Vans Human Resources Manager - Retail


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0 year(s)

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Join the Vans Family

Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined. We are Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive. We are Expressive and Fun. Most of all, we are a family.

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Human Resources Manager Retail

As one of our dedicated and passionate Human Resources Managers for our Retail team, you will have the important responsibility of supporting the engagement and development of talent within your assigned region. As the business partner for your region you will be responsible for fostering strong team dynamics, protecting our company culture grounded in our history and heritage, and developing a strategic plan to improve employee experience and deliver strong results. You have exceptional people skills but are also extremely strategic and analytical. These strengths allow you to build effective partnerships and influence leaders. Your efforts will directly help us grow and expand our North America region and develop our next generation leaders.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

The HR Manager

You must effectively coach and influence our leaders at all levels and assist the business in areas such as employee experience, talent management, inclusion & diversity, and organization design.

This also includes supporting our leaders with a broad range of human resources functions such as succession planning, strategy, coaching, and conflict resolution.

Additionally, you will work closely with our Employee Relations team to foster positive and effective employee relations experiences, guide the ER team on how to handle progressive discipline, separations, and other issues that might be highly sensitive and complex in nature.

How you will do it:

You will be agile and demonstrate intellectual curiosity and empathy.

You will use data driven leadership to actively influence and provide strategic solutions to the business in areas of employee engagement, performance and metrics, compensation, and inclusion and diversity to analyze trends, and opportunities

Champion our people first approach through our culture of belonging to ensure every voice matters and all employees feel welcome, comfortable, and safe.

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What success looks like:

You will have a deep understanding of the business and be a thought leader on people and organizational topics within our HR team as well as cross-functionally.

You will utilize existing tools to support workforce planning within your assigned region and create/support the development of new programs to ensure we have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: 6+ years

Educational Position Requirements:

A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

Travel by air and overnight, as required 15% amount of time.

Willing and able to work additional hours as required

What we expect you already know:

Deeply understand the business priorities, responsibilities, and challenges, and be a thought leader that champions and influences strategic results

Find creative ways to leverage data to create HR dashboards with the business, taking an analytical and metrics-driven approach to solutions and drawing insights to create compelling stories for change.

Thrive by effectively organizing, prioritizing, and handling multiple assignments simultaneously and autonomously in a fast-paced environment

Forge solid partnerships through strong leadership, change management, and facilitation skills

with business leaders and HR colleagues while demonstrating a capacity to influence without authority at all levels of the organization.

What we will teach you:

To create environments that will allow you to act courageously and inspire you to generate unique and differentiated solutions without fear of failure.

Encourage you to be your authentic self and appreciate you for what you bring to the team and the business.

We will empower you with opportunities of meaningful work that make an impact on peoples lives.

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.

Whats in it For You

Were in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go to and click on Looking to Join VF? to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. Its the reason we come to work every day. Its a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

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