HR Leader

Helios HR
Arlington, VA
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 27, 2019
Full Time
Helios HR has been retained by a small, fast-growing government contractor in Arlington, VA to recruit a full-time Human Resources leader. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and proactive HR professional who is highly organized and ready for any challenge in a fast-paced, agile organization. DoD Government Contracting Experience a Plus! Local candidates only, please. About the role: The HR leader visibly demonstrates an understanding that Human Resources Management (HRM) is a strategic and operational opportunity to develop organizational health and a strong workforce through various initiatives and strong management skills in all aspects, including training, benefit design, vendor selections, performance management design and evaluation, goal setting, recruiting strategy, employee relations, etc. About our client: Our client is a minority-owned, SBA-certified 8(a) small business specializing in business and IT consulting, delivering tailored solutions to its customers based on their unique organizational requirements, industry best practices, and a recognition of state-of-the-art technologies. They focus on software engineering, process improvement, and software development lifecycle support. They provide a broad range of Federal customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments. Rosslyn Metro Accessible Generous Benefits and Paid Time Off Professional Development Tuition Reimbursement Workplace Flexibility Opportunity for Career Growth Responsibilities will include: . Establishes trust and becomes a reliable partner while serving as a link between management and employees by handling questions, and interpreting and helping to resolve work-related problems . Serves as an "HR department of one" while the business grows . Translates goals into operationalized project work, tasks, ideas, and directives . Provides both transactional and complex day-to-day support and operations management along with strategic oversight of HR operations and initiatives (plan design, records management, policy development, I-9's, etc.) . Creates HR action plans based on business direction . Works with leadership to review progress of HR-related goals, adapting as needed based on business direction . Advises managers on organizational policy matters and recommends needed changes . Identifies resources including objective and subjective data to analyze and address issues and identify vendors . Educates leadership and employees on compliance and short- and long-term impact . Uses principles of change management and best practices when considering change . Develops communication plans for HR and other initiatives (policy changes, training, open enrollment, etc.) . Educates and supports leadership in identification, application, and relevance of HR tools, software, etc. . Provides benefits plan design and plan administration (enrollment, broker/vendor selection) . Manages employee life cycle activities . Manages performance appraisals, making program recommendations where appropriate . Provides coaching (executive, leadership, management, supervisor) and helps develop individual competencies . Conducts cost/benefit analysis for all HR initiatives . Works with leadership team to develop Total Rewards and a compensation philosophy . Ensures compliance with applicable state and federal laws (government contracting requirements, OFCCP, COBRA, ACA, USERRA/Military Leave, ERISA, HIPPA, ADA, Title VII, etc.) . Conducts compliance training (harassment and sexual harassment prevention) . Conducts employee relations investigations Education: . Bachelor's degree required . Master's degree in business administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) or related field preferred . Minimum of 10 years of progressive responsibility and experience in an HR department . PHR or SPHR required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: . Highly organized with great attention to detail . Excellent relationship building, time management, interpersonal, problem solving, written and oral communication and organizational skills . Experience working in Human Resources for government contractor required (DoD government contractor preferred) . Knowledge of all aspects of HR management, principles and procedures for recruitment, diversity and inclusion, training, compensation and benefits, employee relations, DoD contracting, and technology . Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and leadership . Knowledge of employment and compliance laws . Knowledge of training design and instruction for adult learners . Knowledge of team and individual dynamics, performance engagement, and organizational dynamics . Excellent listening skills, judgment and decision-making . Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Google Business, Kelly software (HR services, KTBS) and project management software (Altassian, JIRA) preferred . Superior time management and highly organized with the ability to prioritize and manage competing needs . Excellent written and verbal skills with emphasis on diplomacy and tact

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