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Orlando City SC

Orlando City SC

People & Culture Partner


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Posting Date

Jan 18, 2023

Role description

In order to be considered for this role, after clicking "apply now" above and being redirected, you must fully complete the application process on the follow-up screen.   People Culture Business PartnerDepartment: People (HR)Reports to: Director of People CultureFLSA:  Full Time; Salaried-Exempt  WHAT SETS YOU APARTYou are a trusted and reliable HR/People professional with expertise in people strategies, key HR processes, and know how to build relationships at all levels of an organization. You thrive in a fast-paced, change-oriented, and sometimes ambiguous environment. You know how to get things done either on your own or in close partnership with your other People team members. You are willing to roll up your sleeves and help out on any task. You know that good People (HR) is about creating a thriving culture where employees and leaders are engaged and supported. You get the Orlando City/Orlando Pride brand and are excited to support the Club goals. You are ready to dive in, be a positive influence, and help Orlando City City/Orlando Pride to deliver innovative people programs.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIESAct as the People Culture business partner building effective relationships with all teammates at all levels to proactively identify and implement business solutions.  Together with the People team, deliver programs such as performance development, annual talent meetings, organizational development, employee engagement, compensation, and reward, including learning and development etc. Collaborate with other members of the People team to facilitate recruitment of open positions. Support the People department in implementing best practices and policies regarding staffing, onboarding, compensation, training, etc. Act as a culture ambassador, bringing a high level of integrity and accountability to your role, while driving the Club’s strategic framework.Visit OHP/Sylvan monthly, or more frequently when needed, to build relationships and support their team operations. Partner and communicate closely with all members of the People team to ensure consistent employee experience and alignment on day-to-day and key projects. Assist the Director with annual open enrollment process; including new hire enrollments, application, and claims records for all benefit plans; initiated and processes changes related to new hires, terminations, and qualifying events.Collaborates with the Director of People and brokers to evaluate annual benefit plan changes. Complies and analyzes people data identify trends and develop recommendations to improve effectiveness and efficiency of People programs.Administer leaves and ADA accommodations.Respond to employee inquiries timely on a variety of People related topics.Perform and assist with audits and reporting as necessary (401K, EEO, DEO, Employment verifications, etc. Identifies and recommends updates to software, systems, and procedures.Provides People policy guidance and interpretation.Other related duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS It’s never just a job at Orlando City/Orlando Pride.  It’s a way of life. We live and breathe soccer. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualification5+ years of experience in an HR Generalist or similar level position.  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field or equivalent work experience required.PHR or SHRM-CP Certification Required. Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxesApplicable knowledge of FLSA, FMLA, ACA and other employment lawExcellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Strong customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills.Bilingual skills are plus. (English/Spanish).Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.Sports, or fast-moving industry experience, are a plus.Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with professionalism, establishing appropriate professional boundaries, and using discretion in all matters.Strong people skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to build trust.Advanced written and oral communication skills required.High level proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Power Point and Excel.Ability to drive within the Orlando area weekly.Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce HRIS is preferred along with learning and navigating general HR systems and reporting.A connection with soccer and our purpose.  About Orlando City and Orlando Pride:  With two major professional teams, Orlando City and Orlando Pride, the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.Orlando City joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the league's 21st franchise in November 2013, becoming the first MLS team in the Southeast. The Lions began league play in March 2015. In 2019, Orlando City re-launched Orlando City B (OCB) to bridge the gap between its successful youth development academy and the First Team.The Orlando Pride, OCSC’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise, began play in 2016 – bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time. Orlando City and Orlando Pride play at Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium built in 2017 and located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international and home-grown talent, Orlando City and Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes.For more information, visit or applying for this role, you agree to the terms of the MLS Privacy Policy.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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