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Human Resources Manager

Centennial, Colorado

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Target Openings

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Job Description Summary

Under the direction of the Field HR RVP/Regional HR, the Human Resources Manager drives results for all human resource efforts for assigned customers. Participates in the development of human resources policies and programs by partnering with employee relations, compensation and other specialist functions. Directs all human resource activities within the customer group. Provides coaching and counseling to management and employees in order to enhance individual contributions. Note: Focus of the below listed components/responsibilities may differ by line of business and/or client group assignment.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partners with Regional HR/HR RVP and field business partners to make compensation decisions (e.g. base pay, incentive equity grants) which drive business results and support our pay for performance philosophy.
  • Working with HR RVP/Regional HR, ensures the communication and execution of our compensation philosophy.
  • Analyzes internal/external equity based on local market information and takes initiative to address issues.
  • Administers and communicates HR policies and programs with departments and across lines of business as appropriate.
  • Ensures that human resources services delivered directly or indirectly are necessary, cost effective and in support of the business plan.
  • Develops an effective partnership with line business clients through consultation on human resources strategic and operational issues as related to the business plan.
  • Spends time coaching and giving feedback to employees and management.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws that impact HR; responds to government and employee inquiries or complaints, coordinates their resolution.
  • Collaborate with management and employees to identify and resolve issues that achieve a balance between business needs and employee needs, and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with other human resources staff, participates in the development of necessary policies and practices to ensure that they are consistent with overall corporate direction and in support of customer group plans.
  • Consults on organizations effectiveness to include re-engineering, management/employee development, workflow efficiencies and organizational change.
  • Assists management with cultural change issues.
  • Provides advice and guidance on employee relations' issues, progressive discipline and documentation requirements to management.
  • Develops interventions (proactive and reactive) that support employee relations and organizational effectiveness.
  • Conducts AAP analysis and provides consultative support in the development and administration of Affirmative Action Programs, responding to discrimination complaints or charges, and coordinates their resolution.
  • Executes the human resources planning effort with the customer groups to identify and build diverse pool of key technical and leadership talent to facilitate talent development and succession planning.
  • Counsels' management on the development process and execution of development plans to build skill, competency and organizational capability.
  • Assists management to leverage talent among work groups (e.g. cross-training, rotational assignments, redeployment).
  • Ensures that appropriate human resource systems are in place to attract, select, reward, train and motivate staff.
  • Identifies and analyzes productivity, turnover, and hiring trends; develops and implements appropriate action plans.
  • Stays current and is aware of social, economic and other trends that may affect the business or the direction of human resources policies and programs.
  • Designs, develops and delivers HR related training to business partners, i.e.: Performance Management, Sexual Harassment, Managing a Diverse Workforce, etc.
  • Provides facilitation of meetings as required, such as assimilations, developing team values, operating principles, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years related work experience, including experience in a generalist or other human resources role.
  • Broad knowledge of human resources including organization development, employee relations, performance management, compensation and talent acquisition.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Typically five or more years of HR experience with most experience preferred in generalist position.
  • College degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, business or other related course of study or equivalent.

Additional Information:

  • The salary range in Colorado for this position is $98,400 to $147,700.
  • All employees are eligible for performance-based cash awards, either through Travelers annual bonus program or through the Reward and Recognition (R&R) program.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 


If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.