Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Chief People Officer

Los Angeles, California
$183,123 – $228,904 – $274,685
Filing Deadline:
October 1, 2021
Paula Adams
Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is seeking a Chief People Officer. The Chief People Officer provides executive direction and visionary leadership to the overall departmental functions of Metro, which include Employee Engagement, Labor Relations, Human Resources and Workforce Services, in order to attract, motivate, develop and retain the most qualified and skilled employees to meet the mission of the organization and drive organizational success.

  • Leads the overall programs/activities of the department’s functions, including Employee Engagement, Labor Relations, Human Resources and Workforce Services
  • Represents Metro at meetings and conferences with public agencies, the private sector, public and corporate officials, and the general public to secure support and create partnerships
  • Represents the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at meetings with labor unions
  • Serves as liaison to Metro Board of Directors on labor and human resources issues
  • Serves as chief negotiator for all labor negotiations, or oversees designee
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports to CEO, the Board of Directors and outside agencies
  • Directs assigned staff to work proactively with line management as advisors in the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements, adherence to human resources policies and practices, and the resolution of non-Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) related complaints and grievances, including arbitration
  • Participates in the preparation and presentation of issues for litigation; coordinates with attorneys
  • Directs the design of Metro-wide training and development programs that enhance individual and organizational performance and morale
  • Advises the CEO on significant matters and undertakes special projects as directed
  • Communicates Metro’s safety vision and goals both internally and externally
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

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