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Senior Manager, Human Resources

Company: NANA Regional Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Human Resources in Herndon , Virginia Senior Manager, Human ResourcesDescriptionAkima is a global enterprise with more than 8,000 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 I--upiat shareholders, Akima's core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers' missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our I--upiat values. In 2021, Akima ranked #28 on Washington Technology's Top 100 List and #63 on Bloomberg Government's BGOV200 List of top federal contractors. To learn more about Akima, Summary:The Senior HR Manager will manage a team of HR professionals, serve as a strategic business partner to Senior Operations leadership and local management teams. This person will support a large portfolio of assigned contracts that are geographically dispersed. He/she will provide consultative services on a wide range of Human Resources-related matters with the goal of aligning HR's best practices to business objectives. The Senior HR Manager will collaborate with Shared Services departments to deliver effective solutions addressing the clients' needs. He/she will report to Senior Director, HR Operations, and will work closely with the broader HR Operations group on spearheading and executing a variety of HR projects and initiatives, as required.Job Responsibilities:Manage a team of geographically dispersed HR professionals, providing guidance and direction for day-to-day HR operationsWork in concert with Senior Director, HR Operations to implement strategic initiatives, change management process, leadership training and business process improvement.Partner with senior Operations leadership to strategically plan, organize, direct, implement, evaluate, and manage the assigned projects' HR needs.Provide expertise and hands-on support in multiple HR areas as needed, including: workforce planning, onboarding, contract phase-ins/phase-outs, employee retention, employee relations, management coaching, performance management, compliance, and change management.Provide performance management guidance to line management for coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions. Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, increase employee engagement, and productivity. Act as a resource to employees providing guidance on and interpreting company policy, as well as assuring that employees' perspective is heard and considered.Oversee and/or conduct thorough and objective employee relations investigations, assess risk, and determine appropriate courses of action while working closely with Senior Director, HR Operations, Legal and/or Labor Relations.Work with designated HR Managers and staff, and with PMs on adverse employment actions and manage the review of all termination requests to ensure compliance with due process, proper supporting documentation, and adherence to company's policies and/or contractual requirements (CBA, etc.). Engage Legal and Labor Relations, as required.Partner with Operations and Labor Relations in the administration of the collective bargaining agreements. Support CBA negotiations, propose desired contract modifications, and assist with grievance resolutions and labor-management disputes.Monitor, analyze, and interpret statistics on employee relations issues, disciplinary actions, grievances, and voluntary/involuntary attrition for assigned client groups. Recommend action based on analysis.Conduct management training on employee life-cycle processes, key HR policies, regulatory compliance, and performance management for all new PMs.Assist Senior Director, HR Operations with development and modification of the PM training content and curriculum.Support new contract phase-ins, coordinate and execute key onboarding deliverables ranging from workforce mapping and organizational planning to employee vetting, orientation, and training.Drive employee feedback by ensuring exit interviews are conducted consistently across the client group and results are shared accordingly. Collaborate with PMO teams on finding effective solutions to actionable employee feedback.Assist Senior Director, HR Operations with special projects and initiatives, including creation and/or modification of process flows, standard operating procedures, FAQs, and guides.Act as point-of-contact for guidance on compensation actions, including individual promotions, equity adjustments, and related actions. Work with clients to prepare business case for position or job group compensation changes and incentive adjustments. Work with Operations and relevant Shared Services teams to ensure all contract-related compensation and benefit actions are taken timely (e.g., annual CBA wage and H&W increases, Area Wage Determination adjustments, etc.).Work closely with the Benefits department and Operations to evaluate and respond to employee leave of absence and/or accommodation requests.Provide active leadership in support of recruiting and onboarding activities including working with relevant stakeholders to ensure new hires complete all required onboarding activities and successfully integrate into the workforce.All other duties as assigned by Senior Director, HR Operations.Periodic travel to support contract phase-ins/phase-outs or special projects as required (Up to 25%, sometimes on short notice).The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. Additional duties may be assigned and functions may be modified according to business necessity. All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Sociology/Psychology, Organizational Effectiveness, Business Administration, or related area.Minimum of 10 years of progressive HR experience as HR Business Partner or HR Manager in the government contracting industry.Comprehensive knowledge of labor laws, to include both federal and state regulations.Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentations; ability to speak confidently and effectively to varied audiences; proven professional writing ability, strong editing skills.Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic environment, deal with ambiguity, change, and shifting priorities.Demonstrated experience in providing HR support for diverse employee populations of at least 500 employees.Demonstrated experience managing a team of geographically dispersed HR professionals, supporting diverse employee population.Experience working with Service Contract Award (SCA) projects and Collective Bargaining Agreements.Desired Qualifications:Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP)Experience with Deltek Costpoint, Cognos, and Taleo preferredMinimum of 2 years supporting a unionized environment; in-depth knowledge and understanding of labor relations and collective-bargaining agreement administrationThe duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply online. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.Job: Human ResourcesTravel: Yes, 25 % of the TimeOrganization: Akima, LLC Shared Services

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