HR Specialist

Employer
Dewberry
Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Posted
Apr 08, 2019
Closes
Apr 08, 2019
Ref
6829
Function
Human Resources
Industry
Consulting
Hours
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

We are looking for a strong HR Specialist with a focus in Benefits and Compensation to assist both the Corporate Director of Benefits and the Compensation Manager. This role will help support the design, implementation, communication and administration of Dewberry's benefits and compensation programs. The ideal candidate will have experience in both areas, with the ability to prioritize their work in order to meet deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Manage company wellness program in accordance with company policy
  • Manage our Shared Leave Program
  • Manage our Employee Referral Program
  • May assist in the orientation of new employees
  • Use PayFactors and various industry surveys to conduct complex market analysis. This would also include continuous benchmarking all jobs within PayFactors
  • Manage salary survey participation process
  • Answer and support employee questions on any benefits or compensation inquires
  • Conduct FLSA reviews with managers as needed
  • Support and lead benefit and compensation related projects and perform other duties as needed
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly HR metrics and reporting, including ad hoc requests
  • Partner with Compensation Manager on:
    • Full life cycle of merit increase cycles
    • Setting entry level rates and annual compression review
    • Annual Affirmative Action, EEO and VETs analysis and reporting


Required Skills & Required Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years working experience with Compensation and Benefits
  • Functional knowledge of employment laws and practices related to compensation and benefit programs
  • Prior experience in compensation management, job evaluation and market pricing
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Must be analytical in nature and have excellence critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be comfortable interacting with various levels of management
  • BS degree in human resources, business administration or equivalent experience a must


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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