Senior Manager, Human Resources

Date:  Aug 30, 2019
Property:  RPH (0023)

Newport Coast, CA, 92657

Division:  Human Resources (HR)
Req ID:  29811

Position Summary:

The Senior Human Resources Manager supports the hotel by promoting, communicating and implementing human resources strategies and initiatives; performs various human resources duties in areas such as training, employee relations or other special projects; and partners with management teams to facilitate the delivery of HR services as appropriate. The HR Manager also serves as contact for employees and answers questions regarding HR policies and procedures.

Job Duties:
  • Work with management and employees to resolve performance and employee relations issues.
  • Extensive involvement in employee relations including representing the hotel in employment-related claims, e.g. EDD, EEOC, etc.
  • Consult with management on compensation and benefits issues.
  • Work with the staffing department to ensure open positions are filled in a timely manner.
  • Work heavily with the training department to ensure that employee training is delivered to meet organization needs.
  • Collaborate with HR centers of expertise (Talent Acquisition, HRIS, Comp/Benefits, HR Operations, Compliance) for service delivery to clients.
  • Provide project support to the Director of Human Resources.
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
  • Bachelor degree in HR, Business, Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of recent HR management experience working with employee relations, training, federal, state, and local employment laws (California).
  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred.
  • Experience driving strategic HR process improvements & projects.
  • Excellent employee relations skills with emphasis on non-exempt populations.
  • Strong understanding of California employment law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in a service industry e.g. retail, hospitality, property management, etc. preferred
  • Project management skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish skills desired.


About Us:
The Resort at Pelican Hill (a part of Irvine Company’s Coastal Collection) is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury.

Perched upon 504 acres of unrivaled coastal beauty, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a world unto itself with seven exceptional dining options, 36 holes of world-class golf and the #1 Spa in California.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who create memorable experiences that stay with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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