Human Resources
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.


We deliver a full range of insurance and risk management products and services, including traditional and loss-sensitive coverages, captives, alternative risk solutions, and financial products to clients around the world. For additional information, please refer to Career Opportunities with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Position Summary:

The Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Gallagher Global Brokerage Mid South Region  will provide both overall strategic HR leadership and hands on day-to-day support to the region.  This position requires excellent business partnering, change management, and organizational development skills. The successful candidate will implement best practices and will use measurement tools and analytics to drive and support decision making. A strong understanding of practical and applicable organization processes and structures, combined with human resource expertise is critical. 


Specifically, you will be is responsible for:

Provide the overall leadership and development of world-class human resource programs aligned with the Region’s mission, values and strategic goals.

Cultivate strategic internal customer relationships, working across branches, division, field staff and corporate support to partner and influence at all levels.

·Design new and enhanced processes for improving the investment in human capital.  Particular emphasis will be placed on development of the sales force and Branch Management talent as well as workload analytics to drive staffing level assessments.

Drive performance management and a pay for performance culture; proactively manage problem areas and key issues.

·Manage compensation practices throughout the region including executive compensation, sales compensation and benchmarking/surveying to market.

Working with Director Talent Development, take an active part in talent management strategy development and deployment; establish proactive employee lifecycle talent management programs (assessment & selection, on-boarding, development, retention, career launch, Intern program etc.), as well as on formalized succession planning and talent review.

Work closely with the Regional Manager on critical development programs like GCAP (extern) and Gallagher’s Intern Program.

Conduct training needs assessment and advise on core curriculums and leadership opportunities.

Develop a regional recruiting/staffing strategy for key positions delivering qualified candidate slates on time and in the most cost effective way.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational development or related field.
  • 5 or more years relevant experience 
  • Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. 


  • Masters Degree
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • PHR/SPHR certification desirable.

Work Traits:

  • Sound judgment, tact and diplomacy in handling sensitive issues imperative
  • Strong conflict resolution skills with a consistent ability to remain objective
  • Excellent problem-solving skills utilizing data and structured methodologies
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills necessary
  • Good interpersonal skills required.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered  
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation  
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement, or the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination.  In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.