Human Resources Manager

For the Los Angeles Office of a Large Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Support firm-wide HR Director and Office Administrator with compliance of California state and federal employment laws; attend employment law seminars as needed; proactively anticipate potential changes to employment laws;
  • Work closely with department heads and Managers in providing employee relations coaching and counseling; recommend appropriate course of action and disciplinary discussions;
  • Plan and implement the annual performance management process for 70 staff members; provide market research and advise to the Office Administrator and Human Resources Director during the compensation and bonus review process;
  • Develop and facilitate professional development training programs for professional staff;
  • Conduct full-cycle recruitment for exempt and non-exempt positions, student internships, and temporary/contract employees; maintain job postings, conduct and coordinate interviews, complete employment references and verifications;
  • Propose changes to existing policy and procedures, as needed and as part of the annual Handbook review process, to ensure policies are appropriate, compliant and easily understood.

Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of Human Resources experience, including a minimum 2 years of supervisory or leadership experience; bachelor's degree required; law firm or professional services background required;
  • Current knowledge of industry and Human Resources best practices, trends and techniques; familiarity with applicable state and federal regulations;
  • Excellent problem solving skills; business-minded; ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities;
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing; ability to handle sensitive matters using impeccable judgment and confidentiality;
  • Working knowledge of an integrated HRIS system required; Workday preferred;
  • Expertise in employee relations and talent acquisition.


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