Human Resources Leader

McLean, Virginia, United States
Aug 24, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0001862

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Human Resources Leader

Key Role:

We are looking for a senior level HR Leader to provide HR subject matter expertise, thought leadership, and oversight for the DC Metro HR business partners.  As the HR Leader, you'll drive human resource management activities to maximize and prioritize the strategic use of staff, consult with business leaders, identify and address risks and provide oversight for related HR functions, including personnel policies, employee compensation, and performance management.

More specifically, as a HR Leader for DC Metro you will:

-Lead DC Metro HR business partners

-Leverage business acumen and analytics to document and articulate business case and tell a story

-Serve as an internal consultant to business/account leaders.  This requires knowledge of, skill in and ability to work with stakeholders to evaluate business challenges, identify opportunities for change initiatives, and build ongoing support for HR/Talent solutions that meet the changing needs of the business

-Translate business requirements to COE's who will develop corresponding programs and ensure HRBP partnership with COE's to socialize, implement and manage associated changes

-Partner with business leaders to understand business environment, travel to sites regularly to scan the business environment, facilitate staff focus groups on relevant topics, drive greater engagement and assess risk, and follow up to drive issue resolution/closure

-Advise/influence leaders regarding risk issues in local environment and drive strategies to address (e.g. promotion analysis, capacity & crisis management)

-Identify, resolve and/or escalate barriers and risks

-Build and maintain a strong functional HR team through effective recruiting, training, coaching, performance feedback, team building, and succession planning

-Serve as a champion of change and drive adoption of new approaches, ideas, programs, and technologies

As a HR Leader, a typical day might include:

-Leading strategic HR initiatives and ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional HR services

-Engaging with client leaders and HRBPs on emerging issues as well as ongoing updates about HR related matters

-Articulating business insights obtained from data analytics and trend analysis (leveraging Workforce Analytics capabilities)

-Acting as a business advisor and consulting to drive HR delivery in support of business priorities

-Driving and communicating critical messages to leadership, including issues, risks and mitigation strategies

-Contributing to the strategic direction, formulation, and implementation of corporate-wide HR policies, procedures, systems, and initiatives (e.g. Workday adoption, performance management, risk identification/mitigation, etc.)

-Developing, maintaining, and continuously improving processes, technology, and metrics reporting for the HR community

-Developing and maintaining strong internal relationships with Hub/Account business leaders and ESG/PST/HR colleagues

-Preparing updates/briefings for leadership, council or other meetings

Our ideal candidate can demonstrate:

-Leadership agility and influence

-In-depth HR functional expertise, including policies, procedures, training, compensation, benefits and performance management

-Advisory/Consultative skills; ability to solve complex people related challenges

-Business acumen, analytical thinking, and ability to develop and articulate business case/story

-Understand labor market trends and the competitive environment

-Understand/assess business challenges, support change initiatives, and develop/implement HR solutions that meet the needs of the business and employees

-Risk identification, management and resolution to address and inform key HR strategies

-Excellent at problem solving, conflict resolution, & decision making

-Effective communication skills.  Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings, can get messages across that have the intended impact; effective at building and briefings/presentations with large and small groups with peers, executives; able to change tactics mid-stream if needed

-Strong understanding of HR Technology (HRIS/Workday)

To be eligible you must have:

 -10+ years of applicable experience, including HR and consulting 

-Demonstrated excellent leadership and consulting skills to effectively engage with senior leaders and lead delivery teams

-Experience using facts and analytics to understand trends and develop solutions that lead to measurable impact on an organization

-Demonstrated comfort and confidence in leading through change

-Ability to be results driven and positioned yourself as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, peers and employees

-A Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, organizational development, or a related degree required

-Primary work location of DC Metro/McLean and be able to travel  25-50% of time

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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