Jun 22, 2020

Regional Human Resource Partner -(Remote-Based in CA)

  • Vivint Solar Developer, LLC
  • Santa Fe Springs, California, United States

Gig Description

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Vivint Solar is the brighter and more affordable way to power your home. We believe people should have a choice in how to produce the energy they use to live every day. This is why we're making it easy for people nationwide to choose to go solar. We're proud to be a leader in the renewable energy industry.

To undertake such a huge task, we need a Regional Human Resource Partner that will be a solid contributor and leader. We have a world-class Human Resource team at Vivint Solar. Our HR team is made up of analysts, consultants, and innovative HR experts. We are building programs that help Vivint Solar employees excel and thrive. The Human Capital Partner will report to the Sr. Human Resource Manager. The Human Resource Partner will handle employee relations, investigations, compliance, performance management, organization effectiveness, onboarding, and training. We could use a lot of fancy words to explain the job, but in short, you help your leaders win! If there is a people component within your region, you work with the leaders to make it work.

We want someone who understands what makes effective managers, how to build teams, and the importance of culture. Someone who can bring experience and expertise to the table, while thinking outside of the box and who isn't afraid to roll up their sleeves and dive in to address and solution problems. We are driven by data and the employees we support.

This position will manage all Human Resource in the West Coast, which includes California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii and growing. The ideal candidate will be located in Southern California or reasonable proximity to that area and our local offices. This is a remote position which when not traveling will work from home/telecommute. As such, we rely on someone with great initiative to manage their workload proactively and with limited direction.

Key Job Duties:
  • Act in a consultative leadership and strategic partnership role for all aspects of HR across the West Coast, with Sales and Operations leaders and corporate HR to ensure HR services are aligned with the needs of the business. Identify new opportunities where HR can add value to the business.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations. Track and review disciplinary issues with management to identify best disciplinary options and recommend alternative paths to managers in the event disciplinary action proposed is not appropriate and/or supported by proper documentation. Draft disciplinary documentation. Influence leaders to take appropriate actions and ensure said action was taken.
  • Support corporate HR by assuring compliance with programs are being appropriately administered regarding licensing, I-9s, leaves of absences, vacations, performance evaluations, compensation changes, succession planning, training and development, terminations, etc.
  • Analyzes case trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Interpret organizational strategies and offer appropriate HR solutions.
  • Work with managers to establish and maintain competitive programs that attract and retain high quality employees in a cost-effective manner.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Collaborate, develop, and deliver HR policies, practices, and procedures that guide the business while achieving its goals. Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Partner with business operations to ensure a complete understanding of business needs and objectives and resolves HR issues.
  • Travel to local offices in assigned states (majority CA) 25-50% of the time.

Necessary Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years HR Generalist, HR Business Partner and/or HR Manager experience including employment law, compensation, investigations, training, and performance management.
  • Strong understanding of business environment, strategy, and business unit needs.
  • Solid experience of analyzing, compiling and presenting data.
  • Undergraduate Degree (BS/BA), preferably in Business or Human Resources.
  • Graduate Degree (MBA, MHR, etc.) and/or PHR/SPHR preferred.
  • Experience leading a team that managed high growth at a fast pace and at remote locations.
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft, HRIS and Applicant Tracking tools
  • Experience in performance management and talent management initiatives
  • Operations and process improvement experience.
  • Ability to build credibility and strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies. CA employment law and regulation experience a must.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Employees of Vivint Solar must submit to a criminal history check, motor vehicles check, drug screening, and obtain clearance from the state based upon the state requirements.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

Vivint Solar is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans. We, an equal opportunity employer, do not consider any protected traits (e.g. race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, non-job-related disability, age, or any other protected trait) when hiring-under federal, state and local laws.