Sr. Manager, HR Compliance

New York, New York Permanent USD160,000 - USD190,000 per year
  • Leading International Law Firm
  • Modern and Progressive Culture!

About Our Client

A prestigious legal firm renowned for its excellence in providing comprehensive legal services to clients worldwide. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct. The firm has a modern and progressive culture, with strong and steady growth on a global scale.

Job Description

  1. HR Compliance Oversight: Oversee and manage all aspects of HR compliance, including but not limited to, employment laws, regulations, and policies.

  2. Policy Development and Implementation: Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of HR policies and procedures in accordance with legal requirements and best practices.

  3. Legal Compliance Monitoring: Stay abreast of changes in employment laws and regulations to ensure ongoing compliance across all areas of HR operations.

  4. Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify potential areas of compliance risk and develop strategies to mitigate those risks effectively.

  5. Training and Education: Develop and deliver training programs for HR staff and management on compliance-related topics, ensuring awareness and understanding of legal obligations.

  6. HRIS Integration: Collaborate with HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) team to ensure that HR systems and processes support compliance requirements.

  7. Internal Investigations: Oversee and conduct internal investigations into HR compliance matters, working closely with the Assistant General Counsel as necessary.

  8. Audits and Reporting: Conduct regular audits of HR practices and prepare reports to management on compliance status, issues, and recommended actions.

  9. Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with HR Operations, Legal, and other relevant departments to ensure a coordinated approach to HR compliance.

  10. Vendor Management: Oversee relationships with external legal counsel and compliance consultants as needed.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Law, or related field. Master's degree or JD preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in HR compliance roles, preferably within the legal industry or professional services firms.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations at local, state, federal, and international levels.
  • Experience developing and implementing HR policies and procedures.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate teams, fostering a culture of compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., PHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP) are a plus.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Annual bonus - 18%
  • 401k with a 7.5% match
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO package
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Work-life balance initiatives
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and wellness programs
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Human Resources
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HR Manager
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New York
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