population of 1,000+ in day to day operations including payroll processing
  • Maintain low turnover rates by strategically partnering with the recruitment team and collaborate on employee retention plans
  • Monitor the compliance for the company to include but not limited to: Department of Labor requirements (FMLA, ADA, EEOC, OSHA, ACA, HIPPA, Workers’ Compensation and FLSA)
  • Coordinate all aspects of Workers’ Compensation including OSHA reporting, investigations, partnering with vendors, leave of absence, coaching managers and injured team members during the workers’ compensation claim process
  • Ensure data integrity and security of all systems and full understanding of system capabilities within ADP
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 10-15 years working as a VP of HR, Head of HR or similar role
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus!
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail necessary
  • Experience in union relations is required

    Check all these boxes? Apply today! We’d love the chance to meet with you and aid you in this process.

    Not quite a fit? Email stephanie.catoggio@ajilon.com for more exciting opportunities

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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