Senior Manager, People & Culture

Fashion Nova
Vernon. CA , Vernon. CA
Closing date
9 Jul 2023

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Senior Manager

Fashion Nova is an inclusive fashion-forward and trend-driven apparel and lifestyle brand that celebrates all dimensions of confidence. We use our platform to spread positivity with brands for women, men, curve, luxe, sport, swim, beauty, and kids. We are obsessed with creating the best experience available for our customers and employees.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Our brands are worn and celebrated worldwide by customers, celebrities, and influencers because of our uniquely creative and talented employees.


We are looking for a highly experienced and innovative Senior Manager, People & Culture (HR) to support our headquarters and brick-and-mortar locations. This role will support the key strategies of multiple division leaders as they relate to people management, offering guidance and counsel on organizational effectiveness, performance issues, people development, succession planning, performance management and overall People & Culture general support.

This individual will work in conjunction with several operations units and consult with the Vice President, People & Culture and have support of a People Partner. We are looking for a leader who can work in a team atmosphere to help mediate and resolve all employee relations issues and concerns that arise.

The role requires the ability and willingness to complete day-to-day strategic and tactical responsibilities supporting our client group. Additionally, the Senior Manager, People & Culture will play a consultative role advising senior business leaders on potential People & Culture contributions, solutions, implications, and risks of proposed business initiatives.


  • Provide guidance and advice to department heads|management and employees in the interpretation of company policies, procedures, and programs
  • Analyze, diagnose and help implement proper solutions for complex employee relations issues, taking into consideration business needs, employment law and specific circumstances - Conduct investigations and consult with the Legal Department as appropriate
  • Assist with conflict resolution, fostering open communication and providing formal mediation where necessary
  • Assist in the development and implementation of performance improvement plans as necessary
  • Counsel management in preparation for employee terminations and participate in termination meetings as appropriate
  • Develop and manage the exit interview process
  • Stay current with changes in employment law and emerging trends in application of human resources strategies and communicate with People and Culture team members
  • Ensure compliance with any legal or regulatory changes pertaining to labor, wage and hour, and employment laws, including manager communication|training

  • Assist department heads|managers in identifying talent, diagnosing learning needs and planning appropriate developmental opportunities
  • Develop and manage division succession planning
  • Assess learning and development needs within the organization and partner with the Training Manager to create programs to influence change
  • Administer the company's performance management and compensation review programs for their client group - Ensure timeliness, consistency and distinction of performance ratings and standards
  • Advise managers in the establishment of employee goals and counsel management on proper ways to evaluate and communicate job performance to employees - Train managers on how to coach employees - Provide leadership development, coaching and mentoring of staff

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership, providing guidance, constructive feedback and consulting on effective leadership and building teams in service of the business - Consult on all aspects of organization design, role design, workforce planning, leadership development and employee engagement
  • Actively participate in meetings to remain abreast of current and future activities and act as consultant on people-related matters
  • Lead the performance review and goal setting process to ensure team goals are aligned with business objectives

  • Partner with management to plan|forecast business strategy as needed and establish related departmental goals
  • Provide guidance on job analysis and the creation or revisions of job descriptions
  • Assist with and ensure proper processing of employee status change requests and paperwork - Guide managers to ensure responsibility fulfillment on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist in the administration of leaves of absence and ADA accommodations

  • Proactively communicate helpful resources to management and staff, including programmatic reminders, policies, legal requirements, benefits & perks, and organizational updates
  • Workers' compensation claims management

  • Minimum of five years of People & Culture (HR) experience in a fast-paced environment in the State of California
  • High degree of knowledge of California employment law and practices
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills and good reasoning abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and non-routine information is a professional manner
  • Solid sense of accountability, sound personal judgment, and maturity
  • Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Prior success working closely with an executive team to develop effective People & Culture strategies to address the professional development, performance management, retention and hiring of talent
  • Experience operating with a workforce more than four hundred team members
  • Superior interpersonal and coaching skills including patience and ability to work well with staff of all levels
  • Strong understanding of traditional People & Culture tools: organization design, performance management, People & Culture measurement and legal compliance
  • Knowledge of ADP and Greenhouse is a plus
  • Understanding of workforce demographic issues|trends
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Ability and willingness to be both strategic and tactical and can drive solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, taking initiative and makes recommendations on process improvement
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Bilingual in Spanish - fluent written and spoken communication highly desired
  • Schedule of this position: Monday - Friday | Core business hours | Onsite

  • Formalized career paths
  • Flat management platform
  • Manager Training Academy
  • Creative Development Internship Program
  • Fashion Nova Cares Program
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k match, with immediate vesting upon eligibility
  • Stocked kitchens with gratis snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Summer Fridays at Headquarters
  • Team bonding events and programs
  • Employee discounts

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification protected by local, state and|or federal law.


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