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Employee Relations Resources Manager

Location:
Henderson, NV, 89011
Salary:
$75,000.00
Posted:
September 10, 2019

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RICHARD D. AZOFEIFA, JD MPA

**** ********** ******

Henderson, Nevada 89011

619-***-**** adabd3@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/richard-azofeifa

HIGH-IMPACT HUMAN RESOURCES LEADER

Bilingual Human Resources Generalist (English/Spanish) with experience in developing, building and leading human resources departments in various industries. Proven track record in overseeing both the strategic and day-to-day operations including talent acquisition; development and implementation of human resources strategies, plans, and structures; development and implementation of benefits and compensation; alignment of local and regional practices with the corporate vision, organizational culture, performance evaluations; and change management, amongst others. Tactical leader who thrives in very dynamic organizations that require a vision to efficiently scale in a global/regional business environment while working in complex, matrix organization and in continuously changing business environment.

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

J.D. Juris Doctorate California Southern Law School Riverside, California

M.P.A., Masters of Public Administration San Diego State University San Diego, California

B.S., Administration of Justice San Jose State University San Jose, California

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

CAREER HISTORY

Five Star Senior Living 11/2015-2/2019

DIVISION DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

•Responsible for HR oversight for the western division which encompasses 79 senior living communities in 15 different states throughout the country with total revenues of $280 million

•Supervise 3 regional leaders of human resources each with complete HR oversight for various states they support; these leaders help support the operations of various senior care communities (average of 20-30 communities each)

•Support the Division Vice-President of Operations with key aspects of human resources, ie., employee relations, strategic HR initiatives, compensation, benefits, sourcing & recruitment of top talent within the senior care communities

•Complete management and responsibility for all arbitration cases filed by Five Star team members seeking relief under our dispute resolution process; successful settlement of 10 cases prior to the arbitration process; successful in winning cases that went through the complete arbitration process

•Successful in bringing and partnering with companies to attain wage data to address rising wages in a saturated and very competitive market, ie., Western Management, California Assisted Living Association surveys and BLR, a national provider of wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

•Initiated change in the company to have divisional and regional HR review of any exemption status under FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), thus, all exempt positions needed HR approval before making positions exempt

Ace Parking Management 5/2014-9/2015

MEMBER SERVICES ADVISOR (HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER)

•Assist leadership team in evaluating performance of individual team members and providing guidance regarding development

•Ensure people have the right skills, tools and talents to perform their roles

•Serve as a coach and consultant to business leaders and employees on key organizational and management issues

•Coach managers on HR policies and processes, including talent planning, learning and development, and performance management to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development

•Stay apprised of all legal and regulatory requirements and comply with all programs and laws. E.g. ERISA, EEO, ADA, Tax and Payroll laws, etc. Union/CBA negotiation

Providence Health & Services 6/2010-1/2014

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

•Served as HR strategic partner in the daily HR management for St. Patrick Hospital/Providence Medical Group

•Strategic HR leadership for 45 practices/clinics in Montana, encompassing 425 employees

•Strategic HR leadership for 5 cost centers in St. Patrick Hospital, including: Environmental Services, Laundry, Call Center, Security, and Nutrition & Dietary encompassing 250 employees

•Partnered with business leaders to tactically execute HR initiatives in support of overall company objectives

•Advised leadership team in areas including, but not limited to, culture, organizational design, employee development, performance management, leadership training, employee relations, conflict resolution, adherence to company policies and procedures, compliance, compensation, and benefits

Azofeifa HR Consulting 1/2008- 4/2010

HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT

•Served as strategic business partner to Denver based small and medium sized organizations with a primary focus on human capital matters

•Lead HR practices and objectives which provided for a colleague-oriented, high performance culture that emphasized self-direction, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and the ongoing development of a superior workforce

Gambro, Inc. 6/2006-1/2008

GLOBAL MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES

•HR leadership for manufacturing sites in Daytona Beach, Florida, Opelika, Alabama, and Tijuana, Mexico

•Responsible for strategic talent placement of quality & regulatory in England, Sweden, France, and Germany

•Developed senior management succession plan for Mexico and started equalization plan for mid-level management before RIF

•Complete responsibility for employee relations function within the plants which included directing downsizing operations within the Tijuana plant conforming to Mexico’s labor restrictions and advising mid and senior management regarding disciplinary matters involving employees

•Implemented and managed compliance efforts with federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to all aspects of the employee life cycle

Miller Brewing Company 5/2004 – 6/2006 REGIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

•Provided leadership and was responsible for delivering HR strategies and services to effectively build the organizational capability required to achieve business goals

•Collaborated with leadership on strategies to create an inclusive and engaging sales environment

•Responsible for HR oversight of 300 + sales employees located in 11 different states

•Implemented major selection strategy for pacific market area which consisted of panel interviewing technique to streamline hiring process

•Complete understanding of jurisdictional employment law in those areas under my control-Answered all DFEH, title VII charges, wrongful discharge, and other employment law related matters within my areas of responsibility



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