Contract HR Manager

San Jose Temporary USD50 - USD60 per year
  • Temp to Perm Opportunity
  • Work for Global Law Firm

About Our Client

My client is the world's leading single-focus provider of immigration guidance and support, backed by the best resources in the immigration services industry. The firm has more than 50 offices and over 4,000 employees located in key commercial centers throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. My client offers immigration support in more than 170 countries.

Job Description

  • Maintain an "open door policy" and contribute to leading a team that is consistent with a "Best Places to Work" brand.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable trusted advisor to employees and act as a liaison for employees, local partners and managers in addressing employee relations matters
  • Work with Talent Acquisition team to coordinate the successful on-boarding of new joiners
  • Monitor and manage welcoming programs for new joiners with legal team managers, including conducting Workday training
  • Facilitate the identification of training needs as well as the delivery and tracking of job- specific and supervisory training leveraging the Talent Management team as appropriate.
  • Support the maintenance of our key HR data in the firm's HRMS (Workday) and other systems as needed
  • Create and distribute updates to Human Resources and related policies to employees on behalf of the management team
  • Manage performance review with team management and the annual merit increase processes for employees in the areas of responsibility
  • Provide subject matter expertise on local California employment rules and practices
  • Mitigate risk by resolving employee relations and conflict issues escalating situations to the HR Director and Office of General Counsel as appropriate
  • Collaborate with HR functional areas to ensure delivery of Talent Acquisition support, Talent Management program delivery and Total Rewards initiatives.
  • Manage all facets of the day-to-day Human Resources
  • Perform other duties as assigned

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Must be open to working in the San Jose, CA office up to 5 days a week
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Master's degree and/or SPHR a plus.
  • 5 - 8 years of Human Resources Generalist experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading new hire and on-boarding processes, coaching managers, and monitoring and inspiring employee engagement, performance and retention efforts.
  • Experience in strategic and operational execution of all Human Resources functions.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State specific employment laws including FMLA, FLSA, State STD plans, Americans with disabilities act, etc.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with executive level management.
  • Entrepreneurial sensibility with a "can-do" attitude
  • Excellent skills in analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Experience working in a HR role in a large global corporation strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in professional services preferred.
  • Well-developed communication, presentation and negotiation skills together with good persuasion and influencing skills. The incumbent must be able to interact effectively with internal clients, external stakeholders and international colleagues on all levels of the organization

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Work for Global Law Firm
  • Potential Temp to Perm
  • Health Benefits
Kelley Blackshear
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Business Partner
Business Services
San Jose
Contract Type
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Kelley Blackshear
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