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HR Manager

Stamford, CT
Job Details


Position Type: Human Resources

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Category: Human Resources


CHEERS! Founded in 1981, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits markets quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. With our headquarters in Stamford, CT, DFWS is the 4th largest wine company with one of the fastest growing spirits portfolios. With our family values and unique culture, DFWS was recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the U.S. in 2022 and 2023.

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is seeking an HR Manager to join our fast-paced, creative team in our Stamford, CT headquarters. This position has a flexible work arrangement where you work out of our HQ ~2 days per week. The HR Manager is a trusted advisor and thought partner to our Operations team, which includes Finance and Accounting, IT, Production and Supply Chain teams. Acts as a subject matter expert on Human Resources policies and procedures related to Talent Acquisition, Engagement and Retention, Performance management and Career Development.

  • Partner with Head of Human Resources and Operations leaders to align creative, progressive talent strategies, with business objectives to deliver DFWS business performance
  • Develop and nurture strong partnerships to effectively advise, counsel, and coach management and employees on Human Resources-related issues
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, corrective actions)
  • Conduct workforce planning and analysis, including headcount planning, turnover analysis, and partner with leadership team to develop appropriate strategies
  • Partners with leadership to ensure the full cycle for recruiting, selection and onboarding are complete.
  • Maintain data integrity for client group in Paycom, the HRIS
  • Must have analytical skills to inform talent decisions, improve workforce processes and promote positive employee experience

Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Human Resources or Business Administration
  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience, strong business acumen
  • Experience coaching mid and senior leaders to improve leadership and team performance
  • Successful experience in a fast-paced matrix environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities across both strategic and operational spaces
  • Ability to handle both transactional and strategic HR support
  • Ability to work effectively in a hybrid environment with remote management teams and establish positive, trusting working relationships
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn Deutsch's HRIS and talent management system, Paycom

We Value Diversity

DFWS is committed to inclusion and diversity. We cultivate a work environment that celebrates diversity because differences continue to make the company culture stronger, enhance our connection with the communities we serve and strengthen our competitive advantage. Building an inclusive culture continues to be at the core of all we do.

About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Today the company is renowned for its brand-building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.

The portfolio includes award-winning wines from Australia: [ yellow tail ], [ yellow tail ] Pure Bright, [ yellow tail ] Fresh Twist; California: Girard Winery, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Josh Cellars Reserve, Layer Cake, The Calling; France: Beau Joie Champagne, Cave de Lugny, Fleurs de Prairie, Hob Nob Vineyards, Sauvion et Fils; Italy: Barone Fini, Villa Pozzi; New Zealand: The Crossings; Portugal: Quinta Do Vale Meao; Argentina: Clos de los Siete; and award-winning spirits: Redemption Whiskey, Bib & Tucker Bourbon, Masterson's Rye, Gray Whale Gin, Luksusowa Vodka and Cantera Negra Tequila.

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Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits is an Equal Opportunity Employer