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Human Resources Manager

Location: Kent, WA
Hansell Tierney is assisting our client with their search for an HR Manager.

Location: Kent, WA
Duration: FTE

The HR Manager administers all Human Resources functions including Employee Relations, Employment law, Recruitment and Retention strategies, Training and Development; Compensation and Benefits planning; Performance planning and evaluation; Workers Compensation Claims management; Policy development and interpretation. The HR Manager provides direction for the company and HR guidance and support for management and employees.

  • 30% EMPLOYEE RELATIONS/EMPLOYMENT LAW:  Assess and Control Legal risks for all employee actions; Policy development/ interpretation/audit;  Manage the course of disciplinary actions; develop chronologies and strategy – potential Legal issues; Employee agreements (Offer letters; Separation agreements; Counseling statements; employee recognition /retention strategies. Assist Management in maintaining sound employment practices and all employee actions.
  • 10% COMPENSATION:  Develop and Manage pay philosophies: (example: Competitive/controlled); Make             recommendations on offers (competitive placement in range); economic bench marking; develop job             descriptions/tied to market competitive pay ranges; Exempt / non-exempt determination. Plan and oversee             compensation budgeting process in concert with Accounting requirements and CEO approvals.
  • 10% BENEFITS MANAGEMENT: 401K  Plan Administrator (committee meetings/record keeping; Participant enrollment, meetings, loans, deferrals, and record keeping; Plan design and updates re: Amendments, notifications to employees (Platform changes; fiduciary responsibilities; general record keeping and compliance/payroll audits).
    • Other Benefits:  Annual renewal process; participant management including:
      • Maintain 5-6 benefit websites
      • Monthly employee actions:hire/termination/changes in coverage
      • Maintain accurate census detail for all participants
      • General records maintenance
      • Support to employees inquiries and claims resolution
      • Legal compliance (example:healthcare reform)
  • 30% RECRUITMENT/SELECTION:  Budgeting, Requisition, job descriptions; Recruitment strategy/
    Interviews/manage process to completion; new hire orientation/onboarding; 90 day objectives,
    3 month follow up (HR interview); Cost of turnover/efficiency of process.
    • Turnover reports: include voluntary turnover stat compared to industry and to our own history
    • Cost of & reasons for turnover/Length of service stats/headcount tracking
    • General exit interview information (generic)
    • Time to fill report
    • Cost of recruitment-track actual expenses and report
  • 20% PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT:  Objectives development (review for continuous improvement in writing good objectives) through performance planning and evaluation process tied to pay increases. 
  • SPHR and/or four-year degree with an emphasis in HR with at least three to five years of HR management experience
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (mediation, consensus building, problem solving, coaching/facilitating others)
  • Management experience that includes staff management; policy and best practices research, analysis, presentation and implementation.
  • Comprehensive trust leadership style and substance
  • Ability to take an independent stance and challenge the ideas of the CEO, and Senior Managers while maintaining their respect and confidence
  • Ability to lead/orchestrate negotiations in business transactions
  • Strong administrative and people management skills
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Hansell Tierney 2955 80th Ave SE Suite 102 Mercer Island WA 98040 Office: 206-232-3080 Email: info@hanselltierney.com