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Vice President of Human Resources

Status: Exempt

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Mainsail is looking for enthusiastic, fun, and energetic individuals who take the work seriously, but not themselves. Our culture reflects an entrepreneurial spirit: work hard/play hard, see the possible in the impossible, and take risks without fear of failure. Mainsail is on a path of significant rapid growth over the next two to five years and we are seeking our first Vice President, Human Resources who will successfully create and implement innovative HR solutions and will guide the organization as a transformational leader build a path to ensure business success.

Job Summary:
The Vice President of Human Resources (VPHR) is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, compliance, and compensation. The VPHR provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the executive management team, shareholders, and the board of directors.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• This position is directly responsible for leading managers of the division and indirectly responsible for all employees within the division.
Duties/Responsibilities:
• Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the company’s mission and strategic vision.
• Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall business operations objectives.
• Function as a strategic business advisor to the executive/senior management of each business unit or specialty group regarding key organizational and management issues.
• Work with the company’s executive management team to establish a sound plan of management succession that corresponds to the strategy and objectives of the company.
• Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the human capital needs of strategic goals.
• Advises on and manages through complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective,
thorough, and objective investigations for high profile/high risk situations.
• Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of
employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal
counsel as needed/required.
• Develop and implement comprehensive compensation and benefits plans that are competitive
and cost-effective.
• Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing
-Talent acquisition
-Diversity and inclusion
-Employee and labor relations
-Career development and succession planning
-Employee retention
-Training and leadership development
-HR Technology
-Compensation and benefits

Required Skills/Abilities :
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
• Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:
• A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in human resources or
related field preferred.
• A minimum of 15 years of HR experience, with at least five years of executive HR experience.
• SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRMCP)
certification preferred.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Career Information

Date Posted:
August 3, 2022

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