Human Resource Director - Benefits and Insurance in Kansas City at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/8/2022

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.   

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 
•    2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
•    2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
•    Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
•    2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
•    2021 Top Workplaces USA

CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services is a division of CBIZ, Inc., providing benefits consulting, HRIS technology, payroll, human capital management, property and casualty, talent and compensation solutions, and retirement plan services to organizations of all sizes. CBIZ is ranked as a Top 20 Largest Broker of U.S. Business (Business Insurance Magazine) and a Top 100 Retirement Plan Adviser (PLANADVISER).  

As a strategic business partner, this position aligns business objectives with associates and leadership in designated business units. Acts as internal consultant to both management and associates on Human Resource (HR) related responsibilities to include recruitment, employee relations, benefits & salary administration, and management development. Serves as a change agent communicating observations and needs proactively to Corporate. Maintains an effective level of business literacy to include the financial position and business objectives of the designated business units and CBIZ overall 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Develop and preserve effective working relationships with CBIZ associates, business unit leadership and  HR team to successfully impact performance through efficient planning, recruiting, development, and training
  • Partner with leadership in driving business objectives
  • Work closely with management and associates to improve relationships, culture and morale, increasing productivity and retention of talent
  • Facilitate discussion with management and associates on employment matters and legal issues
  • Serve as liaison with associates and Employee Service Center resolving benefit matters
  • Provide ongoing associate / leader education to meet demands of growing market 
  • Provide input to Corporate HR in policy development
  • Monitor management and associate staffing levels; identify recruiting and training needs; ensure assimilation of new hires through the on boarding program; utilize effective recruiting sources and methods to attract and select talented employees while effectively balancing external hiring and internal promotions
  • Communicate and assist in the administration of various HR programs, including; salary administration, health & welfare benefits, performance appraisal. planning, and other key programs
  • Champion through communication and facilitation Corporate HR strategic initiatives
  • Serve as liaison with management and Corporate HR in addressing disciplinary action and separations 
  • Conduct all exit interviews and coordinate unemployment claims
  • May be primary user of HRIS
  • Maintain secure personnel files
  • Supervise HR staff (if applicable)
  • Participate in committees and special projects
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • PHR/SPHR preferred

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 10 years experience
  • Strong HR generalist background
  • Extensive knowledge in performance management, legal (federal/state), employee relations, compensation/benefits, and HRIS also required
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and multi tasking ability and prioritizing
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated ability in negotiation, conflict and problem resolution
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needst all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to travel as required by business and on-call availability


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