Job ID: 7034
Updated: Feb 27, 2023
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Category: Human Resources
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Firmwide HR Compliance Manager (“Manager”) operates within the Employee Relations Center of Expertise (“ER COE”) and plays a key role in the overall department strategy. The Manager develops and delivers value-added HR compliance reports, data analysis and acts as HR point of contact for HR compliance related topics. The role will actively participate in providing support for all questions pertaining to compliance of HR employee data and HR processes. In coordination with the FW Director of ER the Manager recommends, develops and implements the Firm’s approach to complying with federal, state, and local employment-related regulatory requirements. The Manager has a lead role in delivering, maintaining, communicating and updating Human Resources policies and procedures on a firmwide basis. The Manager must work collaboratively and provide support and operational guidance to key stakeholders such as other COEs, General Counsel, FW HR Operations, and HR Leadership to develop HR compliance solutions aimed at reducing risk and supporting evolving business needs. This role requires a high level of integrity and a proactive approach while demonstrating a deep understanding of HR practices and business operations. The manager must demonstrate excellent judgment and an ability to build strong relationships
Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
The following is in partnership with the FW Director of Employee Relations, CHRO, and/ or General Counsel, as appropriate:
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills:
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