Human Resources Manager, Senior in New York, NY at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Number: R0028723

Human Resources Manager, Senior

Key Role:

Collaborate in the identification of strategies to proactively drive a positive employee experience and increase attraction and retention of scarce and differentiated talent

Champion change for the Account and develop strategies and communications to enable culture change in a rapidly growing business unit

Drive adoption of talent programs and processes to include diversity and inclusion tactics

Conduct senior staff talent planning, succession planning, reviews and deployment activities within account team

Engage in highly complex senior staff issues with leaders through to issue resolution and resulting actions

Drive recruiting and resource management strategies in collaboration with corporate CoE teams

Collaborate with People Services CoEs in the design and delivery of talent programs 

Develop and update people related policies that align with Commercial consulting best practices while remaining compliant with the firms policies

Engage with stakeholders to proactively identify and manage talent risks

Lead People Services related activities associated with any mergers and acquisitions that may occur including people related diligence, integration planning and post-merger integration.

Leverage business acumen and analytics to document and articulate business case and tell a story

Serve as an internal consultant to business/account leaders.  This requires knowledge of, skill in and ability to work with stakeholders to evaluate business challenges, identify opportunities for change initiatives, and build ongoing support for solutions that meet the changing needs of the business

Translate business requirements to Corporate CoE’s who will develop corresponding programs and ensure partnership with CoE’s to socialize, implement and manage associated changes

Partner with business leaders to understand business environment, travel to sites regularly to scan the business environment, facilitate staff focus groups on relevant topics, drive greater engagement and assess risk, and follow up to drive issue resolution/closure

Advise/influence leaders regarding risk issues and drive strategies to address (e.g. promotion analysis, capacity & crisis management)

Identify, resolve and/or escalate barriers and risks

Build and maintain a strong functional team through effective recruiting, training, coaching, performance feedback, team building, and succession planning

Serve as a champion of change and drive adoption of new approaches, ideas, programs, and technologies

As a Talent Advisor, a typical day might include:

-Leading strategic initiatives and ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional services

-Engaging with client leaders and business partners on emerging issues as well as ongoing updates about HR, Recruiting and Resource Management related matters

-Articulating business insights obtained from data analytics and trend analysis

-Acting as a business advisor and consulting to drive People Service delivery in support of business priorities

-Driving and communicating critical messages to leadership, including issues, risks and mitigation strategies

-Contributing to the strategic direction, formulation, and implementation of corporate-wide policies, procedures, systems, and initiatives (e.g. Workday adoption, performance management, risk identification/mitigation, etc.)

-Developing and maintaining strong internal relationships with corporate colleagues

-Preparing updates/briefings for leadership or other meetings

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of applicable experience, including HR, Recruiting and Resource Management in a Commercial consulting environment

-A Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, organizational development, or a related degree required

-Demonstrated excellent leadership and consulting skills to effectively engage with senior leaders and lead teams

-Demonstrated comfort and confidence in leading through change

-Ability to be results driven and positioned yourself as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, peers and employees

-Experience with Mergers and Acquisitions

-Experience using facts and analytics to understand trends and develop solutions that lead to measurable impact on an organization

-Primary work location would be a Booz Allen office in New York or DC Metro/McLean

-Ability to travel 10-25% of time

Our ideal candidate can further demonstrate:

-Leadership agility, judgment and influence

-In-depth functional expertise, including policies, procedures, training, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruiting, and resource management.

-Advisory/Consultative skills; ability to solve complex people related challenges

-Analytical thinking, and ability to develop and articulate business case/story

-Business Acumen - In-depth market/account knowledge (e.g. opportunity pipeline, staffing plans, etc.)

-Understand labor market trends and the competitive environment

-Understand/assess business challenges, support change initiatives, and develop/implement solutions that meet the needs of the business and employees

-Risk identification, management and resolution to address and inform key strategies

-Excellent at problem solving, conflict resolution, & decision making

-Effective communication skills - Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings, can get messages across that have the intended impact; effective at building and briefings/presentations with large and small groups with peers, executives; able to change tactics midstream if needed

-Strong understanding of Human Capital technologies (e.g. Workday)

-Strategic Workforce Planning Certification

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