IDEMIA is the global leader in identity and security. Our
mission is to create a safe and simple future where identity
verification is indisputable, and only you can assert your
identity. We are a distributed company leveraging the latest
technologies to deliver world-class products in the private and
public sectors of finance, telecom, identity, security, retail,
sports entertainment, commercial, government, and IoT. We use a
variety of technologies and approaches to deliver quality product
and services to government agencies and technology companies.
IDEMIA is a made up of a group of 14,000 diverse people from
different nationalities, speaking over 20 different languages.
Together, our solutions impact the everyday lives of citizens and
nations. In this ever-changing world, protecting your identity is
paramount. Join the team that is ensuring one person- one
The HR Business Partner is responsible for working with the
their direct manager, SVP of Human Resources, and a Senior
Executive Member of an assigned area to plan, direct and coordinate
HR activities. The HR Business Partner is the primary point of
contact responsible for employee relations, performance management,
strategic coaching, talent assessment and development. This role is
critical in executing HR strategy to support business
This position requires traveling up to 50% of the time to
support our California operations. The workforce is mixed between
exempt level employees and non-exempt, individual contributors.
Essential Job Functions:
Must have working knowledge of all human resource functional
areas and ability to manage employee relations, communications,
Provide expertise, guidance and support in the areas of culture
and change management
Thorough understanding of the Company's business challenges, and
able to articulate the Company's position in a positive and
effective manner, requiring excellent business acumen.
Corporate Culture Development and Employee Communications
Ensure effective communications throughout the group on business
developments and progress, organizational changes, and relevant
Identify areas of the business where you can help make a
positive mark by identifying, prioritizing, creating and leading
various HR projects and initiatives.
Engage and help lead employee communications related to change
Ensure performance issues are addressed and documented in timely
and appropriate fashion.
Responsible for taking action to ensure that all employment
practices under his/her control, including hiring, promotions,
demotions, and discipline are conducted in compliance with equal
employment opportunity laws and Company policy.
Conduct employee related investigations and make recommendations
that are in compliance with Company standards and employment laws.
Engage legal department on all critical issues.
Coordinate the performance management function for business unit
and provide coaching to managers in the implementation of
performance evaluations and performance improvement programs.
Provide clear and effective counsel to management on all HR
issues, including performance feedback, progressive discipline, and
Compliance with Federal and State Labor Laws
Minimize business risk and enhance the company culture by
ensuring that all levels of management are trained on and are
complying with HR policies.
Serve as subject matter expert for California employment law and
practices for assigned areas and other HR Business Partners.
Work to support all Affirmative Action and government
requirements (Federal, State and local), related to hiring,
promotions and terminations for the business unit.
Policy and Procedure Management
Implement and manage HR policies and procedures, provides advice
and counsel to executives, managers and employees of assigned
Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect
continual improvements in efficiency and services performed.
Talent Management and Retention
Create and drive organizational development initiatives and
Contribute to, develop and sustain a culture where teamwork and
high levels of employee engagement, reward and recognition are
leveraged to drive "in the moment" problem solving and maximize
Partner with executive VP and managers to lead the ongoing
talent review process. Assess and identify high performing / high
potential leaders and workers, to ensure succession and development
plans are in place.
Coach leaders and managers to develop and enhance their
leadership and management effectiveness, demonstrating alignment
with Company values.
Assist the Learning and Development team to coordinate and
deliver training related to new and ongoing programs, processes and
other HR initiatives.
Partner with Talent Acquisition team and managers to support
recruitment process for all positions within the assigned business
Strategize with hiring managers to recommend and determine
appropriate staffing and hiring requirements
Work with the hiring manager to create, review and update job
descriptions for each requisition.
Conduct interviews and evaluate candidates with hiring
Ensure the hiring managers are coached and guided to make
necessary business and staff- related decisions in a timely and
legally compliant manner.
Make effective use of the Orientation Program for all new
employees and ensure that employees understand all relevant
Compensation and Benefits
Assist in the administration of merit increases, promotions and
bonus programs to ensure effective communications through assigned
Maintain working knowledge of employee benefits programs and
respond to employees’ questions as needed.
Ensure performance management plans related to compensation are
supported and administered in a manner consistent with business and
organizational goals, and that performance management activities
are ongoing and aligned with pay for performance culture.
Note: In addition to the Essential Functions, also performs
similar work-related duties as assigned.
Required Skills Possess initiative, creativity and outstanding
written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills along with the
ability to work effectively with all levels of the
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple
projects and assignments simultaneously.
Self-directed and motivated. Take initiative to identify and
anticipate client needs and make recommendations for
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams, develop people, and
influence direction and outcomes.
Ability to coach managers and employees in handling difficult
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong listening skills and
the ability to provide timely responses to requests and issues.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to assess
situations and make sound judgments based on practice or previous
Required Experience Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or Finance
with a minimum of 10 years progressive Human Resource experience,
or an equivalent combination of related education and
Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing Human Resources
processes for employees in California and comprehensive
understanding of California-specific employment laws and
Microsoft: Intermediate level skills in Outlook, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint and the ability to learn additional programs as
General working knowledge of HRIS related systems.
PHR or SPHR preferred.
Travel Requirement, Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
50% weekly travel. Occasional overnight travel may be
General office environment. The work area is adequately lighted,
heated, and ventilated.
Office environment where the employee may sit comfortably to do
the work. Some walking, standing, bending, reaching, and carrying
of light items such as papers, books, small parts; driving an
automobile, etc. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual
dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone,
and other office equipment.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
IDEMIA is an equal opportunity employer.
We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, veteran status, and other protected