Selective Insurance Company of America

Human Resources Manager - New Jersey

US-NJ-Branchville | US-NJ-Hamilton
Experience (Years)
Human Resources/Payroll
Full-Time Regular
FLSA Status
Job ID
Travel %
Relocation Cost
Auto Reimbursement


Selective Insurance is searching for the right person to provide strategic HR consultation to its NJ regional operations, planning and demonstrating the value of human capital management in support of the business strategy to achieve superior business results. The HR Manager will engage and influence business leaders by providing valuable input to align the human capital plan with business objectives. This role will also develop and implement action plans which will strengthen business segment competitive advantage, as well as communicate and educate managers and employees on HR policies, programs, and initiatives supporting the company’s business strategies.




  • Provides consultative and collaborative support to the NJ based regional operations in all areas of human resources, including integrated talent and performance management, strategic workforce planning, compensation planning, employee relations and policy interpretation and administration.
  • Supports the talent management strategy through consulting and partnering with COEs for all talent needs such as recruiting and selection, culture and engagement, talent review, training and development needs for all employees (including management), strategic workforce planning, and total rewards. Ensures strong communication, execution and delivery of all talent strategies throughout the regional claims organizations and partners with the leadership team to develop and/or support succession and development plans.
  • In conjunction and consultation with the corporate business partners, develops and implements human capital project plans/initiatives, to establish effective organizational designs, structures, and efficiency in support of business objectives.
  • Act as a change agent to the business; design processes and approaches to prepare the organization for ongoing change and transformation. In partnership with the COE, use agreed change leadership techniques including approaches to organizational diagnosis, business design, project management, and application of HR change policies, best-practice internal consulting techniques to successfully deliver effective organizational and cultural change.
  • Analyzes all employee/operational data (i.e., HR metrics) to proactively identify areas of concern or opportunity. Works with managers to develop plans to address issues, measure effectiveness, and follow-up, as necessary.
  • Assists in the planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and communication of all employee-related programs and activities. Conducts ER and/or leadership training programs, as required.
  • Proven success working closely with management and employees to build and improve relationships, build morale, increase engagement, productivity, performance and retention.


  • Human Resources Acumen in the following areas:
  1. Talent Management
  2. Total Rewards (compensation, benefits, recognition, etc.)
  3. Metrics and analytics
  4. Performance Management
  5. Technology and systems
  6. Employee Relations
  • Relationship management with strong collaborative experience
  • Change management
  • Excellent Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to prioritize high volume/conflicting workload
  • College degree, with PHR or SPHR preferred.
  • 10+ years as a progressively responsible human resources generalist/business partner.


Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.



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