Human Resources Director
"Great vision without great people is irrelevant." (Jim Collins)Group W is a 100% employee-owned company that hires great people to provide analysis, modeling, simulation, wargaming, and research, for visionary clients in government, commercial, and non-governmental entities. Founded in 2004. Group W is comprised of the brightest critical thinkers that balance an unconventional culture in support of one of the most conservative, conventional client- sets, to bring forward the best ideas and get to "the right answer" through creativity, truth, passion, intellect, and skill.Position: Human Resources DirectorLocation: Vienna or Dumfries, VAOverview: Seeking a caring Human Resources professional who will report to the CEO and serve as the key advisor on all aspects of Human Resources, benefits, talent management, strategies, and compliance. Requires the ability and agility to balance the needs of 115+ employee-owners with corporate limitations. Responsible for all aspects of employee relations, benefits, compensation, performance management, training, workforce planning, and all other HR-related functions. This HR Director will need to understand and embrace Group W's unique culture characterized by an egalitarian mindset, a quest for exceptional performance, a distaste for bureaucracy, and disdain for stupidity. Group W strives for world class infrastructure support and is a growing, profitable, high-retention, successful and high performing national security corporation.Requirements:Bachelor's / four-year degree in Human Resources or related field, or 14+ years' experience in lieu of a degree12+ years' progressive mix of Human Resources experience, with knowledge of Human Resources compliance in government/defense contractingPreferred:Persuasive communication and interpersonal skills-verbal, written and ability to listen intentlyAbility to prioritize and execute multiple ongoing tasksAbility to work across all levels of the organizationPrevious leadership experienceAbility to synthesize and analyze data and informationAn innovative and strategic mindset that's open to new thoughts and ideasStrong problem-solving and decision-making abilityAbility to maintain the highest levels of confidentialityCommitment to preserving Group W's unique, treasured culture amid the dynamics of managing, and potentially scaling growthKnowledge, experience on most aspects of HR benefits, rule sets and how to avoid snafus supporting geographically distant, some overseas, and SOFA compliancePrior HR Director experience within a small business not mandatory, but a plusResponsibilities:Serve as a Human Resources Subject Matter Expert (SME) on HR policies related to benefits, compensation, employment development, performance management, and all other HR related functionsConsult with leadership, program managers, and employee-owners in the strategic planning process and development of HR strategies that support business needsProvide guidance and ensure compliance on employment law, OFCCP requirements, reporting, compensation, and other federally mandated requirementsServe as a strategic business partner and first point of contact to managers and employee-owners on all Human Resources issues and policiesMentoring, coaching, team building and conflict resolution when appropriate/requiredPlan, develop, communicate, and implement Human Resource strategies and initiativesWork collaboratively in a team or committee environment to plan, help coordinate and schedule corporate events and social activitiesWork closely with the Group W Employee Benefits Analysis Committee to ensure that Group W remains a top 1% benefits employerWork directly with CEO and designated Board committees to consistently model, educate and promote Group W culture, traits and valuesMaintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, establishing networks, and participating in professional groupsGroup W is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other similarly protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.