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VP of People

Company: Gardant
Location: Bourbonnais
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Gardant Management Solutions is looking to expand our leadership team by adding a VP of People. GMS is the 11th largest provider of Assisted Living in the U.S. The VP, People, reporting to the COO and as a member of Gardant Management Solutions senior leadership team, will be responsible for driving the success of employee hiring, experience, and engagement while being a key contributor to the organization's key initiatives. This role will participate in the strategic planning and execution activities that set the standard for continued innovation and engagement. This role will be able to innovate around compensation models to incent and unify diverse employee roles and will lead with a flexible mindset of mission and inclusion. The VP, People will be tenacious about progress and be an organizational-wide motivator; building an environment with a focus around culture and working with team leads to help build simple and repeatable processes.

The desired candidate with have a working knowledge of the below:

  • Employee Engagement & Experience
  • Payroll & Benefits
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Relations
  • HR Reporting & Analytics


  • SHRM-CP required; Master's degree and/or JD preferred.
  • 5+ years of increasingly responsible HR experience, ideally a minimum of 2 years at Director level or above.
  • Employee engagement and change management experience.
  • Sound, strategic decision-making, based on analysis, experience and judgment.
  • Experience establishing and supporting remote employees in the United States.
  • Strong Talent background coupled with generalist experience and knowledge of employment, compensation, benefits, organization development, employee relations, training, and systems.
  • Knowledge of employment law, ERISA, Title VII, payroll, HRIS systems, OSHA, FSLA, FMLA and other laws and regulations, desirable.

Keywords: Gardant, Joliet , VP of People, Other , Bourbonnais, Illinois

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