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Bilingual Human Resources Manager

Job Details

Chicago 1 - Chicago, IL

The Role



Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic bilingual HR Manager to join the National Human Resources (HR) team to strategically lead, and fully execute, key local-level HR initiatives that support the Gotham Greens mission. This person will be a foundational team member, contributing to the vision for the Chicago region.



What You'll Do



  • Work onsite at our Chicago greenhouses, managing the employee lifecycle in the region: recruiting, onboarding, training, performance management, employee relations, offboarding.
  • Advise leaders and frontline employees regarding company policies, values, and performance expectations.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Partner with site level leadership to ensure HR practices support business objectives.
  • Integral member of the National HR team, contributing to local and company-wide initiatives.
  • Other responsibilities as required.



Who You Are



  • Spanish fluency highly preferred.
  • 7+ years of Human Resources generalist and talent acquisition experience, preferably with exempt and non-exempt employee populations.
  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment laws.
  • Consultative style and approach with the ability to develop credible relationships with local leadership.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment.
  • Experience working effectively with multiple levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.



Who We Are



Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.



Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.