Chief Human Resources Officer

Downtown Los Angeles, CA | Direct Hire

Job ID: 22585 Position Type: Human Resources/Benefits Pay Rate: Up to $215,000

Law firm seeks a Chief Human Resources Officer 10 years of HR leadership experience, preferably in a professional services environment. Candidate will provide leadership for all human resources functions including recruitment, hiring, onboarding, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance management, learning and development, diversity and inclusion, and regulatory oversight and legal compliance.  Selected candidate will provide advice to firm leadership on development of programs and policies that promote recruitment and retention of top notch attorneys and staff; foster a positive organizational culture; ensure that the recruiting, retention, diversity, professional development, and staff administration policies and programs support the firm's strategic plan.

The Chief Human Resources Officer will design a robust, competitive, and fully compliant benefits and wellness program; make recommendations on compensation packages; and develop and manage the Human Resources department budget.  Candidate will participate on various committees, providing input to firm management on HR related issues.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

A bachelor's degree is required; SPHR/PHR certification or advanced degree is preferred.  Strong expertise in federal and California state employment and wage and hour laws is required; experience with DC, TX and WA is a plus. Experience maintaining Affirmative Action Plans is necessary. Strategic planning expertise and strong technological skills including ADP, HRIS, viDesktop, and advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.  Selected candidate must display outstanding communication, decision making, critical thinking, and management skills.  Confidentiality is essential in this role.The CHRO must have the flexibility to travel to firm branch offices nationwide.    

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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