An environment that fosters growth.

A company is only as good as the people behind it. At Jones Insurance Agency, we are always interested in meeting talented individuals with a strong desire to help. An ideal employee is one who wants to progress his/her career and to make a difference not only in our agency, but also the community in which they live. At Jones, we are a family-centered employer and we believe that employees are part of that family.

HR Consultant

Location: Garner, NC

Full-Time

If you seek:

  • An employer that invests in (and encourages) your learning and growth.
  • A professional work environment where teammates are supportive and accountable.
  • An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of your clients and community.
  • Standard working hours, with options for remote work and flexible schedules.
  • A competitive salary with outstanding benefits.
  • A family-oriented employer that has been in business for over 60 years
    Then, we should talk.

 

What We are Seeking:

  • Self-motivated individuals with an “old-fashioned” work ethic and positive attitude
  • A proven ability to support and lead a team
  • A subject matter expert of employment laws and compliance
  • A client-focused professional – who is able to listen, communicate, and advise

 

SUMMARY

This position is directly responsible for providing human resources knowledge and expertise for the clients of the company.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in the related field
  • PHR/SPHR certification or SHRM-Certified Professional is required
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in a HR role that involves recruiting, onboarding/training, employee relations, managing regulatory and compliance issues.
  • Must have excellent diagnostic, problem solving and consultative skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize work.
  • Strong knowledge of HR principles and practices coupled with a working knowledge of the HR field
  • Ability to manage, direct and motivate change.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self- starter and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess subject matter expertise in federal and state employment laws.
  • Proven professional that is organized, proactive and decisive.
  • Collaborative team player and be at ease in dealing with all levels of staff.
  • Strong relationship and influencing skills; possess and exhibit professional presence.
  • Ability to forecast company and clients’ needs in regards to staffing, employee relations, compliance and benefits.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective management consultation in HR areas.
  • Must be able to consistently and effectively develop, interpret and apply a variety of HR policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated competency with MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess driver’s license with no more than 3 points.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Support clients in all HR functions including but not limited to recruiting, onboarding, employee/supervisor relations, managing change in regulatory and compliance issues; act as the subject matter expert in these areas.
  • Drive organization, leadership, culture and talent solutions that optimizes the organization and enables business growth and success.
  • Provide both transformational advice and transactional support that delivers best practice HR solutions to support company and clients’ business plan.
  • Partner with business development managers to support existing clients and grow the client base.
  • Attend and present HR topics at bi-monthly networking events
  • Responsible for facilitating positive employee relations by assisting employees and managers in resolving work related complaints/issues, counsels management on how to handle situations and ensure good communication between employees and managers.
  • Proactively gain client feedback to support HR areas to improve service levels.
  • Evaluate reports, decisions and results of HR initiatives in relation to established goals; recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to the continual improvements in efficiency of the HR department and services performed.
  • Ensure a thorough understanding of client issues and provide consultative solutions with the client’s best interest in mind.
  • Equip clients with tools and knowledge to effectively manage their teams in alignment with their people/business plan.
  • Provide coaching sessions and trainings to support clients’ needs in regard to employee engagement, retention and performance management.
  • Maintain HR certifications by attending accredited seminars, training courses and keep current with trends in the HR profession.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • General office setting Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00 with flextime available
  • Fast-paced multi-tasking team environment
  • Occasional travel may be required

 

GENERAL

  • This job description is intended to describe the level of work required of the person performing the job.
  • Essential functions are outlined; other duties may be assigned as needs arise or as required to support the agency’s business needs.
  • This description is not intended as a contract and is subject to unilateral change and revision by management.
  • Any written contractual agreements will supersede this job description.
  • All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate physically or mentally challenged employees