Advantage Solutions Director HR Compliance in Irvine, California


Director HR Compliance

The Human Resource Compliance Director is responsible for developing programs, policies and practices to ensure that business units are compliant with evolving policies and regulations for effective workforce management. This key HR leader will be responsible for developing, managing, consulting on, and collaborating with relevant business partners on Company and division-specific workforce compliance strategy in coordination with employment counsel to further consistency, fairness, and compliance while supporting and advancing business objectives.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Job Duty

· Review and evaluate company and division-specific workforce policies, procedures, business programs and initiatives to identify compliance opportunities and recommend solutions

· Create, recommend, and/or refine Company and division-specific policies, procedures, training, communications, tools, and other resources and provide executional oversight

· Collaborate with identified business leaders, Legal and Human Resources partners regarding policies, procedures, and programs (including, but not limited to, compliance monitoring and workforce audits, workforce planning, acquisition integration, growth strategies, ramp ups, and new business models planning) to identify compliance opportunities and develop action plans including communication and documentation as necessary

· Develop, track, and analyze compliance metrics to identify trends, evaluate effectiveness of strategies and action plans, and continually enhance strategies for improving compliance

· Prepare executive reports to identify material analytics, areas of opportunity, and recommendations and solutions

· Maintain knowledge of legal updates that may impact workforce compliance strategy and develop and communicate recommendations

· Manage remote team of Workforce Compliance Partners and provide strategic consultation to guide compliance investigations, manage overall performance and identify and support growth and development opportunities

· Manages vendor relationship with NAVEX for EthicsPoint Incident Management system

· Key administrator for incident management system handling security, development and overall management of database as well as overseeing regular reporting of data

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Master’s Degree in HR is strongly preferred

Field of Study/Area of Experience: 10+ years of experience in related Human Resources compliance roles, with 5+ years of management experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

· SPHR and/or SHRM-SCP is preferred

· Experience building and optimizing compliance programs across diverse teams and cultures in a global organization

· Ability to navigate ambiguity, adapt quickly to shifting priorities and work effectively under pressure with multiple deliverables; must be able to make timely decisions

· Creativity and a willingness to challenge existing approaches if there’s a better way

· Ability to foster strong relationships with key executives and consult, advise and influence at all levels of the organization to further organization compliance

· Data-driven thought leader able to generate and execute ideas at both strategic and tactical levels

· Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

· Experience managing large-scale, complex projects

· Experience with remote field workforce preferred

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

Primary Posting Location : City Irvine

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2018-177699

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)