Chief Human Resources Officer

Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Bethesda, MD
May 14, 2018
May 24, 2018
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Executive Team and help us build for the future. If you are seeking an exciting and dynamic career opportunity in service to our military, their loved ones, and your community, HJF is for you! The Opportunity As a member of HJF's Executive Team the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) acts as the Foundation's principal strategic advisor on global human capital and human resources directives and initiatives. The CHRO partners with key leadership teams throughout the Foundation to develop, implement and maintain global HR strategies, functions and systems. The CHRO is responsible for leading a global customer-service focused, flexible and responsive human resources team to ensure that human resources policies, procedures, and practices are fully levered to support the Foundation's success. Competencies Drives Results- demonstrated leadership in consistently achieving results, even under challenging circumstances Innovation- ability to create new and better ways for HJF to succeed Manages Ambiguity-proven ability to operate effectively, even when things are not certain or the path forward is unclear. Collaborates- skilled in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others. Responsibilities Advise and influence HJF leaders on proper staffing, organizational structure and people related processes to maximize organizational effectiveness and efficiencies Work with the Executive Team to set global HR strategic direction and translate these strategies into effective organizational plans Build and maintain an optimal global HR function that addresses roles, capabilities, core functions of each role, management and accountability for performance Develop and lead an organization-wide strategy for recruiting, onboarding, developing and retaining a high quality and diverse workforce Develop and oversee a system of effective performance reviews which rewards high performers and links individual performance to organizational outcomes, values and core competencies Manage the Foundation's compensation process, partnering with the Executive Team and senior leadership to determine salary increases, promotions and other compensation decisions Manage the Foundation's compensation and benefits portfolios in its many labor markets to maintain competitive advantage as an employer Recommend and drive the best investments in people to optimize organizational performance and effectiveness Develop and oversee physical safety standards, frameworks and processes to protect all Foundation employees, including a global workforce operating in developing countries Champion and promote an engaged and positive organizational culture Requirements Bachelor's degree is required, advanced degree preferred SHRM Senior Certified Professional certification (SHRM-SCP) desirable At least 15 years of progressive human resources leadership experience in a majority of the key functional areas of recruiting, performance/talent management, training and development, employee relations and/or compensation and benefits Proven experience managing core global human resources systems including benefits, compensation and recruitment in the not-for-profit, academic, research or government contractor realm A track record of implementing new initiatives with successful outcomes Clear and demonstrated communication and coaching skills Strategic ability to drive creative organizational improvements and people decisions Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues, evaluate difficult situations and effectively drive multiple teams on independent tracks simultaneously Requires periodic domestic and foreign travel to Foundation sites May require bending, lifting, standing, sitting, computer work, etc.

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