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Vice President of HR

1080 N. 7th Street San Jose CA 95112

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

  • Report annually, or as required, all business activities to the GWSV Board of Directors.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Senior Leadership Team to provide information and guidance on policy, strategy, and the successful achievement of GWSV Annual Goals.
  • Responsible for the ongoing evaluation of Company-wide HR policies and practices to determine effectiveness with the intent to develop and retain quality personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Formulates and recommends HR policies, programs, and objectives for the Company and is responsible for the publication, dissemination, and explanation of the same.
  • Assist and advise company managers about Human Resources issues and resolutions.
  • Oversees and monitors employee relations issues and the effective resolution of each case.
  • Oversees all DE&I strategic initiatives throughout the organization.
  • Leads the organizational development efforts for Goodwill’s culture and diversity.
  • Responsible for the development and administration of an effective, standardized, and comprehensive system of Performance Management (i.e., job descriptions, performance appraisal, quarterly feedback).
  • Leads and directs the analysis and monitoring of Company-wide salary and wage levels, overall compensation structures, incentive plans, and fringe benefits to ensure competitiveness within industry and local markets and comply with State and Federal laws.
  • Oversees the talent acquisition function to ensure effective strategies are implemented to obtain and retain talent while utilizing cost-effective measures.
  • Analyzes and determines the need for training and development of HR staff to maintain appropriate competencies.
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the Human Resource function and seeks to limit the risk and liability exposure of the Company to legal actions, compliance issues, or employee complaints and/or charges.
  • Oversees the HRIS system; including implementation and roll-out.
  • Prepares, administers, and monitors the department’s budget.
  • Focus on creating long-term relationships with GWSV employees and positioning GWSV as an “Employer of Choice”

About the Company

Founded in Santa Clara County in 1928, Goodwill of Silicon Valley is dedicated to improving employment opportunities, increasing standards of living, providing economic independence, and restoring our clients’ sense of self-worth. We achieve this through workforce creation, vocational training, and environmental stewardship. With 18 retail stores, an online store, an extensive reuse/recycling operation, and our Contract Services division, we help individuals overcome barriers to employment, build sustainable lives and communities.

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President of Human Resources will serve as a member of the Senior Leadership team and is accountable for setting and overseeing the execution of the business’s overall people strategy. While collaborating with the management team, this role is primarily responsible for strategic HR plans and policies that support the company’s mission and goals, oversight of HR operations, compliance, and HR effectiveness.

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