• Field Human Resources Manager

    Job Locations US-CA
    Requisition ID 2018-3933
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The Brand that Gets You to What’s Next

    Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.


    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate aboutThis is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!


    The Human Resources Manager provides comprehensive HR support for Express stores in the western portion of the United States and will be based in California. The Manager is responsible for assisting field leadership with a variety of HR duties, including associate relations, on-boarding, performance management, compensation, succession planning, change management and retention.

    This position has strong interaction with field leadership and will involve select travel (up to 70%) to stores and field meetings, in addition to facilitating HR focused training from the home office. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to recommend and counsel field leadership through corrective action up to and including termination, while ensuring compliance with all state and federal employment laws.


      • Bachelor's degree in an applicable discipline and/or Human Resource certifications (PHR, SPHR) preferred.
      • 5 to 7 years of experience in HR in a multi-unit retail environment
      • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to own and drive a project to completion.
      • Ability to build relationships and gain respect based on business acumen and operational intelligence at all levels of the field leadership across the multi-store region.
      • Ability to travel – up to 70%
      • Position is based in California
      • Legal HR compliance experience and knowledge.
      • Ability to make and communicate decisions in the best interest of the company in situations with sensitive/confidential information.
      • Act as a coach and counselor to field leadership and be able to influence decision making at the Director and VP levels.




    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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