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Human Resources Manager


Messerli Kramer is a leading law firm in the Twin Cities founded in 1965 with locations in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Plymouth, MN. We have a well-earned reputation within the business community of providing sound, reasoned and comprehensive legal advice. Our professionals take the time to listen and understand their legal issues within the larger framework of their business as a whole. Known for our dedication and responsiveness, our attorneys and staff are focused on finding pragmatic solutions and producing remarkable results for our clients.

We have an opening for an experienced Human Resources Manager who is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource (HR) function. Reporting to the President of the firm, this individual has responsibility for all HR duties and will work closely with senior leadership. Partnering with senior leaders, managers and employees at all levels, the HR Manager is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level, including oversight of employee relations, performance management, recruiting and employment law compliance. The HR Manager is a key contact for employees and is responsible for creating and sustaining a productive workforce and positive work environment, while consistently demonstrating honesty, integrity and respect for others.

Position Details

  • Serve as the firm’s HR subject matter expert
  • Continuously improve HR processes across the organization
  • Advise and coach managers and supervisors, and serve as a point of contact for employees on HR matters
  • Partner with firm’s compensation and benefits programs
  • Maintain the confidentiality and privacy of personnel information
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory issues for all employees in all locations by developing policies and procedures in support of the firm that comply with federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Provide talent management support to the firm leaders through organizational design, job development, workforce planning and other data analysis
  • Provide full-cycle talent acquisition support; including, proactive recruiting, applicant sourcing, job postings, interviews, and employment offers
  • Implement tactics to select and maintain a diverse workforce
  • Lead employee engagement efforts through new-employee orientation, onboarding, annual staff performance and salary reviews, exit interviews, and employee communications
  • Effectively communicate HR policies and practices to all employees
  • Participate in the business strategy process by ensuring HR strategies are included in plans
  • Maintain knowledge of employment laws and current HR practices through professional development; industry networking, conferences, webinars, seminars, etc.

Required Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree and 8-10 years of HR Business Partner experience
  • 1-2 years management experience
  • 2-4 years in a legal and/or professional services environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Company Benefits

  • Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision, and retirement plans
  • Generous paid time off
  • Business casual attire
  • Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts in the field

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