Human Resources Business Partner

Falls Church, VA
May 26, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Full Time
GENERAL SUMMARY: Primary focus is on Human Resources activities exclusively for a GDIT contract to develop and grow the National Language Service Corps (NLSC). This is a direct position exclusively for this General Dynamics IT contract. A first-of-its-kind government organization, the NLSC offers multilingual speakers the opportunity to volunteer their language skills and be a bridge to their language communities. These individuals, known as NLSC Members, speak, listen, read, and understand English and another language and make themselves available to help others when a U.S. Government requirement arises. The NLSC has almost 8,000 members currently with skills in well over 300 languages.


• Coordinate the process for federally hiring a portion of membership as intermittent schedule Federal Employees to fulfill client needs and assignments

• Direct and guide NLSC members through the federal application process, including completion of mandatory forms, fingerprinting, and resume building, all requiring both review and validation before submission

• Communicate changes in Defense Human Resource Activity (DHRA) policies and procedures to NLSC members.

• Maintain federal hire web page designed to assist and guide users in the completion of their federal hiring documents

• Assist management with the updates of program processes and procedures including work instructions, SOPs, and hiring templates.

• Utilize Microsoft CRM Platform to query NLSC database to obtain and review specific applicant data

• Research federal HR regulations as needed

• Participate in special projects as required.

• May require travel.

Education Bachelors Degree in a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

Qualifications 2-5 years of related human resources experience.  Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret-level clearance.

 • Dependable, motivated, highly organized individual with HR experience in diverse, fast-paced office operations requiring strong problem solving skills.

• Ability to work in a flexible, evolving organizational structure and develop strong relationships with all levels of employees internal and external to the contract.

• Strong knowledge of applicable personnel and employment laws

• Strong analytical skills with the ability to succesfully problem solve under pressure

• Strong research skills and stakeholder relationship management skills with membership, internal staff and government agencies.

• A proven ability to build rapport with individuals from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds

• Strong attention to detail with a philosophy of creating a high-trust culture that fosters a strong team environment.

• Ability to relate to individuals at all levels, with good understanding of diversity issues.

• Demonstrated effective communication skills, including conflict resolution and strong customer service skills

• Experience managing multiple projects and priorities and produce quality results under deadlines

• Proficiency in the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and other office-related software applications.

• Process oriented with strict attention to details

• Excellent organizational, time management and analytical skills

• Ability to perform efficiently under pressure and strict deadlines

• Self-motivator; able to work independently and with little supervision

• High level of integrity

• Foreign language skills a plus

• Understanding of different cultures a plus.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities