HR Business Partner
The Sim Group US, Inc.Los Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
About the position
The HR Business Partner is expected to be a true partner with the business' leaders. They will proactively support their client group and the organization within a variety of HR functions including, but not limited to: employee relations, recruitment and onboarding, manager coaching, leave management, benefits and compensation, policy and procedure development and maintenance, and project management.
What you'll do
Recruitment & Onboarding
Work with divisional leadership to develop effective recruitment strategies, including, but not limited to, creating effective job postings, determining proper sourcing methods, and creating functional screening questions.
Receive, pre-screen and distribute employee resumes to the hiring managers
Develop relevant interview questions and, when needed, assist hiring managers in the conducting of interviews.
In conjunction with hiring managers, prepare offers of employment, ensuring fair hiring and employment practices.
Maintain all onboarding materials and ensure proper delivery and completion of all required documentation. Conduct new employee orientation, including any relevant system or procedures training, in a timely manner.
Ensure effective communication with all new hires and their managers to ensure smooth integration and appropriate fit within the organization.
Leadership and continued development of all US Internship Programs, including fostering and nurturing relationships with local Universities.
Employee Relations & Engagement
Serve as the subject matter expert on all company policies, procedures, and programs, as well as all relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Provide support, guidance, and coaching to employees on a variety of employment and workplace issues and concerns.
Provide support, guidance, and coaching to managers at all levels regarding effective employee, performance, and departmental management practices and processes.
Consult with the VP of HR on complex Employee Relations matters to ensure proper handling with regards to company policy and state and federal law
Develop and maintain communication, interaction, and trust with all employees to ensure potential issues can be addressed in a proactive manner.
Work with business leaders to effectively roll out HR related survey results, business strategies, and action plans aimed at increasing communication, engagement, and collaboration between leadership and staff.
Oversee Employee Relations related initiatives on an annual basis, including engagement surveys and annual performance reviews.
Benefits & Compensation
Oversee and manage US benefit policies and plans, working in conjunction with the brokers, agents, and the VP of HR to remain competitive in the market.
Assist employees with benefits questions, enrollments, and special circumstances as needed.
Consult with benefits providers, agents, and brokers to resolve issues or questions.
Maintain all benefit related policies, updating and distributing as necessary.
Ensure compliance with all compensation and benefit related laws, including PPACA, FLSA, COBRA, and relevant state and local wage and hour laws.
Conduct job and compensation analyses for benchmarking purposes to ensure current practices are in line with company strategy and industry best practice.
Support compensation and benefit related initiatives, including open enrollment, annual salary reviews, and annual bonuses.
Administer company paid leave programs (short- and long-term disability, parental leave, jury duty leave, etc.), maintaining regular communication with management and employees to ensure successful coverage and smooth returns.
Stay abreast of all relevant employment regulations as they relate to company operations and proactively advise the VP of HR of any actual or potential changes that may impact the business.
Ensure all company policies, procedures, and documentation remains compliant with state, federal and local laws.
Update, maintain, and distribute Employee Handbooks as necessary.
Administer Workers Compensation programs in all locations, including policy administration, reporting requirements, and leave management.
Performance Management and Terminations of Employment
Coach and support management with respect to disciplinary actions, performance improvement plans, and general employee performance guidelines.
Provide guidance relevant to terminations, layoffs, reductions in force, and other factors resulting in a change of employment status.
Prepare all necessary documentation for employee separations, including termination letters and state required forms and notifications.
Coordinate with Payroll to ensure final pay is processed in accordance with state law.
Coordinate with IT to ensure all company property is returned and internal access is removed in a timely manner.
As needed, work with benefit providers to ensure the timely termination of relevant employee benefits.
Assist managers by participating in termination meetings and providing guidance on post-employment matters
Conduct exit interviews /surveys as required
Track relevant information on both voluntary and involuntary terminations of employment to identify and report on trends.
Oversee day-to-day management of local HR team, including HR Coordinator and Payroll Administrator
Provide constructive feedback, leadership, and mentoring to aid in the professional growth and development of the HR team
Provide backup for HR Coordinator on daily tasks relating to recruiting, onboarding, and general administrative duties.
Provide backup for Payroll Administrator when needed relating to the processing of bi-weekly payroll, paycheck corrections, and other pay related matters.
What you'll need
8+ years of progressive Human Resources experience, including 2 years in a management capacity
Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management, or another related discipline
Strong understanding of federal and state employment legislation is required
Professional HR certification preferred
Proficiency in office skills such as, typing, filing organization, and research are required
Proficiency in the use of computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel), human resources information systems (e.g. Dayforce HCM) and internet-based programs.
Equal Opportunity & Accommodation
Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.
Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.
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