Director of Human Resources
Jackson National Life Insurance Company - Santa Monica, CA

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company® ("Jackson®") has an opening for a

Director, Human Resources

. Jackson is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing financial services companies, with over $100 billion in total assets. We offer a range of retirement products and services including variable, fixed and fixed index annuities. Please visit our website at

for more information.

Job Purpose

The HR Director develops strategic, consultative relationships with area managers and provides proactive, comprehensive human resources solutions and support to the various business units. The Director manages HR programs/activities and implements various HR-related initiatives in conjunction with field HR management.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

Maintains open and effective communication with management and staff by developing a strong understanding of the functions, issues and human resource needs specific to the office being supported

Consults with management to identify and fill open positions, sources and screens qualified applicants for employment, and provides recommendations to management

Serves as the HR liaison between National Planning Corporation (NPC) and Home Office Human Resources

Provides proactive solutions to employee relations issues and advises on corrective action situations

Supports the various HR functional areas which include benefit and compensation administration

Coordinates all components of the selection and pre-employment processes, including testing, background investigations, working with executive search firms, and serving as a relocation liaison between new hires and the company's relocation resources

Prepares and delivers presentations to management on Human Resource-related issues

Other Duties

Manages projects and special assignments, as required.

Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Excellent oral & written communication skills

Strong organizational skills emphasizing the ability to prioritize tasks and projects to meet deadlines

Solid interpersonal and customer service skills

Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality

Expert knowledge of HR best practices, California state and local employment law, as well as federal EEO, ADA and FMLA guidelines and regulations

Ability to interpret and communicate Jackson's HR policies and procedures tactfully, objectively, and effectively with all levels of associates within the organization

Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills

Ability to effectively administer benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows/Office environment. Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping required

Education & Experience Required

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations (MS degree or coursework in HR/Industrial Relations a strong plus)

8 + years hands-on HR Generalist experience, including recruiting and associate relations

Jackson offers an outstanding benefits package including competitive pay, bonuses, comprehensive health insurance benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, and a college tuition reimbursement program for employees and eligible dependents.

Online applications requested. Contact

for alternate formats for accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.



Human Resources

Primary Location


CA-Santa Monica



Jackson National Life Insurance




Job Posting


Mar 13, 2013, 4:01:32 PM

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of UK insurer Prudential plc, offers financial services (fixed, indexed, and variable...