Human Resources Business Partner

Santa Clara, CA

Posted: 03/11/2019 Position Categories: Administrative: Human Resources/Staffing

Position Summary:

A human resources business partner to provide a wide range of generalist support to company personnel, including managing, improving and implementing policies and procedures, and managing change within a unique and dynamic company culture.  Reports to the Director of Human Resources. 

Major Duties & Responsibilities: 

Partner with HR team, business managers, and employees to design, continually improve, and deliver core HR process including but not limited to:

  • Employee Relations: Coach and provide guidance to employees and managers in people and performance management principles and practices.  Assist and advise employees and managers on grievances and issues.
  • Compliance. Ensure that HR and company policies are followed and adhered to, in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Organizational Development. Be an active proponent of and supporter of corporate change initiatives.  Facilitate and support change management protocols as necessary. 
  • Benefits and Workers Compensation: Provide assistance to employees regarding their benefits and answering questions.  Respond to workers compensation issues, and refer employees appropriately.
  • Resource support and advocacy. Serve as a resource for employees and managers regarding all aspects of the employment life cycle, including but not limited to: job performance, benefits, compensation, training and development, leaves of absence, workplace illness and/or injury, complaints and grievances, and succession planning.  Elevate issues to senior management in an appropriate, sensitive, and efficient manner.
  • Operational Support:  Assist in company’s operational efforts and initiatives.  Provide support with local and corporate audits as necessary.  Assist the HR Director and Executive Director with other duties and projects as requested
  • BS/BA degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field, with at least 6 years of relevant and recent experience in all of the competencies described above.
  • HR certification (PHR/SPHR/GPHR) is preferred.
  • A diverse HR background, covering the areas and disciplines described above.
  • Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of an organization, ranging from C-level/executive managers, to entry level employees
  • Experience with various employee relations issues for both exempt and non-exempt personnel. Preferred experience includes investigations, conflict resolution, and mediations.
  • Working knowledge and experience with current employment and labor laws, at the federal, CA state, and local/municipality levels.
  • Able to understand and communicate the company’s benefit programs.
  • High energy, “roll up your sleeves” style.
  • Highly effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Able to juggle frequently changing priorities with confidence and grace.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong technical skills – i.e. with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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