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Manager, Human Resources (Employee Relations)

Location: Orange
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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Job ID #4246: Manager, Human Resources (Employee Relations) Position Manager, Human Resources (Employee Relations) Salary $105,000 - $163,900 Agency CalOptima Deadline Open until filled Description Manager, Human Resources (Employee Relations) Job Description
Department(s): Human Resources Reports to: Director III (Human Resources)
FLSA status: Exempt
Salary Grade: O - $105,000 - $163,900 About CalOptima Health CalOptima Health is the single largest health plan in Orange County, serving 880,000 members, or one in four residents. Our motto - "Better. Together." - is at the heart of our mission to serve members with excellence, dignity and respect. We are a public agency made up of compassionate leaders and professionals working together to strengthen our community's health. If you're looking for an opportunity to work for an organization dedicated to improving local health care and serving the needs of the most vulnerable, we encourage you to join CalOptima Health.
About the Position The Manager Human Resources (Employee Relations) oversees and provides direct supervision to the Human Resources Employee Relations function and team members while working closely with the Director, Human Resources to develop and implement comprehensive correction and performance management programs which are designed to ensure efficient and effective organizational and employee performance, in compliance with applicable employment laws, regulations, statutes and internal policies, procedures and guidelines. The incumbent will work with other stakeholders, update policy, communicate changes, conduct research into best practices and stay up-to-date on regulatory changes. Duties & Responsibilities: --- Cultivates and promotes a mission-driven culture of high-quality performance, with a member focus on customer service, consistency, dignity and accountability. --- Directs and assists the team in carrying out department responsibilities and collaborates with the leadership team and staff to support short- and long-term goals/priorities for the department.
--- Manages performance management programs, such as the annual performance review program; administrative investigations, corrective action and terminations; employment law compliance; personnel-related policy and procedure development and updates; department reorganizations; equal employment opportunity; employee, supervisory and management training; leadership development; succession planning; and employee engagement and retention.
--- Collaborates with Director, Human Resources and other executive level leaders on cases that are complex and of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.
--- Partners with leaders in developing and implementing comprehensive initiatives and programs to ensure organizational effectiveness and employee development that is in alignment with the organization's mission; facilitates the development of organizational strategic planning and change management processes.
--- Conducts organizational analysis, including one-on-one and group interviews with leaders and employees to assess the organizational culture and effectiveness; provides team building activities as appropriate. Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational performance, identifies improvement opportunities, makes recommendations and implements programs and activities to increase organizational and employee performance; assists managers to analyze, review, document and report employee performance development.
--- Analyzes statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel-related problems and develop recommendations for improvement, mitigation and prevention.
--- Receives and directs the responses to personnel-related complaints and concerns; initiates, oversees and conducts complex investigations; oversees investigations conducted by subordinate personnel for quality, thoroughness and appropriate follow-up in order to ensure efficient and effective organizational and employee performance.
--- Interviews, selects and trains assigned personnel; evaluates and directs the work of subordinates and when applicable, addresses performance deficiencies, implements discipline and/or makes recommendations regarding termination.
--- Participates and manages in the forecasting of expenditures, development and administration of annual budget; monitors and approves expenditures; adjusts as necessary; and initiates purchases and contracts in accordance with established policies and procedures.
--- Partners with other leaders and employees to receive and resolve significant and/or complex human resources matters.
--- Prepares and presents reports and requests to the Board of Directors, Board Committees and executive management.
--- Stays current with employment laws; interprets, recommends and implements modifications and/or development of policies, procedures and guidelines; advises and educates leadership on revisions or changes.
--- Designs, develops and presents trainings to educate and develop leaders and employees within assigned area of subject matter expertise.
--- Designs, develops and communicates the implementation of HR programs, initiatives and processes. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of organizational and employee performance.
--- Consults with legal counsel on recommended courses of action and may participate in litigation matters as required.
--- Completes other projects and duties as assigned. Experience & Education:
--- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Administration or related field required. --- 7 years of progressive human resources experience in employee relations is required.
--- An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position such as those listed above is also qualifying. Preferred Qualifications:
--- Master's degree. --- 3 years of supervisory experience.
--- Experience within the health care or public agency industry. About our Benefits & Wellness options:
At CalOptima Health, we know that a healthy and happy workforce is a thriving workforce, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), low-cost medical/vision/dental insurance options, and paid time off. To support quality work-life balance, we allow flexible scheduling during core business hours, telework options for some positions, work schedules that allow every other Friday off (9/80 schedule), and a wellness program featuring diverse activities. Additionally, CalOptima Health contributes 4% of pensionable earnings to a 401(a) retirement program with no required employee contribution. Employees also have access to 457(b) retirement plans with pre/post-tax contribution options. CalOptima Health is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit. CalOptima Health wants to have qualified employees in every job position. CalOptima Health prohibits unlawful discrimination against any employee, or applicant for employment, based on race, religion/religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transitioning status, age, sexual orientation, immigration status, military status as a disabled veteran, or veteran of the Vietnam era, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. CalOptima Health also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived as having, any of those characteristics. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. Job Location: Orange, California Additional Information To Apply To apply, visit

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