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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

ATTORNEY CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES Agile and honest business mind that methodically and logically assesses people needs to create appropriate solutions. Exceptional and effective information assessment skills that complement and support legal and organizational compliance. Demonstrated ability to lead and advise organizations in diverse industries to protect the corporate position while improving productivity, employee performance and satisfaction, and application of desired leadership behaviors. Trusted and respected advisor, advocate, and confidante of management and employees. Excellent communicator with superior advocacy, coaching, counseling, intervention, and conflict resolution skills. Willing to travel up to 75%.

Experience
Director of Human Resources –North America , 12/2015 to 01/2016
Olin CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Recognized and defined opportunities to optimize, promote, and preserve critical people power.
  • Created successful strategic HR plans to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
  • Directly supported global manufacturing president to deliver key business objectives.
  • Effectively managed all manner of change by understanding how to harness, protect, and increase employee connection, commitment, and productivity.
  • Understood and used key statistical data to deliver real solutions that work.
  • Managed an experienced team of HR professionals in multiple U.S.
  • Locations.
  • Successful, respected, and trusted member of the senior business team.
  • Tapped into my career experience to successfully navigate expectations to deliver positive results.
  • Lead North American regional operations and was main point of contact for all regional HR Matters.
  • Also, matrixed responsibilities for Talent Acquisition and Labor Relations.
  • Additionally, increased HR accountability, accessibility and accuracy resulting in a better quality of leadership engagement and improved employee satisfaction in issue resolution.
  • Conducted critical post-merger talent review and assessment to ensure the Chemicals business delivered on its $1 Billion earnings target.
  • Created critical staffing plans to close key gaps in manufacturing leadership, while working to retain core key talent.
  • Co-created talent acquisition plan that reduced average time to fill by more than 60%.
  • Created critical diversity initiatives to practically and realistically support AAP plans that supported critical multi-million-dollar government contracts.
  • Create effective crisis management strategies to efficiently address business and employee needs during times of disaster or emergency.
  • Built HR function to address all HR issues for newly acquired $5 Billion organizational asset.
  • Created a complaint management strategy that saw a substantial reduction in HR-related legal fees.
  • Understood priorities and created honest plans to achieve goals collaboratively, that bridged near term and future state plans.
  • Built coalitions and teams to help move key initiatives forward and ensured employee by in at all levels.
  • Empowered team to deliver on a collective vision.
Director of Human Resources Business Partner, 08/2011 to 09/2015
Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions-AmericasCity, STATE,
  • Created and delivered critical change management efforts related to key organizational and leadership initiatives within the Americas for this WBU.
  • Established unified approaches between people solutions and operations that created synergy between global and domestic HR compliance and business directives to support employee populations in 4 countries.
  • Managed a team of 4 HR professionals in 2 countries and responsible for creating and managing the strategies to improve employee engagement.
  • Successful and respected active member of the executive leadership team because of my trusted counsel.
  • Determined appropriate mechanism to track, trend and report critical HR KPIs within the Americas.
  • Lead Americas regional operations and was main point of contact for all regional HR Matters within Engineering and Construction.
  • Also, matrixed responsibilities for Talent Acquisition and International Mobility.
  • Created effective attraction and retention plans to staff and protect more than $1 Billion in projects with work teams around the globe.
  • Created an effective plan to re-organize or divest two domestic divisions and one international division saving the business more than $1 Million that resulted in no legal challenges or complaints.
  • Developed and implemented a workforce staffing plan to fully staff and assimilate experienced and fresh new hires into a business development division, engineering & construction division, and commercial operations division, while also reducing average time to fill.
  • Assessed and defined areas of necessary change and optimization in the HR process, implemented appropriate plans to drive critical efficiencies.
  • Recommended and executed critical strategic HR changes to drive improvement in critical business results for business development, engineering, and procurement/ supply chain.
  • Created and managed comprehensive HR strategies to ensure a broad range of issues - i.e.
  • Talent management and development, compensation, competency management, succession planning, etc.
  • Are aligned with business strategies.
  • Supported and advised Senior Leadership of the Americas business unit regarding key HR objectives.
  • Created effective global mobility policies, practices, and procedures to limit immigration exposure in the US and Canada.
  • Managed and reviewed HR implications related to acquisition or divestiture initiatives in the Americas.
  • Created appropriate teams to facilitate streamline transitions into or out of the organization.
  • Partnered with CFO to ensure effective lifecycle financial management of general expenses.
Director of Human Resources Business Partner, 03/2007 to 08/2011
Dynegy Inc.City, STATE,
  • Quickly earned the trust of clients while improving strained relationships between HR and client group.
  • Influenced and advised 30+ executives and 300+ employees in 5 states responsible for various corporate functions including, Trading & Commercial Operations, Generation, Legal, Engineering, Construction & Development.
  • Greatest achievements surrounded being accepted and sought out as a respected member of the business leadership team and mitigating or eliminating the risks associated with rapid business changes.
  • Policy Committee member responsible for reviewing and revising the organization's HR and Compliance policies and procedures.
  • Created effective attraction and retention plans to grow and protect $3 Billion in projects in multiple locations.
  • Developed and implemented a workforce staffing plan to fully staff and assimilate experienced and new hires into a business development division, engineering and construction division, and commercial operations division.
  • These strategies reduced the average time to fill by more than 70%.
  • Implemented a college engineering recruiting plan that resulted in 80% of the selected graduates participating and 100% offer acceptance by chosen candidates.
  • Implemented a multi-tiered retention plan for Construction & Development resulting in a 95% retention rate.
  • Advised senior leadership in Commercial, Legal, Business Development and Generation on the appropriate team and leadership development opportunities and tools.
  • Partnered with senior business leaders in Commercial, Business Development, and Generation to prioritize people solutions based on short term and long-range business goals and objectives.
  • Also cached leaders to create realistic performance plans and improvement plans allowing for better performance evaluations and feedback.
  • Acted as a personal leadership coach/counsel to senior business leaders to help enhance their leadership effectiveness.
  • Developed and Implemented workforce expansion and reduction plans.
  • Re-designed organizational structure to better support company goals, eliminate inefficiency and enhance productivity.
  • Increased HR accountability, accessibility and accuracy resulting in a better quality of leadership engagement and improved employee satisfaction in issue resolution.
  • Partnered with senior Generation leaders to effectively address represented employee issues in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Participated as 2nd chair in the drafting and negotiation of the Collective Bargaining Agreements.
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Education and Training
Human Resources PHR Certification (Expired) Licenses Licensed to Practice Law in Texas (Active & In Good Standing) Legal Juris Doctorate Degree, Trained Mediator: , Expected in
South Texas College of Law - Houston, Texas
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Speech Communications, Expected in
Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, Texas
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • South Texas College of Law
  • Sam Houston State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Director of Human Resources –North America
  • Director of Human Resources Business Partner
  • Director of Human Resources Business Partner
Degrees
  • Human Resources PHR Certification (Expired) Licenses Licensed to Practice Law in Texas (Active & In Good Standing) Legal Juris Doctorate Degree, Trained Mediator
  • Bachelor of Arts

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