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Vice President of Human Resources


Irvine, California 92618
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Directly responsible for the overall organization, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources function. The Vice President of Human Resources will partner with the company's senior leaders to work toward the strategic and operational goals of the company and their departments. The Vice President of Human Resources will be responsible for proposing, developing, implementing and coordinating company programs, policies and procedures covering all areas of Human Resources: employee relations, organizational and work design, coaching of senior leaders, performance management, compensation, benefits, employee selection and leadership development. The Vice President of Human Resources will have leadership responsibility for assuring all critical Human Resources functions are delivered timely and effectively for the organizations while working with a team of Human Resources professionals in developing and leading company-wide initiatives.


  • Oversee the development and implementation of policies, procedures and tools which may include: performance management, career development, communication and relationship building skills among others, build and foster good communication and positive relationships between employees and supervisors/managers.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for the division and perform periodic cost and productivity analysis.
  • Oversee the design, development, creation and implementation of training programs across the organization to meet group, department and/or individual needs. 
  • Evaluate effectiveness of training programs and facilitate training programs. 
  • Collaborate with department heads, managers and supervisors regarding personnel planning, development and succession planning within functional areas and across the company.
  • Oversee compensation and benefit programs for the organization.
  • Attract, develop and retain quality talent.  
  • Identify and ensure compliance on all legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the Human Resources function (e.g., OSHA, EEO, TEFRA, ERISA, and Wage & Hour, etc.).
  • Direct the preparation of information requested or required for company compliance.
  • Oversee the development of a Human Resources system that meets the organization’s personnel information needs.  Upgrade system and reporting capabilities.
  • Work effectively across department lines to assist departments in complying with internal controls as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Establish and implement short and long term goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures.
  • Participates on various committees and special projects. 



To perform this job function successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and ADP.
  • Able to effectively use common office equipment.
  • Working knowledge of corporate retail environment.
  • Ability to reprioritize projects frequently.
  • Must have ability to multitask.



  • 15+ years of HR experience with the last 5 years as the Executive Head of HR.
  • Experience supporting a multi-site, multi-state organization.
  • Retail experience strongly preferred.
  • Proven skills in strategic business planning, benefits administration, regulatory compliance, career development, succession planning and public company HR reporting requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in human resources, business administration, or other related field.   



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including ability to work in a team environment; give and receive direct, honest feedback.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Ability to effectively present information to Sr. Management, public groups and/or Board of Directors.



  • Must have the ability to analyze reports and employee data information.
  • Must be able to analyze employee relation situations and develop a resolution.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals.



  • Strong ability to exercise sound judgment and find effective solutions.



  • SHRM-SCP or SPHR preferred



  • Independent, self-motivated, team player.
  • Ability to remain flexible, re-prioritize and respond to changing demands
  • Must be multi-task oriented.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit, stand, and operate business equipment.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Typical office environment with low level noise exposure.

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