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Position Summary: The HR Operations Lead will manage onboarding operations excellence and HR operations compliance. The HR Operations Lead is responsible for managing onboarding operations, HR records administration, auditing processes and ensuring adherence to internal and external compliance guidelines including, but not limited to, data retention policies, GDPR and PIPL of the People's Republic of China. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for driving continuous process improvement in support of our HR Centers of Excellence.
Compliance Liaise with key stakeholders including Legal, Employee Relations, Risk Management and Cyber Security teams to ensure HR operations compliance with applicable HR-related legal/regulatory and compliance programs including, but limited to, consumer reports and background checks, data retention policies and data privacy legislation (ex. GDPR and PIPL)
Manage risk by staying abreast of critical employee-related legislative and regulatory changes and/or developments that impact onboarding operations and communicate findings to key stakeholders
Ensure changes to rules and regulations are incorporated and documented in HR operations processes, protocols and practices
Develop practices and protocols that help mitigate risk
Lead and participate in audits to ensure data integrity and compliance
Manage Supervise, coach and provide direction to HR operations team members ensuring operational excellence and compliance in onboarding and HR records administration
Foster a spirit of collaboration, innovation, fairness and trust
Encourage problem solving, issue resolution and personal accountability
Ensure integrity of our processes by leveraging dashboards and analytics tools to measure, monitor and audit onboarding processes and procedures including system onboarding, background checks, work authorizations and HR records management
Optimize processes via automation and technology
Streamline and improve HR operations processes to enable scale, increase efficiency and minimize risk
Minimum 5 years' HR operations compliance and governance experience
Minimum 4 years' experience managing a team of 3 or more HR professionals
Minimum 3 years background check program management experience
Proven experience as a process-oriented HR Operations Manager or similar role
Solid understanding of employment laws and regulations
Demonstrated knowledge of consumer and data protection rules related to people data
Problem solving mindset with strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to build rapport, establish relationships, influence and partner with stakeholder across all levels and departments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to exercise discretion with confidential information
Ability to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment
Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching and development skills
Education: Bachelor's Degree required; HR major preferred.
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