Head of Human Resources USA

Irvine, CA Human Resources

08 Jan 2023

Irvine, CA

Human Resources


About Us: 

Consea Group is a leading executive search firm providing high-quality solutions in search and selection of Middle to Top Management across many industries, including Automotive and Manufacturing, Fashion & Retail, Consumer Goods, and Health Care industries boasting long-term relationships both with clients and candidates.

The Client: 

Headquartered in Southern California (Irvine), our client designs and manufactures premium products for broadcasters, film, and video production companies, independent content creators, and enterprise businesses.  Comprising the brands Teradek, SmallHD, Wooden Camera, and now Lightstream, our client's products are used around the world for sports, news, live events, film and television production, and online streaming. Our client has manufacturing and R&D centers in the US, UK, Europe, and Israel. Our client's products are available via numerous global partners, showrooms in Los Angeles, as well as web stores.

The Role:

Our client is currently seeking a highly energetic, creative, collaborative Head of HR USA with a strong track record in driving meaningful initiatives, a passion for people and culture practices, and an understanding of teamwork for the Irvine office, as well as supporting the Chicago, Illinois, Cary, North Carolina, and Dallas, Texas offices. In this role, the Head of HR USA will work closely with senior leadership as a strategic thought partner and bring your expertise in all things People/HR to solve complex organizational challenges using people-related solutions. In addition to overseeing the daily operation of the
local People Department, the Head of Human Resources USA will also be responsible for Recruiting, Employee Relations, Events, and other employee-related tasks. 

As Head of Human Resources USA, you will also:

● Develop, and execute people strategies to complement or enhance existing programs focused on onboarding, performance management, employee relations, training, total rewards

● Responsible for execution and management of the recruiting process

● Collaborate with all levels of management to understand business needs and provide guidance and support.

● Support individual and team effectiveness. Advise and consult on organizational design, team effectiveness, and integration.

●Monitor and ensure the organization's compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.

●Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.

●Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization's human resource compliance and strategy needs.

●Administer and oversee the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.

●Lead competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands in order to attract and retain employees

●Participates on committees and special projects and other ad hoc projects as needed

Additional Responsibilities: 

Directly supervises a team of four HR personnel. Maintains supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This list represents the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Individuals with disabilities may be able to perform essential functions with reasonable accommodations.

●Experience in compensation, training, organizational planning, organizational development, and employee relations.

●Advanced knowledge in federal and state labor laws EEO, ADA, FMLA, LOA, etc.

●Strong influence, persuasion and associate and executive coaching skills

●Superior communication skills, especially presentation skills, writing and listening

●Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced work environment

Candidate must show proof of citizenship/visa/alien registration. No sponsorship will be offered for this role.

At Consea Group, we focus on relationships – with each other, our clients, and our candidates - in fact serving others is one of our core values. We support open communication and recognize that giving constructive criticism can be even harder than receiving it. We appreciate the fearless and the passionate who force us to be better. Everything we do sits on a pillar of diversity - diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas drive innovation and make us successful. Consea is committed to a recruitment process that results in the hiring of the best applicants. Consea’s Delivery Team will be accountable for the sourcing, pre-selecting, pre-screen, interview, and offer. Consea promotes equal opportunity through affirmative action in employment. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, and qualified veteran status. Equal opportunity results when all applicants are treated consistently at every stage of recruitment.