VP – Human Resources, West Coast

Job Title: Vice President, Human Resources – West Coast

Division: Corporate

Location: California

Reports to: CHRO

Who We Are

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.

What You Will Learn

The Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for all HR generalist activities for L’Oréal West, the first strategic beauty company headquarters on the West Coast. These activities include employee development, recruitment, Simplicity initiatives, employee relations, driving culture and building L’Oreal’s external reputation on the West Coast. The Vice President will act as the HR Lead position to anticipate and optimize the West Coast Headquarter’s employee needs to align with the overall business strategy. General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Talent Development and Management: Career and succession planning, mobility and ensuring that training and development needs are met.
  • Employee Development: Strategically manage careers on an individual basis by supporting development plans, help to define training opportunities and assisting with the Performance Appraisal process for personal and professional growth.
  • Recruitment: Recruit top talents and approve candidates for interview, participate in interview process and make recommendations with line management for final decisions.
  • HR Policies and Programs: Assure compliance while helping to facilitate panier of programs focusing on strategic change, training, team building, diversity, etc.
  • Integration: Oversee the integration of all new employees within population and make recommendations on program improvements.
  • Succession Planning: Develop collective succession plans, in conjunction with Business Partner leaders and prepare for Talent Meeting Reviews
  • Employee Relations: Translate work environment vision, provide expert advice and coaching to employees and management and contribute to creation of employee events.
  • Organizational Effectiveness: Help develop the organization in line with business objectives and contribute to organizational strategy, inclusive of establishing synergies and shared resources.
  • Support all Simplicity & Pulse results and strategies with Leaders.
  • Change Management: Create One West Culture aligned with L’Oréal HR Strategy, optimizing the new hybrid ways of working.
  • Build L’Oreal West external reputation as a top employer.
  • Cross Functional HR Partner: Partner with Centers of Excellence to drive cross-brand talent development strategies.

What We Are Looking For

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree, preferred focus in Psychology, Org Dev, HR, etc.
  • Prior HR management experience of 10+ years
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint (with ability to learn internal systems)
  • Experience in handling complex ER issues.
  • Flexible, adaptable, ability to handle fast pace and operate with ambiguity
  • Results orientation
  • High degree of executive maturity with ability to influence
  • Good presentation/facilitation skills
  • 10-15% travel required

Required Competencies

  • Acts/Leads with Human Sensitivity

Demonstrates respect, develops others, enriches team dynamics

  • Interacts Effectively

Listens and communicates effectively, actively networks. Ability to inspire and influence without authority.

  • Manages Complexity

Reasons from multiple perspectives, makes decisions

  • Achieves Results with Integrity

Conveys energy, focuses on results, acts with integrity

  • Innovates

Shows curiosity, imagines creative solutions, promotes team creativity

  • Demonstrates Entrepreneurship

Takes initiative, focuses on customers, improves business performance, develops a vision

  • Displays Sensitivity to the “Métier” of L’Oreal

Focuses on quality, builds knowledge of the beauty and retail business, understands beauty/skincare landscape and its competitors

What’s In It For You

  • Salary Range: $176,000-$255,200 (The actual compensation will depend on a variety of job-related factors which may include geographic location, work experience, education, and skill level)
  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs

Don’t meet every single requirement? At L’Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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