Where in the world is there a lake that is so salty that it cannot freeze? Where in the world does the sun not set for months? Where in the world does the coolest (literally) scientific research take place? Antarctica, of course!
Leidos is seeking an experienced Human Resources professional to lead an HR team that supports our Antarctic Support Contract (ASC). Based full-time in Centennial (Denver), CO, but with opportunity to deploy to Antarctica, the Senior HR Business Manager will work with a team who supports a virtual workforce across multiple locations in the United States and Antarctica. Key responsibilities include working with program leadership to develop HR programs by identifying HR strategies that support near and long-term business objectives. The Senior HR Business Manager will lead a team of two HR Business Partners and, as the Senior HR Business Manager for the prime contractor, will oversee collective HR strategies in support of the program and will work with multiple subcontractor companies.
- The successful candidate will identify opportunities for HR to engage effectively with management, demonstrate HR value by aligning to business objectives, and support change management activities. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching and consulting; developing selection and retention strategies; and delivering on HR programs (e.g. Performance Management, Talent Management, Compensation, Rewards and Recognition, Compliance, etc).
- The successful candidate must be proactive in identifying resources/strategies and formulating actionable recommendations/options for leadership.
- Must be able to effectively influence and communicate.
- This position will work very closely with programmatic leadership, who sets the tone and is involved in day-to-day tasking and prioritization. In addition, they will work with Corporate HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) and other functions needed to support the assigned client base.
- The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, work in a fast-paced dynamic environment, perform in depth analysis of programs and policies, and possess the interpersonal skills necessary to interact with employees, and all levels of leadership.
- They must be highly ethical, responsive to client needs, demonstrate strong business acumen, and maintain customer satisfaction levels regarding HR support.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8+ years of experience
- Prior experience effectively leading a team of HR professionals
- Demonstrated experience in coaching, partnering, and influencing with all levels of management
- Ability to build and leverage enduring relationships
- Demonstrated experience in conducting investigations to include information and data gathering, analyzing information, and validating conclusions
- Experience leading a workforce through a changing environment
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Strong computer skills using HR applications (Workday and Deltek), HR reporting and Microsoft Office Training background preferred
- Highly effective communication, presentation and facilitation skills
- Ability to work independently and in a remote/virtual environment
- Prior experience supporting a Service Contract Act (SCA) Wage Determined (WD) workforce preferred
- Prior experience providing HR support to an expatriate population preferred
- Demonstrated leadership experience with program oversight
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 www.Leidos.com.
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