Job Location:
Kohl’s Corporate Offices (0900)

Role Specific Information

Job Description

About the Role

In this role you will drive HR initiatives and key people strategies within designated business to achieve business and associate established objectives. To achieve desired outcomes, this role supports and facilitates, in partnership with leadership, succession planning, talent mobility and serves as the key partner to cross-functional HR/Legal/Finance partners to drive HR solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • Maintain talent summaries and provide workforce planning analysis and support

  • Provide recommendations and insights based on analysis to HR leadership

  • Ensure accuracy of business unit and/or department open and active headcount and prepare deliverables as needed for HR leadership

  • Support Talent Assessment, Succession Planning and Talent conversations, connecting talent needs across the organization

  • Develop communication and implementation deliverables for business transformations

  • Conduct follow-ups with HR Partners in support of business changes

  • Creates job descriptions and outlines roles & responsibilities to support new structures and career pathing 

  • Develops insights through analysis of data to share with Leadership

  • Provides analytics, trends, feedback and other data to drive business and talent decisions

  • Support and influence implementation and adoption of HR related initiatives across the organization

  • Contribute to continuous improvement of project and program delivery

  • Influences, negotiates, and facilitates solutions with internal partners and stakeholders (i.e. BUF, COE, SSC, Workday)

  • May lead cross-functional human capital initiatives across the entire organization

  • Provide Leadership day to day guidance, counsel and support of business and talent strategies

  • Identify and inform Managers on opportunities and approaches for cross-functional partner alignment

  • Advocate and reinforce Kohl's values and DEI initiatives

  • May be assigned additional responsibilities

What Skills You Have


  • Bachelor degree, with an emphasis on HR/Business or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience in associate relations or HR

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


  • PHR or SPHR

  • Workday Experience 

  • Advanced knowledge of Google (sheets, slides, docs)

Essential Functions 

  • Ability to perform the accountabilities listed in the “What You’ll Do” Section

  • Ability to comply with dress code requirements

  • Basic math and reading skills, legible handwriting, and basic computer operation

  • Ability to maintain prompt and regular attendance and meet scheduling requirements as set by the company

  • Ability to learn and comply with all company policies, procedures, standards and guidelines

  • Ability to receive, understand and proactively respond to direction from leadership and other company personnel

  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively and appropriately with others

  • Ability to maintain composure and work in a fast paced environment while accomplishing multiple tasks within established timeframes

  • Ability to satisfactorily complete company training programs

  • Ability to use a personal computer for tasks such as communicating, preparing reports, etc

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and monitor activities across business units

  • Ability to complete or oversee the completion of assigned projects in a timely manner