A $200M international basketball footwear and apparel manufacturing company with 4 domestic locations and 2 expatriates. Built and managed Corporate HR Operation. Accomplishments: SAP implementation and employee training on SAP T&E, OM. Achieved a high level of effectiveness in organizational development, employee relations and communication, benefits and compensation, retention programs, training, succession planning and payroll management.
• Managed a $595K department budget. • Developed a new performance review process and introduced it using The Ken Blanchard Companies Situational Leadership® II Model. • Succession planning: Worked with managers to identify and develop high potential employees for succession and/or assumption of other higher-level responsibilities. • Organizational development: Partnered with senior and mid-level managers to develop HR strategies that were aligned with the organization's priorities. Conducted employee surveys for change management initiatives. Analyzed and communicated results, with applicable changes, to senior management and organization. Made recommendations to support organizational change initiatives such as staff downsizing and/or in-house staff restructuring.• Training programs: Conflict Management, Disciplinary Procedures, Conducting Performance Reviews, Setting Goals and Providing Feedback, Sexual Harassment, Sensitivity Training and Interviewing Skills.• Saved $55K on benefits for plan year 2002. Group benefit recommendations, open enrollments, 401(k) administration, workers' compensation plans, LTD, STD, FMLA. Researched and created a standardized compensation plan for the varied positions and experience levels within the organization. • Managed expatriate relocations: worked with a TPA to formulate defensible financial data including compensation, exchange rates, inflation, demographics and family circumstances. Processed H1B visas for "specialty occupation" roles within the organization. • 401(k) plan Form 5500, IRS compliance testing.