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Human Resources Operations Director

Company: Abt Associates Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

LHSS is seeking a PEA consultant to support the political economy analysis in Cote d'Ivoire. The consultant will work closely with a global supply chain expert and will be required to question, understand and explain political economy matters as they relate to the specific challenges in the supply chain for family planning in Cote d'Ivoire. Abt Associates seeks a qualified Finance and Administration Manager for the USAID-funded Local Health System Sustainability (LHSS) Ukraine activity based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Abt Associates Seeks a Surveillance Technical Lead for the anticipated Tanzania Malaria Case Management and Surveillance Activity, a five-year Cooperative Agreement, which seeks to reduce the burden of malaria and move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination. This activity will focus on malaria case management, quality improvement for malaria in pregnancy, malaria surveillance, entomological monitoring, and drug efficacy monitoring, targeting pregnant women and children under five in the Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar.The Surveillance Technical Lead will be responsible for designing and implementing strategies to assist the Government of Tanzania (GOT) in strengthening and expanding malaria surveillance systems on Mainland and in Zanzibar. In addition, the Surveillance Technical Lead will lead capacity building efforts to strengthen capabilities for evidence-based decision making and use of surveillance systems to improve malaria programming. Abt Associates seeks bright, talented, and intellectually curious students to add to our talent pipeline. As a paid International Accounting Intern in the International Compliance Accounting and Tax department, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience while being exposed to challenging projects and learning from some of the top experts in the field. Interns will be exposed to a depth and breadth of expertise and knowledge through events and programs throughout the summer. Our summer internship program consists of a robust and structured curriculum that encompasses professional development opportunities, and a mentorship program. At this time, we anticipate our internships will be hybrid, working at least 3 days from our Rockville, MD office.Applications must be received by January 17, 2022. Human Resources Operations Director -"Job Details" Rockville, MD, United States and 2 more Job Identification 100987 Job Category Business Operations Locations

  • 10 Fawcett Street, Cambridge, 02138, US Posting Date 11/30/2021, 07:45 PM Job Description Opportunity Summary Abt Associates seeks a qualified HR Operations Director to lead our HR Technology (HRIS), HR Service Center (HRSC) and HR Compliance teams. This roll with oversee the design, development, and integration of programs, policies, systems, and procedures supporting the hire to retire employee lifecycle and focused on effecting organizational change. This roll will identify opportunities for process improvement and standardization by enabling technology to enhance operational efficiencies. The Director will develop and oversee the implementation of global policies related to human resources compliance programs and functions and enhance our approach to global shared services providing strong customer service around the world. This position can be located in -Cambridge, MA -or -Rockville, MD and is a great opportunity for an individual who has strong systems experience, an operations mindset, is passionate about improving the employee and manager experience, and has a desire to lead a team focused on transforming Abt's global capabilities. - Key Roles and Responsibilities
    • Responsible for the management of our HR Service Center Team, HRIS Team, and Global HR Compliance. Provide leadership, strategic direction as well as more day-to-day management of resources and priorities to help support company and team initiatives.
    • Designs smart, scalable, and non-manual business processes across One Global Abt. Supports the business processes with documented, sound, compliant, and global policies, and procedures. Continuously trains HR and other staff to ensure expectations are set and followed.
    • Manages and modernizes our HR business systems (mix of on-prem and cloud). Works to sunset legacy systems and supports HR's transformation by implementing additional cloud-based capabilities. Architects a streamlined integration from our core HRIS system to all downstream business systems. Eliminates current manual processes to support systems. Manages external consulting partners to ensure strong service delivery and ensures execution of our HR Technology roadmap.
    • Leads the service center team who serves as the first line of support for employee questions from around the world. Report on trends and themes that can be used to reinforce communications and training and improve business processes. Lead with customer service.
    • Operationalize all our international HR business processes and documents. Ensure new and accurate templates are created, communicated, and continuously trained on. Create a library of materials that can be self-serviced and support the automation of documents to support the employee lifecycle. Provide guidance on escalated adhoc international compliance requests.
    • Manage our annual affirmative action plans and support our global compliance reporting requirements. Partner with legal, finance, tax, and project teams to operate compliantly in all the countries we work. Support internal and external audits and partner with EDI team on training and capacity building activities.
    • Partner with HR COEs and business users to gather feedback and measure the effectiveness of our policies, processes, procedures, and systems. Provide strategic advice and council to support new requirements. Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
      • 10 - 15 years of work experience working for a federal government contractor and professional services firm. -
      • Prior management experience required. Ideally managing managers and individual contributors.
      • Ability to work at and across all levels in the organization, lead a team, manage external providers, and interact with government agencies.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a strong ability to communicate clearly and directly. Strong presentation skills and customer skills also required.
      • Strong partnership and influencing skills required and the ability to bring cross-functional teams together to make decisions.
      • Possesses a high level of attention to detail, able to work on multiple strategic projects at once, able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
      • Strong project management skills and able to balance competing priorities. Prior experience leading large and complex global projects, to include systems implementations.
      • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and prior experience implementing cloud-based HR technology (ex: Oracle HCM, Workday, SuccessFactors). -
      • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements governing HR as well as privacy, to include GDPR. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree + fifteen (15) -years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree + twelve (12) -years of relevant experience, or PhD + ten (10) -years of relevant experience___________________________Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment. -This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately -$128,000 -to $205,000, -and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis. About Us Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top global research firms and one of the international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

        At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.
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