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Human Resources Manager (2563)


San Francisco

The San Francisco office is seeking a Human Resources Manager. The Human Resources Manager will be an integral part of the firmwide human resources team, as well as a member of the practice office management team. Responsibilities of the position will include all aspects related to staff recruiting, hiring, orientation and integration and employee relations for all attorneys and staff. The successful candidate will be able to execute, interpret, and implement local, California and Federal labor laws in compliance with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman standards, have strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to multitask and thrive under tight deadlines. He or she should have the ability to instill confidence and trust among professional and support constituencies, demonstrate a commitment to maintaining confidentiality, and demonstrate a high performance standard, with a focus on client service and professionalism, as well as meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. The Human Resources Manager will be expected to be very thorough and detail oriented in the management of day to day Human Resources responsibilities.

The Human Resources Manager will report to the San Francisco Director of Administration and the Chief Human Resources Officer based in Nashville, TN. The Human Resources Manager will work closely with the Regional Attorney Recruiting Manager and Practice Support Manager based in San Francisco and will interact regularly with other members of San Francisco office management, including the Office Managing Partner and Local Section Leaders.

Duties of the position include being responsible for all aspects of human resources for staff, including recruiting, hiring, orientation and integration; responsible for advising attorneys, managers and staff regarding employee relations issues and developing/implementing solutions; manage the staff performance review program and local personnel records for attorneys and staff; oversee the local HR budget; work with local practice section leaders to manage staffing and utilization; handle employee status changes, including leaves of absence and separations; provide insight to local section leaders and others as needed; collaborate on an ongoing basis with the Practice Support Manager and Regional Attorney Recruiting Manager; and additional ad hoc projects as assigned.

Candidate should have a minimum of five years’ experience as a Human Resources Manager in a law firm or professional services environment. A Bachelor’s degree is required. PHR, PHRca, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification strongly desired. Successful candidate will have a proven record of detail-oriented experience in the management of day to day responsibilities; a strong knowledge of local, California and Federal employment laws and regulations; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS systems (Workday and PeopleSoft preferred); and competence with computers and other technology as needed. Candidate must demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, diplomacy and discretion due to the highly sensitive nature of much of this work; have the ability to create momentum and foster organizational change; be a motivated and motivational leader who delegates effectively and who can engage others, including peers, and Firm leaders, to participate in accomplishing goals for the Firm; and have the ability to lead as well as serve as a team member of cross-department and firm-wide initiatives. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills, and demonstrated ability to drive innovation and change.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Contact Information

staff_SF@pillsburylaw.com