Human Resources Manager, Retail – Outlets West in Costa Mesa, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

VF Corporation   •  

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Vans: Be a Part of the Original

"It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people" – Paul Van Doren

Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values:

We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and fun. And most of all, we are a family.

Vans is a subsidiary of VF, one of the world's largest apparel and footwear companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people.

Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individual's pursuit of growth to achieve future goals driven by our brand purpose.

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Human Resources Manager, Retail – Outlets West: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family

As one of our dedicated and passionate Human Resources Managers for our Retail team, you will have the important responsibility of supporting the engagement and development of talent within your assigned region. As the business partner for your region you will be responsible for fostering strong team dynamics, protecting our company culture grounded in our history and heritage, and developing a strategic plan to improve employee experience and deliver strong results. You have exceptional people skills but are also extremely strategic and analytical. These strengths allow you to build effective partnerships and influence leaders. Your efforts will directly help us grow and expand our Americas region and develop our next generation leaders.

How You Will Make a Difference:

You will foster positive and effective team dynamics with a focus on proactive management to drive retention and engagement. Leverage employee data, feedback, and EEO planning to conduct root cause analysis and support company focus on maintaining a diverse workforce. Champion our inclusion through our culture of belonging to ensure every voice matter, and all employees feel welcome, comfortable and safe. You will be an advocate for regional store needs related to HR centers of expertise to ensure necessary tools, resources, training, and process updates fit business needs. Maintain a focus on regional bench strength and conduct succession and talent related meetings and training to drive employee readiness and internal promotions. Your diverse experiences and background enable you to provide a unique perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view. You will champion organizational development programs for regional stores including performance management, leadership development, as well as individual employee programs. You will maintain knowledge of industry trends, federal and state employment legislation and ensures company compliance by updating and implementing company policies and procedures to ensure compliance for multiple states. Oversees employee recognition programs for assigned region and supports the development of new programs to drive employee engagement. Utilizes existing tools to support workforce planning within assigned region and supports the development of new programs to ensure we have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

Skills for Success:

Years of Related Professional Experience: 5-7 years

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, and a minimum of 6 years' experience managing employee relations in a multi-unit environment.
  • Ability to build and conduct reporting in Excel and conduct ad hoc analysis to generate insights within your employee population
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (written, oral and presentation skills)
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and handle multiple assignments simultaneously and autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies, procedures, and other business practices and ensure alignment with strategic goals and legal requirements
  • Ability to forge strong partnerships and work collaboratively with business leaders and HR colleagues while demonstrating a capacity to influence all levels of the organization.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Travel by air and overnight, as required 15% amount of time.
  • Willing and able to work additional hours as required

Valid Through: 2019-10-14