Nick CalovichNew York, New York, United States
Nick has worked as an international HR professional for the past 10 years, providing a full range of HR support to employers and employees alike. In addition to HR generalist activities, he possesses excellent problem-solving and people skills.

He is a strong team player, able to build relationships and effectively work with all levels of management; he is very approachable possessing strong leadership and administrative skills.

As HR Director for one of Brazil's largest footwear and apparel companies, he has worked with senior leaders and local teams, outlining and implementing strategic initiatives and building strong talent pipelines for success.

• Policy and procedure development and interpretation

• Recruiting and selection

• Employee relations

• Performance, conduct and behavior management

• Human resource analysis and workforce personnel data management

• Employee record keeping and confidentiality

• Training and development

• FMLA/ADA/EEO/WC and HRIS Technologies

• Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Benefits Administration
Director of Human Resource - US/Europe
Aug 2017 - Current
Direct collaborative identification and development of annual and multi-year human capacity strategies such as workforce and leadership planning, performance management, employee relations, staff development, and organization design, ensuring the right talent at the right time and place.Lead large-scale organizational change efforts including alignment to business plans, assessment, structural design, role identification, implementation and change management.Drive and deliver strategic and operational solutions to client groups’ challenges and opportunities, including organizational design and change management.Evaluate and facilitate HR functional capacity and service delivery. Build knowledge, expertise, and capacity using internal and external resources. Ensure effective HR service systems and delivery at multiple levels as confirmed by key partners. Measure and evaluate.Serve as a strategic partner providing individual HR support and advice to US Leadership and EU staff.Ensure economy and efficiency of work processes, and contain institutional risk. As needed, serve as primary liaison for all HR matters.
HR Manager, Americas
Hunter Boot Ltd
Sep 2016 - Aug 2017
Overall provision of HR policies, programs and practices with the objective to develop and implement HR Strategy throughout the organization and to help achieve the ultimate objectives of the business.Acted as first point of contact for all HR inquiries for specified business unit.Identified and monitor the company culture to ensure it supports the attainment of the business goals and promoted employee engagement, retention and satisfaction.Conducted investigations and provides resolution for employee relations issues.Managed employee engagement and recognition programs and events.Advised and monitors business partners in the disciplinary process.Counseled business partners providing guidance on performance management, conflict resolution,
Human Resources Manager
Milrose Consultants, Inc.
Jul 2013 - Dec 2016
Milrose Consultants is the leader in municipal permit expediting and building code consulting in New York, New Jersey, Long Island, and Philadelphia. As one of the largest municipal expediting firms, Milrose provides a turnkey solution for all of our clients needs.As the Human Resources Generalist at Milrose I provide HR service to all employees with a primary focus on payroll and benefits administration. Additional responsibilities include recruitment, onboarding, policy administration and ensuring regulatory compliance.Core responsibilities include:Company payroll for both Exempt and Non-Exempt employeesADP system management and coordinationOrganizational development, training, employee relations, and recruitmentEmployee relations including policy development and implementationProviding leadership to team leaders/supervisors/managers regarding employee-related performance/behavior issuesCoordinate integrated lateral transfers, shift change, promotion and team transfersOversight and administration of FMLAAct as primary contact for new hires to assure assimilation in work teams
Human Resources Consultant
Imageon Consulting, Inc.
Mar 2012 - Jul 2013
Human Resources consultant with a focus on operations-oriented engagement, strategy and execution. Strengths in tactical and strategic, internal communication, change management, M&A, integration, process improvement, strategic processes, and improving the culture. High value placed on integrity and ethics. Implemented human resources programs by providing human resources services, including:talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations; completing personnel transactions.Developed human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action. Improved manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees.Completed special projects by clarifying project objective; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; fulfilling transactions.Managed client expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; analyzing time and cost issues; preparing reports. Managed payroll processes using ADP Pay Expert and Ez-labor tracking systems.
Human Resources Consultant
Energy PRZ
Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
Supported HR processes including on-boarding, off-boarding, payroll, FMLA, leaves of absence, safety and worker's compensation and unemployment claims processing. Strong computer skills, with emphasis on People soft, Microsoft Office desktop tools and electronic communications, such as E-mail and calendars. Utilized HRIS systems to streamline process improvements and delivery of HR services to the Corporate Business Units. Project manager coordinating special Human Resource initiatives as needed. Ensured compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, including FMLA, ADA, EEO, etc. Assisted management with job descriptions, delivery of salary administration and planning decisions.Administered various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel; assisted in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepared and maintained employee handbook and policies and procedures manual. Participated in developing department goals, objectives, and systems. Administered benefits include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, and communicating benefit information to employees. Conducted recruitment efforts for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees.
Human Resources Generalist (Nagoya Japan)
May 2009 - Aug 2011
Developed English training's for expatriates in Nagoya, Tokyo and Saitama prefectures.Supported the on boarding process for expats including, housing, policy, compliance, processes, general information and support.Compiled and conducted benefits presentations for expatriates.
Assumption College
Bachelor of Science, Political Science
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