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VP, Human Resources

Job ID: R-023723 Date posted: 05/31/2022 Primary Location CA-San Diego Other Locations SC-Fort Mill , CA-Remote , NC-Remote

Are you a team player with a growth mindset? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

Our HR Business Partners are hands-on professionals who roll-up their sleeves and execute but who also contribute at a strategic level with the leaders they support. This role supports our Care Organization serving as a key thought partner and change agent.  Responsible for aligning with leaders to facilitate business and HR strategy design, development, and execution, as well as provide consultation and coaching to leaders on organizational development, talent management, employee relations, engagement strategies and compensation – in collaboration with other Human Capital Centers of Excellence and teams.


  • Provide overall Human Capital leadership and counsel with an emphasis on being a thought leader and partner on all things talent

  • Work on development and implementation of comprehensive HR strategies, policies, and practices in support of company and client group business plans in the areas of performance management, leadership development, workforce planning, compensation, talent management, change management, employee engagement, retention, professional development, culture and diversity.

  • In partnership with the HC Workforce Analytics team, develop and leverage key insights and metrics to inform decision-making, support and drive talent plans and programs

  • Advise business leaders on talent management opportunities – provide creative and innovative solutions on complex problems

  • Build and execute talent management plans to evolve the function; both strategic and tactical plans which will enable business delivery

  • In support of Human Capital strategy, lead and participate in cross-functional project and special teams, often partnering with Compensation & Benefits; Talent Development; Learning Delivery; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Talent Acquisition; HR Ops, Systems & Analytics; Corporate Communications

  • Represent and advocate for your client group to enable improvements to LPL's HR policies, benefits, initiatives, processes, etc.

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.


  • 10+ years of professional level experience in Human Resources with at least 5 years working with senior level executives

  • Experience developing executive decks to tell stories and influence, strongly preferred

  • Must be extremely organized and self-motivated with the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing  environment

  • Ability to successfully interact with all levels of the firm and to easily toggle between tactical and strategic as needed

  • Outstanding consultative and influencing skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task, successfully manage multiple priorities, work independently and as a team in an  ambiguous and dynamic work environment

  • Bachelor's degree required, advanced level degree preferred

  • May involve up to 5% travel

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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