Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources
Posted: 10/29/2022
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA
CIM is a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender, and developer. Our in-house team of experts works together to identify and create value in real assets, benefiting the communities in which we invest. Back in 1994, our three founders focused on projects in Southern California neighborhoods. Today, we’re a diverse team of 1,200 employees with projects across the Americas. Our projects have delivered jobs; created comfortable places to live, work and relax; and provided necessary and sustainable infrastructure. Our focus on enhancing communities is unwavering, and we’re striving to make an even greater impact in the years to come. To learn more about CIM, visit us at:
The HR Business Partner will serve as a liaison, establishing an in depth understanding of your client group and serving as a trusted partner to leadership. In addition to serving as a primary contact for all HR functions, serve as an advisor and coach to employees, managers, and senior leaders to ensure positive employee relations, supporting the needs of the business while at the same time ensuring the fair and equitable treatment of employees within the organization. Positively influence and impact the organization by building strong relationships and offering innovative solutions. With a comprehensive understanding of their client group, the Business Partner will align HR priorities and initiatives to critical business needs. This position must also ensure consistent and equitable application of organizational policies and procedures across a functional area or location and execute on talent initiatives.

Essential Functions
  • Serve as a strategic business partner with the ability to contribute to key business decisions impacting your client groups.
  • Partner with cross-functional HR Team to produce solutions to address the needs of your client groups.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to colleagues and managers regarding company policies and procedures.
  • Partner with leaders in navigating and resolving employee relations issues promptly and thoroughly; consult with our HR Leadership and legal counsel on ideas and recommendations for highly complex or high-risk situations.
  • Serve as an additional contact for colleagues on communicating complex and sensitive information regarding benefits, leaves of absence, and payroll inquiries.
  • Manage offboarding administration including conducting exit interviews; compile and analyze trends.
  • Partner with our HR Operations Team to help lead wellness programs and activities; assist with creation and deployment of new initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal employment law. Stay up to date on changing legislation and industry trends to provide recommendations for changes to ensure compliance and recommend forward-thinking practices and benefits.
  • Education/Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field
  • 5-7 years’ experience in HR with working knowledge of multiple disciplines, including, performance management, employee/union relations, workforce planning, talent management, diversity, equity and inclusion and employment law.
  • Strong background in employee relations, including investigation
  • Prior labor relations experience in union environment
  • Strong understanding of state and federal labor law and regulations
  • The ability to collaborate effectively and courteously with all levels of employees and management while being achievement oriented and solution driven.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of quality, speed, and flexibility for change.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong consultative skills with the ability to influence and form relationships with the business, becoming known as a trusted advisor.
  • Ability to manage high level of complexity with degree of independence, balancing the need for collaboration with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment while managing own time and workload, juggling conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Knowledge of UKG Pro helpful, but not required.
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