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Senior Manager, Human Resources

Company: California Endowment
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:In the Human Resources Department, this position directly reports to the Director of HR. Human Resources functions as consultants to staff and management in designing policies, programs and benefits that support our mission, vision, core values, racial equity focus and inclusive people strategies. Our goal is to see employees challenged with meaningful and impactful work, having access to internal learning opportunities, and thriving and contributing in a collaborative, equitable and inclusive culture. We are seeking a Senior HR Manager with a strong HR generalist background who has an understanding and experience of the core aspects of HR Management and genuine excitement for helping The Endowment build a comprehensive HR infrastructure encompassing learning, employee engagement and development. You will provide your HR Generalist expertise and thought leadership in developing workplace practices and policies that support our culture and will work closely with leadership in designing and implementing strategies that enable the organization to reach its greater potential. In alignment with our values, you will develop and support processes related to multiple areas of talent management, including performance management, training and development, talent acquisition and onboarding, change management, coaching and employee engagement. You will also provide leadership in managing employee relations and bring your project management experience to HRIS programs and systems that support our initiatives. This position is based in Los Angeles and will require occasional travel to offices in Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno, and San Diego. Position Duties and Responsibilities:Functions as a collaborative thought partner building consensus with staff and leaders and presenting alternative approaches and solutions to business initiatives. Partners closely with HR colleagues regarding annual people activities such as talent management and engagement, compensation, policy development and culture. Provides employee relations expertise, coaching and guidance related to policy violations and other reported issues. Leads all activities related to talent acquisition, including onboarding and offboarding.In collaboration with internal stakeholders, partners with other team members in structuring learning and developmental experiences. Assesses and continually improves the effectiveness of programs to enhance impact and engagement. Researches and recommends emerging trends in leadership development, culture, and wellness. Develops and drives consistent programs and initiatives that encourage employee engagement, on-boarding and reinforces the company culture and values. Builds strong and thoughtful relationships with senior leadership and staff.Ensures that work environments and workplace practices promote a positive employee relations environment free of discrimination, harassment, or any form of unfair or unethical practice. Solves problems, gets to the root cause of issues, and designs and implements solutions that cut across multiple functional areas and departments.Engages in department budget planning and manages resource allocation of the department learning and consulting budget. Serves as a lead partner in managing the successful implementation of an HRIS system capable of streamlining data, processes and decision making. Qualifications: 8 + years working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, change management, employee relations, DEI, performance management, benefits administration, and federal and state respective employment laws.Experience managing and resolving complex employee relations issues.Experience in organizational design and restructures in a matrix environment.Ability to solve a wide range of complex, multi-disciplinary problems. Experience in non-profit sector preferred. Strong analytical, problem solving, and auditing skills required. Proven project management experience successfully planning and managing high-profile projects in a collaborative, transparent and inclusive environment.Team-oriented attitude and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. High social and emotional intelligence and proven experience delivering results and managing programs.Demonstrated commitment to racial equity, diversity, inclusion, collaboration and working effectively across and in support of diverse cultural backgrounds. Ability to think strategically and translate concepts into actionable items. Must possess consultative style and approach. Ability to listen first and build strong relationships with individuals at all levels. Proficient in prioritizing and managing complex tasks, meeting deadlines with an orientation toward execution and resolution.Bi-lingual a plus.Minimum Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree and a minimum 8 years of HR Generalist/Business Partner experience. Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred.PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification preferred.Experience in HRIS conversions/implementations preferred. Working knowledge of ADP Workforce system desired.Experienced communicator, writer, facilitator, and collaborator. A broad range of HR knowledge and hands on experience in organizational design, employee relations, performance management, business consulting, engagement, and crucial conversations. The California Endowment is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and to creating a work environment where the individual is valued and respected. The Endowment welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and seeks to hire qualified staff reflecting the rich diversity of the communities we serve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, and socio-economic status.For more information about the California Endowment, please visit www.calendow.org. PI177747086

Keywords: California Endowment, Los Angeles , Senior Manager, Human Resources, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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