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Senior Human Resources Manager

Swanee Hunt Alternatives


Location:
Washington, 20036
Date:
03/30/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • HR Generalist
  • HRIS
  • Employment/Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Benefits
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Job Details

The Senior Manager, Human Resources is a key institutional position which oversees the Organization’s most important asset –
our staff. The Senior Manager, Human Resources drives the organization to recruit, retain and develop the best and brightest in
our fields of work.

The position requires an experienced, self-driven HR professional with a “hands-on” understanding of human resources management within an entrepreneurial and fast paced organization. The selected candidate will work closely with the Organization’s Leadership Team to help design, develop, and implement effective people strategies and tactics to support the Organization’s strategic plan within a highly matrixed organization. The Senior Manager, Human Resources will be responsible for managing the HR function designed to meet the needs of the staff. This includes, but is not limited to employee relations, compensation practices and benefits planning and administration, talent management, performance management, staff learning and development, organizational effectiveness.

This Position reports to the Managing Director and eventually the COO.

Responsibilities

  • Help implement HR strategy, policies, and processes that align and support the Organization’s strategic objectives

  • Partner with senior leadership in decision making, influencing, and driving desired change (cultural or other)

  • Understand and keep a “pulse” on the overall engagement at Swanee Hunt Alternatives as well as deploy tools and methods to ensure timely and valuable data input on staff satisfaction and productivity

  • Advise Management on employee relations and performance management issues, with an emphasis on early identification and resolution.

  • Manage benefits administration to include claims resolution, invoice reconciliation, open enrollment and communications to staff.

  • Conduct recruitment effort for open positions; post positions; screen candidates and work with hiring managers on scheduling interviews; point of contact for candidates, conduct post-hire paperwork and new hire orientations

  • Manage performance management process with direction from the Managing Director

  • Implement and track termination of employment process; conduct exit interviews

  • Execute authorized payroll changes in ADP and ensure that they are communicated to accounting staff.

  • Monitor worker’s compensation insurance coverage for all entities, operations, and activities; ensure that insurance is adequate and in force; initiate and pursue insurance claims are required

  • Maintain all personnel files, ensuring they are complete in both electronic and hard copies; conduct regular audits

  • Audit PTO in ADP, correcting and adjusting as necessary

  • Maintain and update policies and procedures, including employee handbook

  • Update organization charts

  • Maintain records in HRIS and compile reports

  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.

  • Work with the Managing Director on special projects that include but are not limited to: health and wellness fairs, employee brown bags and staff retreat

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; graduate degree in HR related discipline and PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification required or equivalent experience at senior management roles

  • 5-7 years of progressive hands on HR senior management experience with proven record of outstanding achievement, and overall 10 years of relevant experience in the HR field

  • Possess excellent analytical skills, be a self-starter with good judgment and integrity

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Experience with online HRIS systems/tools

  • Effective leadership, management, and communications skills with proven ability to drive culture change, and provide guidance and support in a business partner role

  • Ability to develop strong relationships at all levels of the organization, across program departments, partners, vendors, and other stakeholders

  • Ability to quickly gain trust and respect from a highly intellectual organization

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Demonstrated customer-focused approach to HR service delivery

  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment

  • MS Office Programs: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint


**Please submit both a resume and cover letter, for consideration**


About Swanee Hunt Alternatives

Swanee Hunt Alternatives (www.swaneehunt.org) is a two-generation family operating foundation based in Cambridge, MA with a multi-million dollar annual budget. Ambassador Swanee Hunt and the programs she founded bring daring goals, innovative practices, and extraordinary talent to some of the world’s most complex and injurious challenges. 

The foundation’s three major programs advance global security and social justice in the United States:

  •  Advocating for full inclusion of all stakeholders (particularly women) in peace and security processes (Inclusive Security)

  • Combatting the purchase of prostituted adults and children in the United States (Demand Abolition)

  •  Supporting entrepreneurial leaders of diverse American social movements (Prime Movers)

Since its founding in 1981, the foundation has driven and incubated a range of programs and organizations, including Political Parity, ARTWorksfor Kids, Women Moving Millions, and the Free for All Concert Fund.  

The foundation’s programs convene allies, build partnerships, and engage in high-level advocacy, training, research, and program-related grantmaking. The programs are assisted by teams providing communications, development, finance, human resources, operations, and information technology services.

Read Ambassador Hunt’s biography.

Learn about the organization’s board and leadership.

Compensation and Benefits
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Employee benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, life, ADD, and short- and long-term disability plans. The organization provides a 401(k) plan and matches 100% of the first six percent of an employee’s annual salary that she/he contributes to her/his plan. Additional discretionary matching may be available to eligible employees. Hunt Alternatives offers 28 days of paid time off per year. This includes all holidays, vacation days, and personal days.  Hunt Alternatives also offers 5 paid sick days per calendar year.  Other benefits include parental leave, flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts, professional development and educational assistance, a pre-tax parking and transit program, and a matching program for personal charitable contributions.

A diverse workforce helps Hunt Alternatives realize its fullest potential. We are committed to fostering an environment founded on justice and equity that embraces mutual respect, cooperation, and productive relationships.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; graduate degree in HR related discipline and PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification required or equivalent experience at senior management roles
  • 5-7 years of progressive hands on HR senior management experience with proven record of outstanding achievement, and overall 10 years of relevant experience in the HR field
  • Possess excellent analytical skills, be a self-starter with good judgment and integrity
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with online HRIS systems/tools
  • Effective leadership, management, and communications skills with proven ability to drive culture change, and provide guidance and support in a business partner role
  • Ability to develop strong relationships at all levels of the organization, across program departments, partners, vendors, and other stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly gain trust and respect from a highly intellectual organization
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated customer-focused approach to HR service delivery
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • MS Office Programs: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

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