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Human Resources Manager (Law Firm)

Washington, DC
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for an experienced law firm Human Resources Manager in our top ranked large law firm client's DC office.  This opportunity offers a high base, bonus and excellent growth potential in a major law firm.  

  • HR Planning and Execution:  
    • Develops, aligns and executes HR programs and initiatives in support of business plans; manages, measures progress and drives projects to successful completion.
    • Translates geographic and functional strategy and business and operational priorities into a people strategy.
    • Consults on goals and goal alignment for assigned businesses. Ensures consistency and alignment of HR initiatives.
    • Local point of contact for HR related questions or concerns, partnering with HR Operations and Benefits and the DC Office leaders as needed.
  • Organizational Development and Design: 
    • Supports the development and execution of programs for the assigned business.
    • Coaches leaders to examine and organize teams to produce the best and most efficient and cost-effective work. Advises and coaches leaders and managers on the HR implications of business decisions, providing an objective perspective and appropriately challenging business decisions. P
    • Partners with the assigned business to integrate existing workforce plans and staffing strategy when considering openings.
  • Coaching: 
    • Coaches leaders at all levels on manager effectiveness.
  • Performance Management:  
    • Advises and coaches leaders on sensitive performance and compensation related matters.
    • Prepares Officers to present results of Performance Management Cycle to Chief Operating Officer.
  • Succession Planning & Talent Review: 
    • Interviews and engages with leaders to identify top talent in their organizations, as well as critical positions, successors and single points of failure.  Develops recommendations and plans accordingly.
    • Prepares Officers to present results to Chief Operating Officer.
  • Employee Relations: 
    • Investigates, manages, and reports on employee relations issues for the assigned business and/or local office. Presents findings and recommendations to Chief Talent Officer.
  • Compensation & Benefits:
    • Supports the transactional elements of compensation projects.
    • Partners with Compensation to review trends, surface issues and resource problems.
    • Works with Compensation and the business on job evaluations, determining the appropriate course of action and understanding and communicating the business perspective.
  • Change Management: 
    • Supports change management project deliverables and engages in implementation of resulting interventions.  May implement/integrate change initiatives across offices.  Supports the communication of related changes.
  • Data & Analytics:
    • Utilizes supporting data and analytics when making key talent and workforce decisions (compensation cycles, talent reviews, leader and associate retention, succession, etc.)
  • Talent Acquisition: 
    • Partners with the Talent Acquisition team to strategize in finding top talent for assigned business units; consults on compensation recommendations
  • A or BS required; MA or MS in OD, HR, I/O Psychology, or MBA preferred.
  • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred.
  • At least 3 years of manager-level HR experience required.
  • Experience as an HR Business Partner in a law firm or professional services organization preferred.
  • Uses a data-driven approach to HR; ability to guide leaders using data and analytics.
  • Demonstrated success in partnering with business managers in developing, aligning and executing HR programs and initiatives that support business unit plans.
  • Success in coaching managers and leaders at different levels of experience.
  • Understands the tools, processes and strategy needed to execute a performance management process.
  • Excellent judgment and strategic thinker with strong project management and process implementation skills.
  • Superior communication skills, including strong writing skills, with particular attention to detail. Ability to effectively present HR-related topics to various audiences.
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a sense of humor.

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