People Operations Manager

Various Locations, CA
Full Time
People and Culture
Manager/Supervisor
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking a People Operations Managerwho will be responsible for HR compliance, reporting and analytics, policy development and implementation, compensation and benefits, and payroll management. The People Operations Manager reports to the Chief People Officer and delivers on our people-first initiatives, ensures compliance with multi-state employment requirements, and ensures HR processes are streamlined and effective. This position has exposure to all aspects of our fast-paced, consulting firm; pivoting quickly, managing multiple priorities, providing high-touch, responsive and accurate solutions, and collaborating effectively with highly skilled and specialized colleagues are requirements for this role. While this role may offer flexible work arrangements that can include a mix of in-office and remote work, our changing business needs will ultimately determine our level of remote-work flexibility. Additionally, to promote in-person collaboration and client teaming, we prioritize hiring those who reside within 50 miles of a Rincon office which currently includes: Carlsbad, Fresno, Los Angeles, Monterey, Oakland, Palm Springs, Riverside, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.

Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:
HR Compliance
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations
  • Regularly updating HR policies according to legal requirements, conducting routine compliance audits, and staying current with changes in labor laws and regulations to recommend appropriate policy updates
Payroll Management
  • Oversee and manage Rincon’s payroll function in conjunction with the Payroll Administrator
  • Ensure accuracy of payroll and necessary adjustments are made on a timely basis
  • Multi-state payroll experience required
Compensation and Benefits Management
  • Manage and oversee the design, implementation, and administration of comprehensive compensation programs
  • Conduct market research to ensure competitive pay structures, creating, and maintaining job descriptions with corresponding salary ranges, and administering benefits programs
  • Coordinate with external vendors and brokers to manage benefits effectively in collaboration with the Benefits Administrator
Policy Development and Implementation
  • Develop, review, and update Employee Handbook and other HR policies and procedures to ensure they meet Rincon’s needs and comply with legal requirements
  • Responsibilities include writing in collaboration with others and disseminating approved policies across Rincon, providing training, and ensuring adherence
  • Regular collaboration with legal and compliance teams to align policies with laws and regulations, and ongoing monitoring of policy effectiveness to suggest improvements
HR Analytics and Reporting
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting HR data relating to compliance, compensation, and benefits.
  • Prepare regular reports and tracking key HR metrics and generating compliance reports as needed
  • Identification of trends from the data, providing actionable insights for decision-making, and recommending data-driven enhancements to HR programs and practices

This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
  • 7+ years of multi-state, human resources experience with prior experience in a consulting firm highly desired
  • Prior experience as a specialist in the functional areas of compensation, benefits, and payroll
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated success building and maintaining strong internal and external relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with managers and business leaders in an influential manner; comfortable interacting with all levels in the organization
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Computer literate and technologically skilled
  • A desire to continually improve processes and research and implement best practices
  • Exercises good judgment and maintains strict confidentiality
  • A team player with the ability and willingness to pitch in as needed in areas outside one’s own core expertise

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California and is recognized as a ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For’ by the Zweig Group. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, sustainability, climate change, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 400+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $101,000-$124,000, plus benefits and bonus. At Rincon, our salary ranges are based on market median of similar jobs, according to third party salary benchmark surveys. The base pay that is actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive Total Rewards Package, providing our valued employees with many benefits to enhance their well-being and financial security. Our health benefits include a range of options such as HMO, PPO, HDHP, and Health Savings Account choices, ensuring you have the flexibility to select the plan that best suits your needs. 

Additionally, you can enjoy peace of mind with employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, as well as dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We prioritize your well-being by offering three weeks of vacation accrual in the first year, paid sick leave, and paid holidays, ensuring you have ample time off to rejuvenate. Planning for your future is made easier through our 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan and bonus opportunities. 

Beyond the essentials, Rincon recognizes the importance of personal and professional growth, that's why we provide opportunities for professional development and mentoring. Our commitment extends to the community through Volunteer Pay for a Day, reinforcing the values of social responsibility. Moreover, we go the extra mile with additional perks like Flexible Spending & Dependent Care, Supplemental life insurance, Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance, and much more. Check out more details on our Rincon Consultants webpage here! 


 

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