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Chief Human Resources Officer

Company: Confidential
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is a key executive leadership role responsible for all aspects of the human resources function within the organization. The CHRO plays a critical role in remodeling Flock's HR strategies to align with the company's goals and objectives, driving a high performance culture throughout the firm, attracting and retaining top talent, and leveraging personnel data for firm strategy decisions.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

- Establish the vision and strategic direction of the human resources team to support the overall success of the organization, which includes setting strategies in the following areas: talent acquisition, engagement and retention, total rewards, learning and development, performance management, diversity, equity and inclusion, and people analytics.
- Contribute as a thought leader within the organization, advise the CEO and members of the executive and senior leadership teams, produce data-driven insights to maximize ROI on employee investments.
- Present the firm's HR strategy to the board of directors upon request.
- Oversee the HR team's partnership with functional leaders to ensure alignment and support to departmental needs, company objectives and employee advocacy.

Performance Management

- Define and deploy a performance management framework that is rooted in our mission and values, and focuses on effective strategies to improve performance, growth and development of our people and teams.
- Drive uniform processes and regular performance reviews throughout all departments. Monitor and analyze resulting performance data to leverage team and personal capabilities to drive strategic decisions.

Talent Acquisition

- Continuously evolve talent strategy including sourcing, interviewing, hiring and onboarding, all of which target top talent and reduce time to hire.
- Oversee and drive a data-first approach to talent acquisition and share with relevant ELT and SLT members.

Employee Engagement

- Guide employee engagement and DEI initiatives. Celebrate the unique contributions of our diverse workforce and drive cross functional collaboration.
- Champion cultural initiatives company-wide to reinforce high-performance.
- Oversee employee relation matters including concerns, grievances and investigation process ensuring employees are treated fairly and equitably. - - Review and improve firm policies and training materials to mitigate personnel risk.

Total Rewards & Compensation

- Develop and execute comprehensive job leveling and salary bands across all departments to improve hiring, promotion, and dehiring decisions.
- Drive benefits, variable compensation structures, equity, and other compensation strategies to align performance with company objectives.
- Identify key market performance indicators for total rewards and assess - - Flock's success and market competitiveness against its peers.
- Create employee development and career paths that are applicable across departments and improve retention and growth of high-performing personnel.

People Analytics

- Establish quantitative and qualitative metrics, guidelines, and standards by which the company's personnel strategies can be measured and improved.
- Compile uniform performance data to drive better personnel decisions.
- Regularly report on key department data to the CEO and ELT.

HR Processes and Compliance

- Develop and execute best-in-class industry practices for personnel management; leverage current and new software to improve employee efficiencies.
- Form and execute HR strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Drive the Company's personnel processes and system to IPO readiness.
- Establish a culture of compliance and adherence to ethical standards.
- Proactively identify potential liabilities and mitigate firm and department risk.


- 10+ years of experience in an HR leadership role with a proven track record
- Experience taking a company through IPO a plus
- Prior industry experience in freight and/or technology a plus
- Strong knowledge of employment and labor laws and regulations
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
- Strategic thinking with the ability to align HR initiatives with business goals
- Exceptional leadership and team management skills
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field
- Master's degree preferred
- Professional certification highly desired (SHRM SCP or SPHR)

Keywords: Confidential, San Diego , Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources , San Diego, California

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