Regional Human Resources Director

Centerplate   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 80 days ago

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Principal Function:

The Regional Human Resources Director is responsible for the overall management of Centerplate's human resources systems and practices at various locations within an assigned region. 

The Regional HR Director will serve as an extension of Centerplate's Corporate Hospitality Support Center by providing HR leadership in the field.  They will position themselves as a strategic business partner, teaming with regional operations executives in establishing objectives and priorities for their region.  The Regional HR Director will work closely with Corporate HR staff, as well as assigned General Managers, senior management and onsite management teams to provide counsel on local, state and Federal compliance issues and interpretation of company policies and procedures.  They will support their region through providing training and assistance with recruitment and retention strategies, as well as guidance on matters of employee relations. 

The Regional HR Director will operate with sufficient independence to ensure fairness and objectivity for all employees, while supporting Centerplate's vision, mission and values.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leverage the capabilities of the workforce in the field by supporting District HR Managers and on-site operational managers in the implementation and maintenance of day-to-day HR practices.
  • Communicate and promote Centerplate's culture and values; Provide hands-on leadership and direction to District and unit-level HR Managers; Serve as a role model for General Managers and operations teams.
  • Contribute to the efficient operation of assigned business units by partnering with operations in providing support, information, insight, analysis and recommendations in matters pertaining staffing, training, compliance, benefits, compensation, employee relations, recognition, and other HR-related functions.
  • Participate in special projects related to the development and implementation of organizational, HR and general business strategies.


Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5+ years experience as a senior-level HR generalist.
  • Bachelor's degree in HR management, organizational development or related field preferred.
  • Exceptional and up-to-date knowledge of Human Resources practices, laws and principles.
  • Previous multi-unit HRresponsibilities within the food service, hospitality or similar industry.
  • Background in training design and delivery; Excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with strong ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Ability to create and understand written and oral direction and to communicate same with others.
  • Knowledge of organizational development and design.
  • HRCI-PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification or equivalent designation is preferred.
  • Strong ability to analyze data and prepare reports and statements as needed.
  • Technology savvy, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software; Lawson system experience is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of POS systems, Time and Attendance systems and operation of digital devices such as registers and time clocks is helpful.
  • Proven ability to work with all levels of staff and management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully manage multiple and competing priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts.
  • Ability to understand written and oral direction and to communicate same with others.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks/projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of the finance area.
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
  • Flexibility and mobility to travel frequently and meet the needs of various locations.
  • Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays with intermittent travel.