HR Manager

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HR Manager
Reporting to: Vice President, HR
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Founded in 1998, Envoy Global, Inc. is an award-winning global immigration services provider offering the only enterprise immigration management platform that makes it seamless for companies to hire and manage an international workforce by combining expert legal representation — for both inbound and outbound immigration — and proprietary technology.

We offer an innovative and fast-paced work environment that focuses on hiring smart, driven individuals who strive to be difference makers.

The HR Manager will report to the Vice President of Human Resources, and have company wide visibility with all levels of leadership, management, and employees.  We are looking for this person to be located and based out of our Chicago office. 

DUE TO COVID-19, we are working remote, with voluntary options for in-office work.  Scheduled return to office timeline is April 2021.  This role will be located in Chicago when the time comes and will be required to work out of the office (Chicago Loop).                                                                

The Envoy Global team is headquartered in Chicago, with employees operating across the US and offices in San Francisco.  We also have employees in UK, Singapore, and Australia.  An ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of global HR operations including but not limited to benefits, compensation, and compliance considerations.

Our team is a very hands-on team with the employees we serve, continually looking to balance expertise and best practices across a wide range of HR related topics with empathy, professionalism, and partnership with our coworkers. 

The HR Manager will partner with the VP of HR and team members, on the delivery of projects and programming to continue developing and engaging employees. In 2021, this role will have immediate impact with in how we continue to develop our culture and strong performance in a remote or hybrid environment, while identifying potential HR opportunities to improve both with our operations and programs. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Partner with managers and directors on strategic HR initiatives aligned to learning, development, performance management
  • Identify opportunities for improvement when it comes to global HR engagement and programming, with regards to offerings, development, and service delivery to our team members in Chicago, San Francisco, remote teams, and global teams in Canada, the UK, Australia, and Singapore.
  • Partner with the VP of HR and internal committees, championing DEI initiatives internally and externally
  • Must be technology and process minded, with the ability to challenge the status quo when it comes to how HR functions and operates, to ensure we continue servicing and operating at the highest levels possible.
  • Partner with key business leads across IT, Marketing, and Finance to ensure cross department projects are complete thoroughly and responsively.
  • Be a key lead in compliance initiatives: financial audits, benefit renewals, IT security compliance needs.
  • Mentor, coach, and support HR team members, and champion the organization within the greater HR community.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required. SPHR or PHR certification preferred.
  • 7+ years in the HR field, with previous experience in compensation, benefits, and compliance. Previous Generalist or Payroll/Benefit expertise required. 
  • Excellent communication skills both in writing and in person, with great listening and presentation skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and superior planning abilities paired with strong business acumen to align and measure activities needed to engage, develop employees and managers across teams. 
  • Ability to balance professionalism, humility, honesty, integrity with a sense of humor and openness.

Why Envoy:

  • Superior benefit offerings of medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, and voluntary plans, as well as a company-matched 401k plan that vests immediately 
  • Stock options after one year of employment
  • Opportunity to work for an organization that changes lives every day
  • Generous PTO, 10 company paid holidays, and (2) paid volunteering days
  • DUE TO COVID-19, we are working remote, with voluntary options for in-office work.  Scheduled return to office timeline is April 2021.  This role will be located in Chicago when the time comes and will be required to work out of the office (Chicago Loop). 

Envoy Global is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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The Loop is a vibrant area with all sorts of eateries, shops & theaters! Plus, the office is easy to get to with various train and bus stops close by.

An Insider's view of Envoy Global

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our office is open and welcoming! We have a mixture of people from all over which makes day to day interactions truly enriching. We make sure to get to know one another; rather it be at our monthly All Hands meetings,or grabbing a cup of Cold Brew in the kitchen. Our vibe is to “vibe” with one another & make Envoy one big happy family!


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The marketing team at Envoy gets the opportunity to work with nearly every other team in the company to create exciting content and resources for customers and prospects. Collaborating across sales, product development and other departments really improves the quality of our work and fosters a great culture.

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What does career growth look like on your team?

Career growth is about carrying a sense of urgency and accountability at all times. Build your career by finding the opportunity and not waiting for the opportunity to find you. It’s important to drive change amongst your team, company, but most importantly – yourself.

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Sales Director

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our semimonthly All Hands Meetings allow employees to see how the company is doing and ask questions in real time to members of leadership. One of our core values is our ability to be candid: we have pulse surveys, manager meetings, hackathons, and encourage all employees to bring up questions and suggestions to any member of leadership.

Lindsay Dagiantis

Vice President, HR

What makes someone successful on your team?

At Envoy, success comes in many forms, but the one that stands out is someone being responsive and thorough. We all have great ideas, passionate about the industry, but when it comes down to it, getting the job done quickly and thoroughly allows us to build a great foundation for an even better product and workplace.

Kristina Mossman

Customer Relationship Specialist

What are Envoy Global Perks + Benefits

Envoy Global Benefits Overview

•Convenient Chicago Loop location – 2 blocks from Metra trains and the CTA
•Extremely competitive benefits plan including BCBS medical coverage, including FREE employee dental and vision coverage, and a company-matched 401k plan that vests immediately
•Stock options after one year of employment
•Annual accrual of 18 days of paid time off (PTO), 2 personal days, and 10 paid holidays per year
•Paid Parental Leave Program
•Casual work environment
•In-office company-paid gym membership with LifeStart Gym
•Company sponsored lunches, happy hours, and events throughout the year
•Healthy snacks & unlimited LaCroix
•Monthly Product Lunch & Learns and ongoing Career Development/Training
•Built In Chicago’s 2019 Best Places to Work
•ITA Industry Disrupter Winner 2019
•Chicago Innovation Award Winner 2019
•Growing social responsibility programs & partnerships
•Opportunity to work for an organization that changes lives every day!

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Options Program
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
18 days of PTO + 2 "Floating" days
Paid Volunteer Time
Envoy offers full-time employees with seven years of continued service the opportunity to take a four-week paid sabbatical.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We provide thorough and ongoing training. Highly competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance with an option for PPO or HMO. Regular opportunities to interact with co-workers through social events, intramurals, and collaborative projects. Fully stocked kitchen, including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle!

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