One of the United States’ most iconic institutions, Consumer Reports (CR) is an independent, nonprofit organization that has worked with and for consumers for over 80 years to advance safety, fairness and transparency in the marketplace.
We are currently seeking a world class Chief Human Resources Officer to build upon the efforts to date and determine new directions for enhancing a dynamic organization and culture. A key focus of this role is to enhance CR’s value proposition as an employer of choice, strengthen the skills and capabilities of our teams, continue to transform our infrastructure, systems and processes to be more fluent and agile in the digital economy, and to leverage the full power of our assets to advance our mission.
Reporting to the CEO, the CHRO is a trusted partner and advisor and serves as a member of CR’s executive team, contributes to strategic and operational decision making impacting the enterprise, and works collaboratively with leadership colleagues as a strategic advisor and solutions-oriented leader. In collaboration with leadership, the CHRO translates CR’s business and social impact priorities into people/talent strategies and tactics to strengthen our competitiveness in the face of today’s talent market, enabling CR to deliver on its promises to and for consumers. This role serves as the HR liaison to the Board of Directors and attends CR board and committee meetings.
The CHRO manages a team of 17 human resources professionals supporting 600 employees in three locations (Yonkers, NY headquarters, CR’s state-of-the-art auto test track in Colchester, CT, and the Washington, DC advocacy office) as well as distributed staff in the U.S., and leads, organizes and directs all aspects of the talent/human resources function. This includes talent acquisition and onboarding, culture and employee engagement efforts, employee and labor relations activities including maintaining a strong partnership with the NewsGuild of New York, leadership, learning and development, succession planning, performance management, executive and employee compensation and benefits, recognition programs, benefits, and HR systems and data analytics.
Organizational Design & Effectiveness
Culture & Engagement
Labor & Employee Relations
Rewards & Recognition