Human Resources Business Partner

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 09, 2019
Closes
May 22, 2019
Ref
221030
Function
Human Resources
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: A global startup dedicated to redefining the clean water space is seeking a seasoned Human Resources professional to join its growing team. The Human Resources Business Partner is a pivotal role necessitating multi-faceted HR and operational management responsibilities within an international organizational structure. This part-time position reports directly to the Managing Director and will serve in a "right hand" capacity implementing strategic roll-out initiatives.

Responsibilities:
  • Supports talent acquisition and recruitment processes for all US-based employees.
  • Manages payroll, salary benchmarks, benefits, and compensation. Participates in annual salary and bonus reviews and payroll budget processes.
  • Supports bookkeeping of payroll and monthly budget reconciliations.
  • Ensures accuracy of HR materials including employment contracts, employee handbooks, induction programs, etc.
  • Handles all internal employee relations and fosters a positive and productive employee culture. Works to ensure high employee morale.
  • Manages and coordinates the annual performance review process, exit interviews, and employee/office events.
  • Supports managers in providing employees with development opportunities and in forecasting and planning needs for suitable talent in line with the long-term business strategies.
  • Assists the Managing Director and other senior managers in solving various critical business-related ad-hoc tasks and projects.
  • Maintains up-to-date employees file records by handling changes in employment status in a timely manner.
  • Keeps current with latest HR trends and best practices. Keeps abreast of relevant States laws and pending legislation and informs leadership on current topics.

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Solid understanding of general human resources policies and procedures.
  • Effective problem-solving skills. Strong business acumen is ideal.
  • Multi-tasker with sound judgment and critical thinking skills. Hands-on style, with the ability to make things happen.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required. A loyal team player and effective team builder.
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Bachelor's in business administration or related, preferably in HR with good understanding of finance.
  • Minimum 6 years in office and/or human resource management experience; 3-4 years of relevant HR work experience (essential).
  • Good understanding of payroll, knowledge of ADP Payroll Services a plus. Accounting knowledge preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, multicultural organization. Experience in a start-up environment preferred.
  • Deep understanding of Federal, State and local Labor Law and employment equity regulations.

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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