Buckingham Search

Director of Human Resources

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL, United States

Buckingham Search is partnering with an amazing real estate asset management company to help expand its Human Resources team.

They are truly an employee-centric organization that fully values HR as the lifeline for the company. 

The Director, People & Culture will be a key partner as the company is rapidly growing. This role will be a partner to leaders, a promoter of our culture and values and an innovative partner for our people decisions in a transparent approach. This person will help navigate complex challenges and must be solution-oriented with the ability to work across multiple teams.

What you will do:

  • Build relationships with leaders and team members to offer thought leadership, people strategy and execution in our fast paced and growing business.
  • Execute a comprehensive people plan include providing expertise in coaching, data and analysis, compensation programs and rewards, learning and development, organizational design and team member matters
  • Work closely with our leaders to forecast staffing growth plans, track, hire to ensure teams are appropriately staffed to meet growth demands
  • Solve problems and address root causes of issues. Assess, design and quickly implement solutions to related people issues.
  • Manage and resolve complex team issues (team member relations) including experience with conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Drives and innovates programs and initiatives to cultivate our culture throughout the organization
  • Analyzes trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to people managers
  • Works closely with leadership and team members to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Promotes diversity & inclusion, collaboration, fairness, high-performance, innovation and integrity

What you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related area
  • 7-10 years of generalist experience in Human Resources
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in direct compensation planning
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent client service skills and ability to partner with multiple, diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to lead projects including building timeline, communication plan, facilitate discussion with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong change management skills with the ability to drive organization, process and technology change


  • HR Certification such as PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

Posted On: Friday, March 25, 2022

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