Human Resources (HR) Manager and Business Partner - Joe's Jeans and Hudson Jeans

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Business Group
Human Resources

About Us



Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty.  Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box.  Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

The Human Resources Manager will provide generalist Human Resources support for the Centric team based in our Los Angeles, California office (located in the downtown arts district). This position will be responsible for supporting the continued growth and development of the team by supporting and driving key human resources programs and initiatives. The HR Manager will advise and coach the team on performance management, talent discussions, employee relations issues, organizational succession planning and support the recruitment efforts of the team.  


  • Develop strong working relationships with employees at all levels to become a trusted advisor and key member of the business team.
  • Continuous improvement of approach and processes to support the attraction, retention, development and engagement of talent throughout the organization. 
  • Manage the full onboarding process, including conducting new hire orientations, to ensure all new hires have a positive transition to the brand and culture.
  • Oversee the performance management lifecycle ensuring all employees are consistently provided with the tools and feedback needed to be successful in their careers with Centric Brands.
  • Act as an internal consultant for resolving employee relations issues, including general HR and employment law advice; When needed, conduct thorough investigations and manage all documentation, escalation and communication in timely manner.
  • Ensure California legal compliance in areas including but not limited to work authorizations and Wage & Hour.
  • Coach managers on delivering effective and impactful performance management conversations and documentation.
  • Support management teams on organizational discussions and changes.
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to help manage the full cycle recruitment process for positions within the Los Angeles office; Willingness to take full ownership of recruitment for key positions which includes sourcing candidates, screening, interviewing and presenting final job offers.
  • Develop, implement and manage recruitment strategies specific to the LA market to effectively recruit top talent.
  • Champion employee events within the LA office which support team comradery and foster a positive team culture.
  • Assist in the day-to-day support of the general operations of the LA office.
  • Provide data and information as required by Finance and other departments.  

Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

  • 8+ years of previous HR experience
  • Strong understating of HR operations and best practices including employee relations, performance management, compensation and recruitment
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local labor laws and regulations
  • Creative thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and influencing skills, a hands-on approach in working with management and the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated skill in coaching and counseling across a variety of employee populations and human resource issues
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Strong proficiency in Excel is required

In return, we provide an industry-competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, vision) that includes a matching 401 (k), Summer Fridays, generous PTO, merchandise discounts, excellent career development opportunities, and a work environment that reflects our industry leadership. Our D&I committee is shaping the future of diversity, equity and inclusion at Centric Brands though workshops, resources and inspiring conversation.


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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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