Director of Human Resources
Job Details
Lino Lakes Office - Lino Lakes, MN
Full Time

The Company 

Asmodee North America (ANA) locally headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top tier titles such as, “CATAN,” “Arkham Horror,” and “Spot It” among others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overarching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories.   



The Director of Human Resources is responsible for leading the HR and facilities functions of ANA and implementing HR operational strategies that are aligned with business objectives. 


Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with executive leadership to define local goals/objectives and identify ways to support those goals/objectives through talent management initiatives;
  • Consult with global HR team to assist in defining and implementing strategic talent objectives;
  • Lead, train, and develop a team of HR professionals including HR business partners, compensation and benefits manager, recruiters, project manager, and coordinators;
  • Oversee facilities department and safety programs;
  • Act as a strategic partner to provide innovative thinking and problem solving to leadership teams on critical HR issues;
  • Identify ways to increase staff retention and productivity, including advancing strategies on employee engagement, staff development, and succession planning.
  • Maintain knowledge and ensure organization compliance on relevant laws and regulations at the local, state, and national level relating to employment;
  • Develop and implement employee benefit programs including assessing competitiveness of programs and practices against relevant comparable companies, industries, and markets;
  • Advise and implement compensation strategies including handling the administration of annual merit pool, development of bonus/incentive programs, and analysis of pay structures; 
  • Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of departments and services performed;
  • Utilize available data to evaluate talent performance and budget and recruitment plan compliance;
  • Lead the recruitment process for key ANA positions;
  • Provide oversight and guidance to HR teams of identified Asmodee Group subsidiaries;
  • Act as a player-coach identifying appropriate situations to be a hands-on leader;
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field
  • Eight+ years progressive experience in human resources or labor law
  • SHRM, JD or equivalent certification preferred
  • At least five years’ experience leading a Human Resources team


Competency Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise critical thinking and sound judgement, particularly in difficult and complex situations
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other teams and individuals and build strong relationships with peers and division leadership
  • Ability to consult and influence effectively in various settings and audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written and exhibits friendly and inviting demeanor
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with an ability to coordinate multiple tasks and respond to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to effectively implement HR strategies to support business goals
  • Strong leader with the ability to delegate, inspire and plan effectively
  • High level of self-motivation and strong developer of self, team and others
  • Exhibits high integrity both personally and professionally who can be trusted to act with the highest standards of conduct and is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth
  • Demonstrated professional maturity and integrity, to ensure employees’ personal and professional information is handled with impartiality.


Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity, and fairness.