Vice President, Human Resources

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Columbia, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Job Summary Enterprise Community ("Enterprise") is a family of companies whose mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. Enterprise brings together the people and resources to create affordable housing and strong neighborhoods that provide opportunity for people. This is achieved through a combination of capital products, on-the-ground solutions, policy advocacy efforts and building partnerships and networks with other like-minded organizations. Together, Enterprise and its partners have worked to transform some of America's most distressed neighborhoods into communities of opportunity - places where families and children can thrive. Over the past three decades, Enterprise has facilitated public and private investment of more than $18 billion in low-income communities across the country - money spent to help build or preserve more than 350,000 affordable homes, create hundreds of thousands of jobs and improve countless lives. Today, Enterprise has total assets in excess of $700 million and net assets in excess of $250 million. Through its family of companies, Enterprise employees over 700 people in more than 25 states across the country. Most employees are located at its headquarters in Columbia, Maryland and in 10 other cities across the country. Annual revenues exceed $200 million. Enterprise provides over $7 billion annually in equity and/or debt financing through its capital products. These products include equity financing utilizing low-income housing tax credits, new markets tax credits and investments in housing through a fund offering cash returns. Enterprise offers mortgage loans for multifamily housing and other community projects through Bellwether Enterprise and its community development financial institution(CDFI). In addition, Enterprise develops homes in the Mid-Atlantic region and asset manages more than 100,000 units of housing nationally. Collectively, Enterprise advances its vision that one day,every person will have an affordable home in a vibrant community, filled with promise and the opportunity for a good life. We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the SVP HR, the Vice President of Human Resources, will be a team member within the Enterprise HR department, and will provide primary HR service for Enterprise Community Investment (ECI) and its subsidiaries. This person will oversee the HR staff members in the multifamily mortgage and property management group. The VP's primary focus will include providing direct Business Partner support for employees and leaders within ECI. In this direct service role, the VP with work with all levels of employees to ensure effective policy implementation, performance management, compensation program management,training and development, positive morale, diversity, equity, and inclusion.The VP will partner with the SVP HR and other HR team members on Enterprise wide HR projects, programs, policies, and procedures. The VP will partner with Sr specialists, Organizational Design, Compensation, Benefits, Recruitment, and Systems. The successful candidate will have strong and diverse HR experience and must be able to strategically manage the HR resources within ECI while providing direct service as an HR Business Partner. Job Responsibilities The VP HR will work closely with the ECI and other Enterprise leadership, employees, and HR team partners. Specific responsibilities will include: Strategic Leadership * Serve as a HR leader, and partner to the Enterprise SVP Human Resources, Sr Leadership, and employees; playing a key role delivering HR services. * Provide the SVP HR and business leadership with accurate and timely data and analysis to support strategic decision-making. * Provide strategic leadership and support to business lines, and supervise HR personnel in multifamily mortgage and property management business lines. * Support the HR planning, analysis and efficient execution of acquisitions, lift-outs and other business opportunities. * Support the SVP HR and the rest of the management team in evaluating strategic HR opportunities and risks. * Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans. * Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the corporation. * Role model, participate in, and champion initiatives in support of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Coach, counsel, educate and ensure all practices are in line with support for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative. Business Partnering Provide HR generalist business partnering to build strong internal client relationships, understand internal client businesses and guide people strategy, delivering to employees at all levels. Serves as the "quarterback" for HR services, providing direct hand on service to clients, while calling in support from other team members as needed, ie Provide day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Provide direct employee relations coaching, counseling, and guidance Analyze trends, metrics, and patterns to develop solutions, programs and policies- in partnership with leadership and HR team members, and ensure consistent approaches to policy, procedure, and HR guidance to the organization Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal department, outside counsel, and HR team members as needed/required. Identify, recommend, and implement, and facilitate talent development solutions for all levels of Enterprise employees. Participate in and lead teams, focus groups, and work groups to ensure effective design, delivery, and evaluation of talent management programs. Assist with and lead talent development projects, career development ladders, job rotation programs, employee on-boarding, and other programs. Design, develop, and facilitate training programs and supervise external consultants. Utilize behavioral assessment tools, 360's and other methods to provide developmental feedback * Work strategically to accomplish objectives and work both "behind the scenes" and"out in front" when appropriate. S/he will be viewed as a strong internal collaborator. * Identify,lead, and participate in HR and organizational projects Provide effective policy interpretation, and guidance to managers and employees and manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Qualifications The successful candidate will have: * Bachelor's degree required, with an MBA/MS HR or OD, or other advanced degree preferred. SPHR certification preferred. * 11+years progressive experience in HR leadership roles, preferably in an organization of comparable size and complexity as Enterprise. Preference for experience in financial services, real estate, social investment industries. Nonprofit experience a plus. * Demonstrated business acumen, a strategic mindset and a collaborative approach as a human resources leader. * Experience in project management,organizational and analytical skills. Demonstrates attention to detail and"hands on" approach. Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, HRIS, organizational development, talent management, business partnering, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, and performance management. Strong change management acumen and the ability to lead multifaceted change with successful outcomes, including demonstrated ability to maximize people, processes, and practices excellent consulting and client management skills. Strong conflict management, interpersonal and negotiation skills. S/he will be a self-starter who takes initiative and is astute at identifying opportunities on behalf of Enterprise. S/he must have a strong results-orientation and demonstrated creativity and flexibility. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including program facilitation skills. Experience with behavioral assessments (MBTI, DiSC, etc) and ability to utilize for coaching and team development programs Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results. Skill in managing multiple business relationships and priorities in multiple locations. Flexibility to interact with employees at all levels and to adjust approach for success. Strategic planning acumen with sound technical skills, attention to detail, analytical ability, solid judgment and a strong business focus. Strong skills with HRIS systems architecture, and proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Must have thorough knowledge of employment and all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements and labor laws; A proven track record in working well in a team-oriented environment with a willingness to collaborate and multitask. High energy, resiliency, flexibility and the ability to manage multiple priorities and make ongoing decisions. Additional Info. -