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Senior Human Resources Executive


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 253961

BASIC PURPOSE: As a member of the Senior Executive team, this senior level Vice President of HR position reports to the president and is responsible for leading all Human Resource functions throughout the Love’s Family of Companies.  This position is similar in scope to a CHRO or Executive Vice President in other organizations.


Love's is one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the country and employs more than 32,000 nationwide with 1500 in the corporate office in Oklahoma City and another 150 in Houston.  It operates nearly 600 travel stops and country stores nationwide, is one of the leading food service providers in the country and the family of companies includes Musket, Speedco, Love's Financial, Gemini Motor Transport, and Trillium, a leading provider of CNG and other sustainable, alternative and clean energy fueling stations.  The company is growing and innovating throughout the highway hospitality industry and includes operations within total truck care, tire retreading facilities, hotels, RV parks, and storage facilities.  This role is based at the corporate office in Oklahoma City, OK.



  • Leads human capital management across the company including:     
  • Talent Acquisition and retention
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Talent and performance management
  • Succession planning
  • Organizational design and development
  • Executive compensation and all levels of total rewards, compensation and benefit practices
  • Change management
  • Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)



  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
    • MBA preferred
    • SPHR and SHRM certification preferred
  • Experience:  (at least 10 years in senior leadership in the following areas)  
    • A large company with responsibilities in multiple states, preferably nationwide
    • A dynamic, successful, and high growth company
    • Operational and commercial responsibilities managing large teams
    • Expertise implementing effective HR best practices in the areas of inclusion, diversity, and equity 
    • Expertise in maintaining HR compliance with applicable laws 
    • Retail / Restaurant or other direct operations experience with P&L responsibilities preferred
    • Global experience a plus 



  • Skills:
    • Expert communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively
    • Ability to build and sustain trusting productive relationships
    • Dynamic interpersonal skills
    • Innovation expert in collaboration and team building
    • Proficient with multiple HRIS
    • Adaptable, agile, and innovative in preparation for continued company growth 
    • Drive company HR successes by demonstrating leadership, collaboration and cooperation
    • Actively influence, support and promote innovation and improvements
    • Customer driven focus with a servant leadership mentality
    • Ability to strategize and effectively execute multiple priorities
    • Focus on recognition, encouragement, and promoting employee growth and development  
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stoopingOccasional lifting up to 25 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • Some travel required


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Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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