Human Resources Generalist

Full Time
Manassas, Virginia
Posted 2 days ago

Location: Manassas, VA (primary site)

SCOPE: The Human Resources (HR) Generalist will guide the overall provision of HR services, policies, and programs. Federal government contracting experience is desirable. The HR Generalist originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented; high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and standards; goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The HR Generalist is responsible for the development of processes and metrics that support the achievement of the organization’s business goals. The HR Generalist coordinates the implementation of people-related services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; and assists and advises company leaders about HR issues.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • 3-5 years of human resource generalist experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or similar work experience desired in the Human Resources field or similar.
  • Federal government contracting experience desired. 
  • SHRM/HRCI (or related) certification preferred.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE:

  • Recruiting and staffing
  • Employee onboarding, development, needs assessment, and training.
  • Compensation, payroll, and benefits administration
  • Timekeeping and leave management.
  • Employee hire forms
  • Company-wide communication and team building initiatives.
  • Community communication and corporate social responsibility
  • Organizational departmental planning
  • Performance management and improvement systems
  • Policy development and documentation
  • Employee relations claims and investigations.
  • Manage the employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health programs.
  • Employee services and counseling
  • FFCRA and COVID-19 employee safety programs
  • Employment and compliance with regulatory concerns regarding employees
  • EEO/ADA/VET annual reporting and compliance
  • Federal SCA/FAR knowledge and compliance
  • Affirmative Action plan and processes

 PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

  • Health and safety of the workforce
  • Development of a superior workforce
  • Development of the Human Resources department
  • Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, employee retention and development, and high performance.
  • Personal ongoing development

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST:

The HR Generalist will be closely with the Human Resources Director to support decision making initiatives, implementation, and review of community relations, philanthropic giving, event sponsoring, space planning, benefits review, and administration.  Responsibilities of the HR Generalist may also include the following:

Development of the Human Resources Department

  • Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through Human Resources staff. Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves problems.
  • Oversees and manages the work of reporting Human Resources staff and encourages their ongoing development.
  • Develops and monitors an annual budget that includes Human Resources services, employee recognition, sports teams and community events support, company philanthropic giving, and benefits administration.
  • Supervises Human Resources consultants, attorneys, and training specialists, and coordinates company use of insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, and other outside sources.
  • Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep management informed of new developments.
  • Leads the development of department goals, objectives, and systems. Provides leadership for Human Resources strategic planning.
  • Establishes HR departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company’s strategic goals.
  • Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.
  • Develops and administers programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company.
  • Participates in executive, management, and company staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: These positions may require handling confidential information in an appropriate manner. Customer interactions must be handled with diplomacy and tact. Individual must be able to gauge the customer’s technical ability and communicate with them in appropriate technical or non-technical language professionally.

DECISION MAKING/JUDGEMENT: This position involves projects and/or assignments requiring considerable decision-making authority regarding procedures, processes, plans, and schedules. Ability to work independently or in a team setting is necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:  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.

  • Needs ability to use a keyboard to enter and retrieve data. 
  • Must have good eyesight to view computer monitor and phone. 
  • Must be able to lift 5-20 pounds.
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Local travel may be required.

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Job CategoryHuman Resources

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