Director of Human Resources

Function of Beauty

Function of Beauty

People & HR
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Director of Human Resources

Function of Beauty, 166 Crosby Street, New York, New York, United States of America Req #113
Friday, January 19, 2024
Who We Are:
Founded by a dream team of world-class cosmetic scientists, MIT engineers, and developers, Function of Beauty creates personalized shampoo and conditioner formulations that are individually filled and formulated based on one’s unique hair type, hair goals, and preferences.
The Perks:
Function of Beauty perks includes eligibility for medical, dental, and vision starting the month after you are hired. You also receive short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, paid time-off, safe and sick time, and discounted customized products. As a growing company there is plenty of room for professional growth. Function of Beauty believes in great employee culture so we often have employee events for our people.

We Embrace Change ~ We Pursue (Pear)fection ~ We Hear You ~ We Work Hard, We Play Hard


Director of Human Resources

Location: New York City, in-Person at least 3 days per week.

Job Summary:

The Human Resources team serves as an integral strategic partner across the organization in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational strategy, talent development, talent management, talent acquisition and onboarding, culture development, engagement and experience, employee relations and retention, compensation, rewards and recognition and employee benefits.

Our strategy aligns with company goals and the services we provide thoughtfully promote an inclusive culture of innovation, integrity, and equity. The Human Resources Director will lead and direct all aspects of the Human Resources department.

This position reports directly to the CEO. The position has two direct reports, one in the PA facility and one remote. The company has employees in the NYC office, the PA facility as well as a handful of remote employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with leadership to understand skills and competencies required for team members
  • Partner with the leadership team to understand future talent needs and succession planning
  • Provide support and guidance to client groups when complex employee matters arise
  • Analyze trends and develop programs to attract and retain top talent
  • Actively manage employee benefits programs
  • Payroll management
  • Responsible for all aspects of employee relations, investigations, and accountability
  • Steward the development and evolution of company culture
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
  • Recommend best practices, review, and administer policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Take a true hands-on approach and successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of engagement
  • Understand business goals and recommend thoughtful new approaches, policies, and procedures to affect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity, and development of HR within the company
  • Deliver results in a fast-paced environment with a high-volume workload supporting HR functions and operations leadership
  • Drive and direct all engagement and experience efforts for senior leaders, front line managers, and employees
  • Continuously innovate HR solutions, process improvements and efficiencies
  • Lead projects at a corporate level, influence and obtain buy-in from stakeholders, and then drive execution and achievement of the right results using effective project management skills
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all HRIS data, generate reports, dashboards, and HR specific analytics
  • Lead and manage all cyclical HR events including but not limited to: Annual Open Enrollment, Performance Review and Compensation Cycles
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 5 + years of progressive Human Resource management experience is required
  • Experience using Mac and PC applications (MS Office and G Guite) and HR Systems (Ceridian Dayforce Preferred)

Employment Category:

  • Full Time, Exempt

Compensation Range:

  • 130k - 150k
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to successfully do the job.
Function of Beauty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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