Human Resources Manager

Upwardly Global Inc.
  • Location
    San Francisco, California
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 27

Position description

The Human Resources Manager (HRM) will report to the VP of People & Culture (VPPC) and work alongside the HR team to ensure accurate, comprehensive, high-quality and strategic human resources support across the national organization. The HR Manager will manage strategic human resources goals, objectives, and systems under the leadership of the VPPC.

The HRM will lead and manage all compliance matters. In addition, HRM will assist in the development and evaluation of organization-wide programs, service offerings and new initiatives and recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiencies and services performed. The HRM will work closely with supervisors to provide support and guidance to support and develop staff and to position UpGlo as an employer of choice in the market.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage various human resources plans and programs for the national organization; develop and manage the implementation of HR policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbooks and policies   and procedures manuals as needed to ensure compliance with various federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Manage the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review policies and practices to maintain compliance. Maintain records, reports, and logs in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Manage the maintenance of required compliance documentation internal control practices is in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Assist the VP of People & Culture in educating and training staff on regulatory and compliance issues
  • Facilitate new-employee onboarding and orientations; ensure paperwork is completed, assist in benefits enrollment, liaises with payroll
  • Champion the onboarding process by ensuring that it's high-quality and up to date, and provide clarity and connection for employees so their roles serve the overall business vision
  • Administer the benefits program. On a daily basis, provides support towards employee inquiries, concerns, and enrollment and coverage changes in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of HRIS systems and records and compiles reports from database. 
  • Support the national grants team in compiling relevant HR data for funders and stakeholders and support annual financial audits. 
  • In cooperation with VP of People & Culture, effectively manage employee relations coaching and counseling. Identify trends in terminating employee feedback and recommend improvements to human resources programs where appropriate.
  • Act as a thoughtful steward of the cultural values we strive for as a team and organization
  • Participate in relevant management and operational team meetings as directed. 
  • Actively participate in bi-weekly staff meetings and scheduled strategic planning activities.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of experience driving results in the human resources field
  • 3+ years of experience in labor relations and compliance for companies with 100+ employees
  • 2+ years of experience in compensation and employee benefit programs administration
  • 2+ years of experience managing other HR professionals
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly desired.
  • Proficient with HRIS and talent management systems, ADP Workforce Now experience preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including ability to communicate orally, write effectively, and present effectively and concisely to a wide variety of audiences  
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software 
  • Passion for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging


  • Hybrid Schedule (2 days working out of the office) with flexibility
  • 120 hours of vacation leave annually
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • 403b retirement plan with 3% match

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