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Corporate Human Resources Director

Lancaster, CA

The highly motivated and service-minded candidate will be responsible for all HR activities of the company from recruitment & retention to compliance, benefits coordination, and interface with HR/PR personnel. Additional responsibilities include overseeing & managing H1-B immigration, multi-state employee & remote workers, and international worker issues. The ideal individual will have 5+ years of experience in human resources and the biotech/pharmaceutical science industry.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collaboration and consultation with senior C-Suite and Division management on HR and Employee Relations (ER) aspects of operations and business strategy, including design and achievement of workforce management and workforce development objectives
  • Collaborates with management on talent development initiatives, recruitment and retention programs, including inter-divisional staffing coordination; including the development of resume repository
  • Coordination of international employee payroll and immigration issues including H1-B and outsourcing benefit compliance initiatives
  • Company-wide compensation and benefits analysis, including consulting on all facets of a comprehensive total compensation strategy including development and implementation of cost-effective and competitive wages and benefits. Propose effective alternatives for attracting and retaining a high-performance workforce.
  • The leader of personnel conflict management process throughout the business, including:
    • consulting
    • providing training
    • conducting investigations
    • according to circumstances, may provide guidance and recommendations, implementation and follow-up on conflict resolution strategies
  • Responsible for all facets of the performance management processes:
    • talent assessment and talent differentiation processes
    • work sampling and, if necessary, discipline and termination action
    • ensure all actions comply with positive leadership strategy, company policy and procedure, employment law and regulations.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of new/changed policies and procedures and compliance with changing employment law and regulations
  • Lead best practices, innovative solutions, and continuous improvement to subordinates and staff in the areas of:
    • recruitment
    • employment and labor law
    • employee relations
    • training
    • policy development and compliance
    • worker’s compensation
    • EEOC compliance and reporting
    • compensation
    • performance management
  • Responsible for investigating or supervising the investigation of legal claims in consultation with counsel
  • Responsible for consulting with senior management on all facets of the development and implementation of cost-effective and competitive benefits plans, propose effective alternatives which support Company and HR strategy for attracting and retaining a high-performance workforce
  • Coordination of training and education programs to assist with training compliance and advancement and group events

Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a progressive Human Resources career within a related industry, advanced degree in a related field and/or MBA is a plus, not a requirement
  • 5+ years of increasing experience & responsibility, including prior human resource leadership/management
  • Ability to organize & multi-task
  • Personable-consultant style and broad knowledge base
  • Possesses good judgment & wisdom
  • Hands-on, pro-active approach with a strong work ethic & sense of urgency
  • Strong business acumen & ability to contribute to business strategy and operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including:
    • ability to effectively coach leaders
    • build relationships
    • leverage resources across the organization
  • Ability to successfully centralize & integrate processes
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Strong HR Generalist

Compensation:

  • Competitive base salary + merit-based bonus and options.

Other:

  • Some travel may be required for conferences and to meet the needs of divisions in New York and North Carolina

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