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HR Manager

Location: San Mateo, CA
Secondary Location(s): Irving, TX
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 5038
# of Openings: 1


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HR Manager


This position is responsible for providing advanced Human Resources support to a population of 200+ employees in the areas of staffing, benefits, compensation, training, employee relations and safety. Additionally, this position is responsible for developing and administering human resources policies and procedures aligned with federal, state and local laws.


  • On an ongoing basis, relies on advanced knowledge of employment law, experience and good judgment to quickly and efficiently resolve all employee relations issues at the location(s) for which this position is responsible. This may involve but is not limited to preparing and approving Performance Improvement Plans, and conducting employee meetings, internal investigations, external investigations and exit interviews.
  • On a regular basis, works proactively with department heads to ensure and maintain appropriate staffing levels. This may involve but is not limited to sourcing, screening and interviewing candidates, collaborating with an immigration attorney, creating offer letters and conducting new hire orientation meetings.
  • Develops and refines organization-wide and site-specific Human Resources policies and practices as needed and/or directed to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and improve/maintain the quality of WageWorks culture.
  • Responds to employee and manager questions about the Company’s benefits and compensation plans and programs in a manner that supports the organization’s culture of open communications and drive for excellence in customer service.
  • Proactively works with department heads on a monthly basis to ensure employees have effective tools and training to support successful work performance.
  • May plan and initiate resource and allocation activities for HR support staff. This includes ongoing responsibility for personnel actions that include but are not limited to hiring and scheduling employees; training and evaluating employees; coaching, counseling and managing performance; and making salary, merit or other pay increase recommendations. This position may also make recommendations and/or take corrective action to manage performance as appropriate.
  • Conducts special projects as requested or apparent. Projects may be of a complex nature and entail advanced knowledge and understanding of a particular area within the Human Resources arena.
  • Maintains an awareness and currency of Human Resources principles, practices and the related regulatory environment. This may involve attending advanced training sessions or meetings in which information is imparted and discussed. This may also entail participation with and maintenance of memberships with professional work groups; attending trainings, seminars, and other business-related conferences; and interfacing with peers.


  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the benefits industry is preferred. Knowledge of pre-tax benefits, payroll and basic benefits accounting is also preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills are required to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, guide and lead others and provide direction. Proven written and verbal communication skills are also required. The ability to lead customers through demonstrations and usage of transactional applications is also required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate, plan, monitor and manage projects as described. A good understanding of the scope and requirements of the project including system scope, project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member is required to effectively coordinate and manage the activities of the team.
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities and the ability to work under specific time constraints are required.
  • Incumbents should have a good attention to details and possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to manage a project as described. A moderately high level of analytical and problem-solving skills is required. The ability to handle complex customer and system issues are essential. Demonstrated skills in project tracking and management projects are required.


Knowledge of Human Resources theories, practices and principles and the related regulatory environment as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or Organizational Development. A professional certification in Human Resources is desirable although not required.


San Mateo, CA | Irving, TX

Build Your Career at WageWorks!

WageWorks enables millions of people to save money on critical expenses like healthcare, dependent care, and commuting, through Consumer-Directed Benefits, such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Commuter Benefits. WageWorks is a leader in the industry serving more than 6.5 million people for over 100,000 employers, including 63% of the Fortune 500 and numerous public sector clients. 

WageWorks believes that our success is achieved by its People. Values describe how we work together to achieve our success. It is our employees that drive results through living our Company Values. Every employee at WageWorks is expected to uphold and demonstrate the six Company Values listed below as an additional component of the job description and as a standard of individual performance.

Customer-Centric: Our Customer comes first. We aim to serve our Clients and their employees, our brokers and partners, as well as our internal customers.

Caring: People are at the heart of our company. We care about people: our Clients, our Clients’ employees and their families, our partners, and local communities, and our fellow employees at WageWorks.

Passionate: We love what we do and are passionate about delivering Consumer-Directed Benefits that save people money and enrich their lives.

Accountable: We are dedicated to making our team and the company succeed, and we are open, honest, ethical and conscientious, as we deliver on our commitments.

Leading: Our actions inspire new ideas and drive change each and every day.

Respectful: We value the diversity of our people, treat them with dignity and respect, encourage their development and reward their performance.

Why Work for WageWorks?

If you're looking for a career that provides plenty of growth opportunities, responsibility, and interesting challenges to tackle, you will find it here.

If you want to join a fast-moving, high-growth, exciting company that's a market leader, you’re looking in the right place.

But mostly, if you want to help people live happier, healthier, and more productive lives, then you’ll want to work for WageWorks.


WageWorks provides equal employment opportunity without regard to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition, veteran or military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

Employment will require successful completion of a background check.

Equal Opportunity for Disabled Veterans, Recently Separated Veterans, Other Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans.

Drug free workplace.



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