Human Resources Manager

Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
Job DetailsLevelManagementJob LocationRFF - WASHINGTON, DCPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryManagementDescriptionRFF's mission is to improve environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial, evidence-based economic research and policy engagement. We are committed to being the most widely trusted source of research insights and policy solutions leading to a healthy environment and a thriving economy. We envision a future where climate change no longer threatens our well-being and where smart environmental decisions help to uplift communities around the world. Our experts bring the brightest thinking to bear on our future, while having shaped many of the world's most successful environmental decisions and policies over the past 70 years. Successful RFF Fellows conduct high-quality, publishable research; develop and lead new research projects; and actively participate in communication of research results and other forms of policy engagement. Our people are the key to our success. We hope you will join us. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for working closely with the VP, Finance and Administration, guiding and managing RFF's human resources and administrative services, policies, and programs to provide an employee-oriented, high performance, diverse and equitable culture that emphasizes independence, quality and impact, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a highly talented workforce. This position is located in Washington DC. In conjunction with the VP, Finance and Administration:Establishes and leads the standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire top talent into RFF and proactively build a pool of candidates for future consideration. Develops and implements creative sourcing strategies to generate a robust and highly qualified candidate pipeline. Advises and collaborates with hiring managers throughout the process. Manages the organization's applicant tracking system. Leads the performance management process and recommends changes to better align the program with the organization's goals. Supports research management in reviewing and implementing the research career development program and implementing changes. Formulates and recommends Human Resources policies and objectives for all topics associated with employment. Partners with management to communicate policies, procedures, and programs and ensures proper compliance. Counsels staff and management on a variety of employment-related matters, including policy interpretation, giving, and receiving feedback, recognition, personality conflicts, and so forth. Assists with competitive market research to establish pay and benefits practices that help to recruit and retain superior staff. Leads participation in key salary surveys each year. Monitors best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date information on available products. Leads the development of benefit orientations and other benefits training for employees. Administers the employee benefits program. Working with brokers, designs, and negotiates coverages that are within budget and employee serving. Assists with organization compliance with all federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all employment matters. Maintaining and managing insurance policies, workers comp, etc. Ensures business insurance coverages are adequate to protect the assets of the organization. Assists with Develops and monitors an annual plan, goals and budget that supports and advances human resources and administrative services and activities. Develops and maintains a human resources information system that meets the organization's personnel record management and information needs, eliminates administrative tasks, and provides access to data in an accurate and expeditious way. Assists with Addresses training needs, including new employee onboarding or orientation, management development, individual skill building and organization-wide training needs. Manages the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment. Other duties as assigned. Personnel Management:Provides leadership, direct supervision, and support to RFF. Staff positions that report to the Human Resources Manager include: Human Resources Consultant Inter-departmental Administrative Assistant Education:Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or Organizational Development Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position Experience:Five years of progressive management experience in Human Resources positions Technical Requirements:Proficiency in the following software programs is necessary for this role: Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Internet Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) Internal communications platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc. HRIS, ATS, other HR related software RFF is committed to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Achieving that goal is essential to achieving our mission-and it is simply the right thing to do, as described in RFF's Vision for a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future. We especially encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds and life experiences to apply. Exceptional candidates with expertise in other areas related to RFF's mission will also be considered. Visit our FAQ page to find out what it's like to work at a world-class, policy-oriented research organization in the heart of Washington, DC.

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