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Human Resources Business Partner

Company: Amentum
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldHuman Resources Business PartnerEssential duties and responsibilities include the following :

  • Acts as an initial employee/manager point of contact for, and performs routine tasks related to the administration, execution, and tracking of human resource activities including but not limited to staffing, compensation; leave; recognition and morale; training and development; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; and manager coaching.
  • Partners with recruiting to facilitate hiring, selection, and on-boarding actions.
  • Monitors and tracks HR metrics for assigned contracts.
  • Acts as a liaison between employees, leaders, and division/corporate departments including benefits and payroll.
  • Partner with Program management to identify attrition issues and trends and implement appropriate strategies and solutions to address retention challenges.
  • Provide proactive guidance to managers/employees on performance management (coaching, career development, counseling, and/or disciplinary actions), communications and training, employee relations issues, interpretation of employment laws and company policies and procedures.
  • Investigate employee complaints/allegations in accordance with company protocol.
  • Supports compliance efforts, including the communication and dissemination of company policies, as well as federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Support program HR and HRIS activities to including tasks related to contract bid and new award set-up; validating HRIS data accuracy; org chart alignment; option year Service Contract Act pay rate, wage, health & welfare changes; service bridge processing; vacation/leave info; and other key information. Identifying errors and makes corrections and/or surfaces with appropriate program leader.
  • Responds to employment-related questions from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff. Conducts appropriate follow-up and helps close out inquiries.
  • Support program and company initiatives. track status and prepares reports for analysis and distribution on such activities. Helps identify best practices and makes recommendations to improve the employee/manager experience including new hire assimilation, training, and performance management.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations. Assists with interviews, documentation, and reports.
  • Drive change awareness by ongoing development of knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Will be assigned own client base, with oversight from HR Supervisor.
  • May be assigned special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Conduct routine visits to assigned contracts where applicable located primarily in Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland.Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong interpersonal conflict resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to analyze and problem-solve when faced with new questions or initiatives.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and direct to appropriate department when appropriate.
    • Must act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality with all levels of employees.
    • Working knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations, and ability to research for updates and changes.
    • Candidate must possess excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
    • Candidate must have demonstrated ability to operate multiple and complex administrative processes; solid judgment and the ability to analyze and problem-solve is required.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems. Experience with Workday and Costpoint preferred.Desired Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
      • Experience with government contracting
      • Knowledge of Service Contract Act regulations/wage determinations and experience with SCA contracts.
      • SHRM-CP/PHR a plus.Qualifications:
        • Minimum of 3 years related experience working with human resources principles, practices, and procedures preferred.
        • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
        • Demonstrated experience in providing HR leadership and guidance to a large, diverse client base.
        • Demonstrated experience in independently assessing and resolving a variety of employee relations issues from identification to resolution.
        • Knowledge of HR Laws and disciplines including recruiting, talent management, compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, training and development, diversity, performance management, and federal and state employment laws.
        • Ability to obtain secret level clearance
        • Capability to conduct site visits to meet with managers and employeesAmentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veterans status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.EEO is the Law Poster ( is the Law Poster Supplement

Keywords: Amentum, Chantilly , Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources , Chantilly, Virginia

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