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Looking for an HR Director in San Francisco

Jennifer M.
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Oakland, CA
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JOB OPENING
Human Resources Director
San Francisco

Aperian Global is a small, privately-held global consulting, training, and web tools firm with offices in
seven countries. A dynamic and growing company, we are expert in facilitating talent development and
business transformation across borders. Through a blended set of solutions, we partner with our clients
to:

Leverage global talent
Grow the capacity to innovate
Mobilize resources to successfully execute global strategies
Create human integration solutions to cross-border challenges
Synthesize and integrate global knowledge and lessons learned
Enable leaders, managers, and employees to see and seize global opportunities
Equip people with skills, knowledge, and insights to succeed in globally diverse environments

For more information on the Company, please go to our website at www.aperianglobal.com.

We are seeking a candidate with broad generalist experience for the role of Human Resources Director.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and positive team player with a "roll up your sleeves and
get it done" approach, who can lead employee engagement efforts and professional development
activities for our firm. Global experience and a global mindset will be a plus.

The Human Resources Director is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the organization
in accordance with the policies and practices of the Company, laws and regulations. The HR Director is
also responsible for strategic human resource planning to provide the company with the best people
talent available and to position the company as an Employer of Choice. This position reports into the
Senior Leadership Team and has two direct reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

HR Strategy: Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's human
resource strategy and performance; evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning on the
attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the company.

Talent Management and Development: Identify competency, knowledge and talent needs;
implement strategies including succession planning, training and development programs to prepare
employees for more significant responsibilities and professional development programs to enhance
employee knowledge and skills.

Employee Relations: Facilitate a working atmosphere that fosters employee engagement; respond
to employee-relation issues; counsel employees seeking assistance of an HR nature; advise
management and employees during organizational change.

Staffing: Direct staffing activities across the employee life cycle: attraction, recruitment, onboarding,
retention and separation.

Global: Maintain compliance with essential employment law and legal issues for overseas
operations sites; work with Regional Finance Managers to design, plan, and implement international
human resources programs and policies.

Compliance: Ensure company compliance with all current, applicable labor laws and legal issues;
advise Board and senior management on best practices and course of action in all human resources
issues.

Rewards: Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide
motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.

Other: Manage areas such as relocation, employee communication, employee safety and health and
other duties as required. Manage the budget and financial measures of the Human Resources
Department.

Qualifications and Experience:

An experienced leader and human resource executive with a minimum of 10 years of varied and
progressive global HR experience, preferably in small global organizations.

Thorough knowledge of state and federal labor laws; familiarity with international labor law and
issues.

Masters degree (MA) or equivalent in HR or related field.

SPHR certification; GPHR or other certification a plus.

Overseas living and working experience a plus.

An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards.

A strategic planner with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong
operational focus and a willingness to be hands-on.

A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.

An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses
excellent communication skills.

Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to employee
groups, management at all levels of the company, and the Board.

A good educator who is trustworthy, open, and is willing to serve as a mentor.

An excellent facilitator who is experienced in resolving conflicts between different parties to a dispute
and able to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or issues.

A decisive individual who possesses a strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation and
detail oriented perspective.

Diverse experiences in managing a range of administrative areas of responsibility.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and prior experience. Full insurance benefits and 3
weeks of vacation.

Send CV/resume and cover letter by March 1st highlighting relevant experience and general salary
expectations to: us.hr@aperianglobal.com. Please reference the job title in the subject line. Targeted
start date for this position: April 1st. EOE
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