Post Date: 12/31/2019
Close Date: 01/30/2020
The City of Portland's Bureau of Human Resources is seeking a Chief Human Resources Officer.
Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and serving the entire City Council, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) will be responsible for leading an innovative Human Resources team that develops and implements equitable practices in talent recruitment and retention, total rewards, workforce training and development, employee relations, and organizational design. The CHRO provides strategic and inclusive direction to employees of the Bureau of Human Resources and is ultimately responsible for the oversight, coordination, and delivery of all human resources services, programs, and change management.
This position provides guidance, advice, and consultation to City Council, the Chief Administrative Officer, bureau directors, and their senior management teams on all aspects of human resources policies and programs, employee matters, and labor relations. The CHRO meets with employees on sensitive workplace issues and develops and maintains effective and collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders, including the elected officials, City's labor leaders, and constituent groups.
The Bureau of Human Resources (BHR) is comprised of over 80 employees. The CHRO leads the executive leadership team consisting of the Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer, Employee Relations Manager, Labor Relations Manager, Total Rewards Manager, Workforce Recruitment & Training Manager and Portland Police Bureau HR Manager.