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Job #: R-00021114
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: HR Business Partner
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos has an opportunity for a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to support a portfolio of programs in the Transportation Solutions Operations based in Gaithersburg, MD.

Position Summary:
The HRBP will partner with their client group to deliver talent needs and drive organizational performance. The position will require the development of strong working relationships in order to effectively diagnose and address business objectives. The incumbent in the role can expect to partner with their client groups on both internal HR needs as well as initiatives related to the mission of the client’s own functional service delivery to the enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Provide strategic partnership and integration to help managers make informed overarching decisions in the areas of performance management, workforce planning, talent management and development, workplace culture, and employee retention.
•Diagnose business needs and implement solutions to continually improve organizational performance and contribute directly to business strategy and performance execution.
•Coach leaders to improve organizational effectiveness and navigate organizational changes to advance the business.
•Participate in initiatives, work groups, panels, and other activities across the corporation. Serve as a liaison between management and the Human Resources Centers of Excellence to effectively resolve issues, implement and deploy programs, as well as adhere to company policies and mitigate risk.
•Assist in growing the business by helping with new business and proposal initiatives, support and consult with leadership on total compensation strategy and initiatives, and partner with Workplace Relations (WR) to investigate and resolve employee relations issues and diagnose and resolve trends and systemic issues.

Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration (or related field). Will typically have 8-10 years of relevant experience. Must possess at least 2 years of experience in a role supporting senior and/or executive management/leadership at a mid- to large-sized company.
•Broad HR expertise to include talent management, performance management, employee relations, and compensation with strong project management and organizational skills.
•Experience implementing employee engagement and retention strategies and leading and driving change within client groups.
•Demonstrated experience with coaching, influencing, and building effective relationships to influence decisions.
•Experience working with management of all levels, to include first-level supervisors all the way through to senior-level management.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a professional demeanor and strong consultative skills.
•Strong business acumen with an ability to diagnose and support data-driven decision-making.
•A team-player with a willingness to be hands-on with tactical duties and an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
•Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
•Experience supporting a geographically dispersed workforce within the US.  Willing to travel (up to 25%) as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience providing HR support to federal government contractors.
•Experience supporting proposals and acquisitions.
•Experience with Workday desired.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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HR Business Partner


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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