Chief Human Resources Officer
Littleton, CO 
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Job Description
Chief Human Resources Officer
Job Locations US-CO-Littleton
Job Category Operations
ID 2021-6305
Shift US - Weekday days

The Chief Human Resources Officer will have overall responsibility for the Human Resources function reporting directly to the President & CEO. This individual of immense passion, ability, and organizational skill to evolve Human Resources into a competitive advantage that will enable CPI to achieve greater success and to be the employer of choice in its industry and markets. The HR Leader is expected to partner closely with the CEO and Executive Leadership to establish the right culture, talent pool and organization design and practices that will enable the company to achieve its goals. The HR Leader will be responsible for planning, designing, communicating and executing HR services and programs that are aligned with and will further CPI's business strategies.

The individual who succeeds in this position is one who has demonstrated strong leadership skills and the ability to work in a collaborative manner, evaluate people, analyze and provide solutions for complex situations and be decisive.

    Act as a business partner to the CEO and the rest of the leadership team to run a successful business.
  • Lead and develop a high performing HR team focused on HR strategies, policies, and initiatives that will drive business performance and build a strong and consistent culture.
  • Evaluate and ensure the core foundational infrastructure of HR is effectively meeting the day-to-day employee and business service delivery needs.
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain the organization's human capital through effective planning, implementation, and evaluation of employee relations and human resource policies, programs, and practices.
  • Work closely with Operations leaders to create, implement, and execute on a strategic workforce plan and reward system to ensure the company is attracting, retaining, developing and rewarding its employees appropriately.
  • Serve as an advisor to senior leaders for all matters that relate to strategic human capital management and development.
  • Manage the delivery and execution of core yearly HR processes and policies (e.g. performance management, salary reviews, talent reviews).
  • Manage the strategy and programs that support employee engagement, driven by data from the employee engagement survey, exit surveys, and people analytics.
  • Effectively manage the annual human capital budget including recruitment, learning and organization development programs and employee relations.
  • Drive the development and continuous improvement of development programs including front-line leadership development, supervisory training, and the overall development of current and future company leaders.
  • Working with the Legal and Compliance teams to ensuring that all HR policies, programs and practices are meeting all regulatory, compliance and legal requirements (e.g. COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, ERISA, etc.).
  • Prepare recommendations and facilitate the delivery of materials to the Compensation Committee.
  • Provide input on the company's annual strategic and operating plans.
  • Manage executive compensation including participation in the development of the company's proxy statement, 10-K and CD&A.
  • Participate as a member of the corporate leadership team to ensure the employee experience reflects the company's culture and values.
  1. Demonstrates strong leadership style and superb communication, coaching, influencing, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  1. Extensive knowledge of the practices of Human Resources within a global business with strong knowledge of and experience managing the following key areas:
    • Staffing and employee relations;
    • Compensation, benefits, and retirement plans to include negotiating renewal processes of plans, and consulting with management regarding benefits programs and costs and employer/employee cost sharing;
    • Safety initiatives and audits;
    • Deployed HR services;
    • Talent management functions such as learning and development, succession planning and performance management;
    • Best practices in HR and issues impacting our workforce;
    • Employment law.
  1. Ability to think strategically but also focus on tactical and operational issues.
  2. An established track record of building strong, effective teams
  3. Demonstrated ability to energize and inspire others to commit to and take action on business priorities, especially when driving change. Strong analytical, collaborative problem solving and presentation skills.

Experience / Education

  1. Bachelor's Degree required; GPHR and/or SPHR certification required; Master's Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Relations, or Organizational Psychology preferred.
  2. A minimum of 10 years of progressive HR and leadership experience, including experience within a global company, required; experience in a manufacturing environment desired.
  3. Experience in managing others and leading initiatives.
  4. Experience with contract negotiation and the creation and effective management of budgets.
  5. Experience in acquisition activity, including integration of businesses.
  6. Experience dealing with and presenting to senior leaders.
  7. Expert level proficiency in MS Office Suite, and HRIS systems.

This role requires the ability to work from home in a virtual environment, where the following is required;
* reliable high-speed internet access (hotspot not acceptable)
* dedicated distraction-free home work environment

Company Overview:

With more than 20 years of experience as a trusted partner to financial institutions, CPI Card Group is a leading provider in payment card production and related services, offering end-to-end credit, debit, and prepaid payment solutions delivered physically, digitally and on-demand. Covering a broad range of needs, our solutions include EMV chip, mag stripe, RFID, dual interface, metal, personalization, packaging, fulfillment, instant issuance, digital payment services, and more.


Competitive pay rates and an inclusive, empowering and rewarding culture.
Solid benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, FSA, HSA, Vacation and Holiday Pay, Tuition Reimbursement and 401K with a competitive company match percentage.

CPI is an EEO Employer. A complete background including drug screen is contingent upon hire.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or national origin.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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