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Senior Human Resources Advisor

The Senior HR Advisor will report to the Regional HR Manager and will be located in Gulfport, MS, Mobile or Daphne, AL. It will oversee HR Business Partner Services for a variety of assigned client groups. This position will provide proactive leadership by partnering with clients on company initiatives including employment related matters and legal cases, investigations, performance, talent management, succession planning and special projects.


  • Must provide leadership and direction to clients
  • Serves as the HRBP for assigned middle and senior managers
  • Creates strong business partnerships with managers serving as a strategic advisor for associate relations issues; analyzes HR metrics for assigned areas to identify trends in turnover, hiring, promotions, separations and grievances to determine appropriate action
  • Partners with management on organizational design and job descriptions
  • Facilitates and mitigates risk during the voluntary and involuntary termination process
  • Serves as a risk manager regarding employee issues; encourages an environment that promotes retention and consistent application of company policies
  • Administers human resources policies to meet organizational needs and comply with state and federal laws
  • Prepares EEOC responses and litigation documentation; serves as a liaison with outside legal counsel;
  • Conducts investigations
  • Provides counsel and oversees management of human resources activities with managers and supervisors in areas such as performance review, employee relations, employee development, proactive outreach and talent management

Position Qualifications:

  • Related Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum of 6+ years related HR experience required, preferably in a banking or other sales focused organization.  Ideal candidate will have 8 years’ experience plus previous management experience
  • Skilled at preparing employee corrective actions, reports, and building strong business relationships; must be a strong communicator both written and orally
  • Must have expertise in exercising influence and negotiation skills
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Up to 15% travel required including day trips and occasional overnight