HR Manager

Requisition: #29041

Location: Portland, OR

Grade: U.36


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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  



Provides HR support and guidance to our employees and managers on employee relations and problem solving requiring decision making skills and solid judgement that contribute to a high performance culture. Supports and drives our engagement and recognition initiatives. Creates an onboarding experience that solidifies the decision to join CDK, allows for seamless understanding and enrollment in benefits. Supports our annual processes, such as benefits enrollment, my Review and Rewards assistance etc.


  • Coaches and consults with employees and managers on non-call center supported items, providing recommendations on day to day problems and issues, escalating complex HR issues. This includes LOA, workers comp, exit interviews, employee relations.
  • Partners with management to communicate HR policies, procedures. Recommends practices to establish a positive workplace environment.
  • Advises managers in the progressive discipline policy. Review, guides and may recommend employee terminations. Conducts investigations with support.
  • Partners and provide support to the HR COEs including annual processes.
  • May develop and drive employee engagement programs collaborating with the business, the BRG’s and COE’s.
  • Develops and delivers a consistent onboarding experience in collaboration with other COE’s
  • Conducts exit interviews and shares data
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.
  • May mentor less experienced team members



  • A minimum of 4 years of knowledge and experience in employee relations, employee engagement, and employee development
  • Better than average written and spoken communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
  • Ability to mentor other team members
  • Ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the management team
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include knowledge of Excel and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices and experience working with a corporate employment law attorney
  • Experience with recognition and engagement programs and processes
  • Evidence of the ability to practice and coach managers with a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational, decision making and proactive skill set
  • Master CDK competencies at the individual level


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.


CDK Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
We believe that diversity in all aspects of business leads to strength.

Full time
Portland, Oregon 97201, US