Human Capital Manager

Location : Location
US-CA-Los Angeles
Department
Human Resources
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $125,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $140,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Full-Time
Job ID
2024-2917

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Human Capital Manager is an integral part of Latham’s Human Capital & Talent team. This role will be responsible for leading the day-to-day people function of a local practice office, providing subject matter expertise, while developing and executing Human Capital & Talent strategies inclusive of engagement strategies, optimized performance, and professional development. This role will be located in our downtown Los Angeles and Century City offices. Please note: This role will have in-office expectations in both our Century City and downtown Los Angeles offices, however, time spent in each location may shift as the needs of the firm change.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to office leadership and colleagues, providing advice and guidance across all human capital topics, inclusive of employee relations and policy adherence
  • Championing colleague well-being and enabling a work environment that is equitable and offers fair treatment, transparency, inclusiveness, personal accountability, trust, and mutual respect
  • In collaboration with office leadership, driving initiatives to enhance organizational effectiveness, including talent development and acquisition, resource management, and colleague training programs
  • Utilizing data-driven insights to optimize human capital & talent strategies, and leveraging market intelligence to make informed business decisions

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and strategic thinking skills
  • Exhibit the ability to use HRIS and data to identify insights that drive action
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills and the ability to cultivate relationships across teams at all organizational levels

And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in human resources, business administration, or a related field; with a Master’s degree, preferably
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressive Human Resources leadership and management experience, and familiarity with CA labor laws 
  • Proven experience as a Human Resources (HR) Business Partner or similar leadership HR role

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

 

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

 

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

 

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

 

Latham & Watkins LLP will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO)​.  Please click the link below to review the Ordinance.

 

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Pay Range

USD $125,000.00 - USD $140,000.00 /Yr.

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