Vice President of Human Resources
Fox Restaurant Concepts is the rare blend of true creativity and culinary excellence, paired with real flexibility and opportunity. A career with us can be the start of a journey into a variety of business areas, or the continuation of a meaningful career. From scratch cooking to front of house responsibility, we are looking for new adventurers to take their next step as a part of the Fox family.
As a key member of the leadership team and a direct report to the Chief People Officer, the VP of Human Resources will play a vital role in positioning Fox Restaurant Concepts as an employer of choice and upholding the company’s vision and service oriented culture. This role is responsible for providing strategic and tactical support to the business while overseeing the creation and execution of strategies and practices aligned to business objectives and best practices. Oversees, develops and implements creative, motivational, and responsive employee programs.
The VP of Human Resources is responsible for cultivating programs to build culture and morale, enhance team member engagement, executing compensation and benefit plans, driving pay for performance, overseeing risk management, leading succession planning across the organization, ensuring accurate payroll processing and compliance. In partnership with the operations team, responsible for recruitment and training & development.
- Be able to bring the “whole team” together and work effectively with Restaurant Operations leadership to align everyone towards the core common goals.
- Accountable for driving execution of and being a role model of the human capital and culture strategy for Fox Restaurant Concepts. Inspiring the mission, vision and values through programs, partnerships, and direct personal engagement.
- Develop and implement leading edge programs in recruitment & selection, and employee development.
- Build HR processes and practices that lead to high performance teams, focus on helping restaurant operations teams attract, develop, and retain talent.
- Initiate a comprehensive management training program, focused on performance management, communications, and compliance; and maintain a dynamic on-boarding process for all new hires and promotions.
- Provide an atmosphere of positive employee relations through effective counseling and ensuring that all Federal, State and Local laws are understood and followed. Must be extremely knowledgeable of California employment practices and ensure the company is compliant with all applicable labor requirements and regulations.
- Facilitate effective communication through employee involvement and regular feedback mechanisms, including but not limited to employee surveys.
- Drive succession planning process throughout the organization to quickly prepare team members for new levels of responsibility, ensure a “bench” and pipeline for restaurant management positions.
- Maintain legal compliance in records retention, unemployment insurance administration and worker’s compensation.
- Create, track and communicate relevant metrics to key stakeholders.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a variety of human resources disciplines
- Experience in talent acquisition and learning and development a must
- Experience in restaurant or hotel (multi-unit environment)
- Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of pertinent laws and compliance issues with a strong understanding of California employment practices
- Proven ability to effectively influence, build trust, communicate and interact with all levels of the organization and outside stakeholders
- Strong business acumen and orientation
- Must have demonstrated ability to lead people and advise senior leaders with a constructive yet courageous point of view
Compensation and Benefits Package
- Competitive salary and a yearly incentive opportunity
- Retirement savings program (with company match)
- Tuition reimbursement
- Medical and dental benefits
- Paid time off
- Dining Discount
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required