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Sr. Human Capital Business Partner

Mercury Insurance

Brea/Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Mercury has been named one of ‘America’s Best Employers’ in 2017 by Forbes magazine. We have also been recognized seven times by Forbes as one of “America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.” At Mercury, people come first. We offer bonus potential, excellent benefits, matching 401(k), employee activities, and many more perks. Are you interested in working for a company that’s been recognized as one of ‘America’s Best Employers’?

We have openings in our Brea, CA and Rancho Cucamonga offices.

As a strategic business partner, the HCBP, Sr. maintains accountability for facilitating and executing human capital policies, programs and practices, including planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordination and project management. This individual is also responsible for tactical implementation of a variety of human capital programs and initiatives and must keep current on federal, state, and local labor laws and regulations in order to ensure company’s legal compliance through policy setting, practice standards, and advice to management. The HCBP, Sr. is also responsible for leading key HC initiatives for the corresponding business segments they support.


Acts as a strategic business partner with assigned client groups to assist, guide, and direct management in all areas of Human Capital and align Human Capital solutions with business needs.

Partners with centers of excellence and business leaders to plan, develop, enhance, implement, and evaluate day-to-day human capital activities and solutions, including compensation and benefits strategies, employee engagement initiatives, policy development and enhancement, team building initiatives, staffing and recruiting and performance management. Ensure organization is designed to drive optimal performance - organization design, span-of-control analyses and enhancements to enable effective manager/employee relations, efficient management of restructuring activities when required, proactive identification of potential gap areas in preparation for key business changes and/or growth opportunities.

Advises management on risk assessments associated with personnel-related activities and decisions, working to maximize positive impact while mitigating risk, balancing legal requirements with business needs.

Support organization communication and change management efforts, ensuring a culture that enables employee development through effective information sharing at all levels of the organization.

Develops spreadsheets, tools, systems, and/or other creative and simple techniques for compiling, preparing and presenting data. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data required an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Evaluates reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.





BA/BS or equivalent work experience. Additional HR certification preferred.


7+ years of directly related work experience, preferably as a generalist.


Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.

Thorough knowledge of human capital policies and procedures, as well as federal, state, and local labor laws

Proven ability to partner with senior leadership as a strategic business partner

Strong project management skills and experience leading large initiatives

Solid written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated experience communicating at all levels within an organization

Experience working through HC investigations, including responses to inquiries/requests for information, litigation, and internal dispute resolution efforts

Proven ability to multi-task, prioritizing conflicting demands and organizing time and focus to deliver solid and consistent business results

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and familiarity with HRIS database, Applicant Tracking and reporting systems

Ability to drive strategic business decisions, while balancing the need for tactical executions on a day-to-day basis

Strong business acumen and ability to quickly understand business operations and industry

Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time.

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