HRBP, Director

Quiksilver - Huntington Beach, CA

Posted: August 14th, 2018


Company Overview

Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young?minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company?owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e? commerce channels.

Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans



In this role, you will drive significant business growth and make an immediate impact through your expertise in organizational design, talent management strategy, and leadership coaching.  Oversee and implement human resources programs, policies, and practices that foster growth, innovation, and organizational effectiveness in areas including on-boarding, employee engagement, learning and development, and performance management. As part of our HR Team, your #1 goal is to help design, build and execute the talent strategy that drives Boardriders success.


  • Collaborate with Head of Talent and Global HR team to develop global HR strategy
  • Work with the regional management teams to develop and deliver a HR plan which supports strategic business direction and objectives
  • Collaborate with Regional HR Directors and Global HR Team to share information, benchmark and develop innovative, business relevant HR policies and processes
  • Play a leading role in the implementation of change initiatives as they apply to people within the business
  • Actively engage with senior management as a change agent in the provision of solutions that support organizational and cultural cohesion and enhance overall business performance
  • Provide research, advice and opinion regarding emerging people issues and human capital risk facing the business.
  • Manage HR projects as required, such as implementing new systems, processes and other company initiatives.
  • Set objectives and KPIs for your team to achieve strategic objectives
  • Provide coaching, recognition and manage performance to ensure your team is aware of opportunities for growth
  • Consider likely successors to all senior positions and develop succession plans to ensure development of key staff  members
  • Implement the performance management system and ensure communication about performance levels are  continuous and that objectives are effectively cascaded to your whole team
  • Manages Employee Relations cases by providing associate and leader coaching and counseling while ensuring consistent application and interpretation of company policies, practices and procedures
  • Facilitates the open-door process and investigate work place concerns
  • Ensures HR policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance with state, federal and local laws; develops, recommends and implements human resources policies to meet organizational needs
  • Creates insights from data, using trend and metric information to inform process and program improvements
  • Recognizes, analyzes and diagnoses key trends in ER metrics to uncover root cause. Develops and designs solutions, based on root cause analysis work
  • Other tasks may be assigned from time to time which contribute to the overall success of the company



  • BA or BS Degree or equivalent combination of education and training through accredited institutions required 
  • 7 years+ of progressive experience in Human Resources, at least 4 years in a leadership capacity
  • Experience supporting senior leaders in a matrix organization
  • Knowledge and solutions development experience on a wide range of human resources related matters, including industrial and employee relations, employee and organization development, remuneration and related activities, recruitment and selection, employee counselling, and training and development
  • Experience in implementing organizational change
  • Demonstrated experience with leading and developing a performance focused team
  • A proven and driven self-starter who can effectively move back and forth from being tactical to strategic on all aspects in support of an employee’s life cycle.
  • Business acumen, presence, maturity and professionalism to operate at all levels of the company. Experience supporting senior level leaders.
  • Ability to effectively counsel, influence, multi-task, project-manage and problem solve in a results oriented business environment.
  • Results driven, high energy team player who approaches challenges in a fast moving and high pressure environment with enthusiasm
  • Possesses strong, succinct and articulate communications skills, excellent interviewing skills with strong intuitive skills
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable HR-related legislation and regulations (e.g., labor laws, statutory requirements)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; high standards for quality
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, use discretion, diplomacy and tact
  • Negotiation, counseling and conflict management; must be able to facilitate communications, and influence without authority.
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Superior project management skills.
  • Good project management and planning skills



  • Bilingual, Portuguese/English or Spanish/English
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About Quiksilver

Quiksilver, Inc., incorporated in 1976, is a diversified company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products. Its products are sold in over 90 countries in a range of distribution channels, including surf shops, skateboard shops, snowboard shops, its concept stores, other specialty stores and select department stores. The Company has three operating segments consisting of the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific, each of which sells a range of its products. The Americas segment includes revenues from the United States, Canada and Latin America. The European segment includes revenues primarily from Western Europe. The Asia/Pacific segment includes revenues primarily from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Indonesia. The Company’s brands are focused on different sports within the outdoor market.

The Company’s Quiksilver brand represents the boardriding lifestyle, which includes not only surfing, but also skateboarding and snowboarding. It includes shirts, walkshorts, t-shirts, fleece, pants, jackets, snowboardwear, footwear, hats, backpacks, wetsuits, watches, eyewear and other accessories. Quiksilver’s market includes men, women, boys, toddlers and infants.

The Company’s Roxy brand is for young women and also include girls, with the Teenie Wahine and Roxy Girl brands, and infants. Roxy includes a range of sportswear, swimwear, footwear, backpacks, snowboardwear, snowboards, bedroom furnishings and other accessories.

The Company’s DC brand specializes in performance skateboard shoes, snowboard boots, sandals and apparel for both young men and juniors