Sr. People Relations Manager

Human Resources San Jose, California Req.Num.: 4768


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Job Summary:

 

The Sr. People Relations Manager will have a unique opportunity to make an immediate, positive impact in support of the employee-employer relationships globally, while working with leadership and business partners in the assessment, evaluation, and implementation of policy, procedure, tools, programs and compliance measures. The ideal candidate understands that this role helps foster productivity and high engagement; Holistic end to end HR experience, wealth of knowledge regarding the fundamentals of internal investigations lends itself to leading and overseeing comprehensive sensitive investigations while working with the global HR and legal team as well as stakeholders to ensure timely resolution. Reporting to the Sr. Director of HRBP, this position is located in San Jose, California.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders including, HRBP and leadership teams.
  • Systematically evaluate People Relations processes, optimize design changes and improvements to better meet evolving needs. 
  • Research, develop, revise, author and interpret policy; Deliver information to leadership and employees to ensure that policies are effectively administered and enforced.
  • Facilitate comprehensive training presentations that advance leadership practices, principles, and objectives. 
  • Handle, mediate, and/or investigate employee matters and complaints; Prepare investigation reports for review and final action by the appropriate decision makers. Lead employee meetings, handle conflict negotiation/resolution and provide recommendations to the appropriate leaders for disposition. 
  • Lead the HRBP Council Meetings to cultivate consistent methods globally and in compliance with local law, keeping an eye on resolving matters in a mutually beneficial fashion, working for the greater good and representing client groups on people related needs, also further equip HRBPs to navigate through sensitive employee matters, through actionable learning sessions.
  • Ensure that the HRBP portal is current and provides information and resources to stakeholders to ensure that they are informed of the latest policies and trends as well as optimizing efficiency. 
  • Handle complex special assignments as directed by the Sr. Director HRBPs/Legal Counsel,
  • Identify/incorporate best practices and lessons learned from higher education and corporate, and internal departments into program action plans.
  • Provide senior executives with periodic comprehensive analysis of data for decision-making and develop thoughtful actions plan to mitigate risk and reduce incident rate. 


Experience / Education / Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods associated with the full range of HR functions with an emphasis on People Relations and fair employment standards and regulations (i.e. Title VII, Title IX, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, OSHA, HIPAA, ADEA etc.) 
  • Knowledge of the Federal and State laws, principles and practices of HR functions, specifically related to People Relations and other administrative operations. 
  • Expertise in developing, planning, directing and evaluating People Relations’ programs and matters. 
  • Must have outstanding facilitation skills in order to engage an audience of any level to effectively transfer the learning. 
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive analytical reports using quantitative and qualitative data as needed for senior leaders. 
  • Passion for leading, developing and motivating indirect reports in a consultative &/or directive mode. Consensus builder, considering stakeholder needs and wants, responding with thoughtful results.
  • Ability to plan and adjust work priorities to meet competing priorities within available resources.
  • Responsible for authoring, maintaining & creatively interpreting all related policies/procedures in compliance with all applicable current Federal & State laws. 
  • Assists HRBPs in advising as a consult or directive in appropriate resolution of matters.
  • Mastery in conflict resolution and negotiation
  • Acts as an advisor to all levels of employees within the organization. 

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience in global, high-tech, high-growth organizations, at least 7 years of progressive HR management level experience with maturing start up to public company
  • Masters or equivalent/relevant experience preferred
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit, innovative, curious and creative
  • Measured success working in a fast-paced, high profile environment
  • Ability to show initiative by tackling complex, enterprise-wide issues while balancing competing priorities
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design and implement creative HR solutions to drive business results
  • Must have high-energy personality, know to find humor in challenging situations and can handle multiple changing priorities effectively and balance dynamic personalities
  • Experience implementing structure & process from Pre-IPO to public company
  • Able to travel up to 10% to other offices within and outside the U.S.
  • Present to the Board of Directors and work with the Compensation Committee on people-related matters
  • PHR or SPHR preferred, but not required 

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