To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
- Employment Law: Advanced knowledge and applicability of local, national, and regional employment laws and their application
- HR Policy: Advanced knowledge and applicability of HR policies, procedures and practices
- Computer Skill: Excellent computer skills required including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Visio
- Project Management: Ability to define work plans, delegate work, monitor progress and report schedule variances and scope changes
- Budgeting/Finance: Strong knowledge and ability to analyze and interpret budgets and ability to understand and interpret internal financial concepts (i.e., revenue, profit, NOC, NPBBT, etc.)
- Verbal Communication: Ability to compose and verbally deliver information of varying levels, using appropriate grammar, tone, inflection and non-verbal cues (e.g., eye contact, facial expressions, body movement) to achieve desired communication results, while also listening to and correctly deciphering verbal communication delivered by others.
- Written Communication: Ability and capacity to communicate ideas, facts and data in writing using appropriate grammar, syntax and sentence structure.
- Analytical Thinking: Ability to understand a situation by breaking it apart into smaller pieces, and/or tracing the implications of a situation in a step-by-step causal way.
- Conceptual Thinking: Ability to understand a situation or problem by putting the different pieces together to see the bigger picture. This includes identifying patterns or connections between situations that are not obviously related as well as identifying key or underlying issues in complex situations.
- Results Oriented: Responsibility for timeliness, commitment to task and adherence to performance standards.
- Information Seeking: Ability and desire to know more about people, issues or events related to work; making a concerted effort to get more information rather than accepting situations at face value; seeking to gain development opportunities for one’s own professional growth.
- Initiative: Ability to take action and do more than is required or expected in the job to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems; finding or creating new opportunities that positively affect strategic results of the team, department, office, or organization.
- Concern for Order, Quality and Accuracy: Ability and drive to reduce uncertainty in the surrounding environment by monitoring and checking work, information, and insisting on clarity of roles and functions, as well as setting up and maintaining systems of information; exceptional attention to detail required.
- Ethics & Integrity: Ability and genuine desire to act in a trustworthy & transparent manner, while also carefully considering the confidentiality of information; understanding the impact and consequences when making decisions and taking action.
- Interpersonal Understanding: Ability and genuine desire to understand other people, including unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns, and a genuine desire to value individual differences in people (cultural, philosophical, racial, religious, gender, lifestyle, etc.)
- Teamwork & Cooperation: Ability and genuine intention to work cooperatively with others and be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively to further one’s own agenda.
- Consulting & Customer Service: Ability and genuine desire to help or serve internal customers and meet their needs.
- Self-Control: Ability to keep emotions under control and to restrain negative actions when faced with opposition or hostility from others, or when working under conditions of stress or conflict.
- Self-Confidence: Ability to express confidence in dealing with increasingly challenging circumstances, in reaching decisions or forming opinions and in handling failures or set-backs constructively.
- Flexibility/Adaptability: Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations, individuals or groups; the ability to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change; the ability to accept changes in one’s own job requirements and within the overall organization.
- Organizational Commitment: Ability and willingness to align one’s own behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization, as well as act in ways that promote organizational goals or meet organizational needs.
- Time Management: Ability to prioritize competing demands, and manage multiple concurrent tasks.
- Organizational Awareness: Ability to understand the power relationships within the organization, ability to identify who are the real decision makers and the individuals who can influence them, the ability to predict how new events or situations will affect individuals and groups within the organization as well as how new events or situations will impact the organization’s position in the market, both nationally and internationally.
- Assertiveness: Ability and intent to appropriately display assertive behaviors to ensure others comply with his/her direction given (includes knowing when and how to be assertive).
- Strategic Influence & Negotiation: Intention and ability to persuade, convince, and influence others in order to gain support to achieve specific goals/tasks, complete a project, or meet organizational objectives.
- Developing & Coaching Others: Intention and ability to teach and foster the development and long term capability of one or more employees by providing coaching, direction and feedback to enhance performance.
- Team Leadership: Ability and genuine intention to take a role as leader of a team or department; with a desire to lead and direct others for the purpose of enriching the development and function of a group of people in order to help them achieve desired goals and outcomes.
Must possess a combination of education and experience as follows:
- University degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or other related field of study required; Masters or advanced degree preferred
- 8-12 years of previous HR work experience
- Management and leadership experience required
- Industry experience and international experience preferred
- English / Spanish bilingual language skills strongly preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- PHR / SPHR or local equivalent certification desirable
- Internal PMO Ambassador required; internal PMO Apprentice preferred or equivalent
WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is NOT an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified. The job may require additional hours beyond the normal 40-hour workweek.