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HR Generalist Lead

Zeiders Enterprises

Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
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  • Employee Relations
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  • HR Generalist
  • HRIS
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HR Generalist Lead

Zeiders is an industry leader in military and family support. Our company's reputation is based on providing top quality service with exceptional, dedicated employees. This approach has earned client confidence and repeat business from satisfied customers. Headquartered in Woodbridge, VA, Zeiders has approximately 1000+ employees supporting clients worldwide in behavioral health, military family resiliency, work-life education programs, and related services. We seek individuals with strong passion for what we do and our commitment to quality service.


The HR Generalist Lead works as a full-time employee of Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. (Zeiders) at the corporate office in Woodbridge, VA. This position provides general human resources support in the full employment lifecycle.  Areas of focus include recruiting, employee onboarding, policy clarification, employee relations, working in our HRIS system and overall HR support to staff across the country and working remotely. In addition, this position is responsible for direct oversight of HR Generalists for consistency with process and policy application.

The majority of the functions performed will be to support the company with the daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly HR activities. In addition, this person will serve as the front line human resources generalist to employees and managers with general human resources support needs.  This role works under direct supervision of the Senior HR Manager and routinely interfaces with contract management team leaders in the conduct of their duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Human Resources Conduit between Managers and Employees and Company-wide needs
  • Oversight and leadership support of HR Generalist team members dedicated to other government contracts.
  • Supports the company- wide initiatives by reinforcing communication efforts to their specific contract.
  • Proficient within our HRIS and advises managers on information within the system
  • Human Resources expertise to provide full lifecycle employee experience including recruiting, new hire onboarding, protected leave management, employee relations, recognition program management, exit interviews, etc.
  • Seek additional HR subject matter experts, such as for employee relations, benefit administration or payroll, when situations warrant.
  • Keep all proprietary and confidential data entries in line with the company integrity policies.
  • Develop and maintain effective business partner relationships with internal contract management teams.
  • Run weekly, monthly and as needed reports to support contract management needs.

  Supervisory Responsibilities:

This individual is responsible for direct oversight of HR Generalists for consistency with process and policy application.


Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Human Resources or related field WITH 5+ year human resources experience; OR 10+ years’ professional experience in Human Resources.
  • 2+ years of experience with Employee Relations
  • 2+ years of experience in a Lead or supervisory capacity.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word; Excel; PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint);
  • Proficiency in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to enter, query information and run reports. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • PHR certification
  • UltiPro Experience
  • Experience with UltiPro HRIS software
  • Experience working with a remote workforce
  • Military lifestyle experience

Other Skills and Abilities 

  • This position requires access to U.S. Government facilities and systems. U.S. Citizenship, is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of information systems, business processes, the key drivers and measures of success for the business.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently or in a group as a problem solver.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Skilled data management and entry.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Physical Demands:  Works in office areas.  Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours.   Uses personal computer, telephones, copiers, printers and other office equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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