Crowell & Moring currently seeks a talented and hard-working Manager, Human Resources to work within a fantastic law firm. This position will require attention to detail and great organizational skills. Don't miss the opportunity to work for an exciting and dynamic law firm located in the heart of Penn Quarter.
The Manager, Human Resources will serve as a key person in managing retention of top talent, talent acquisition, and leadership of the administrative support team. The individual will be an adviser to management on employee related issues for Crowell & Moring. The Manager will serve as a conduit across all of the departments, formulating partnerships across the HR function to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the firm. Additionally, the Manager will assist in developing and delivering results for various HR department projects.
Partners with other HR Managers to deliver on complex HR projects such as annual surveys, talent recruitment and retention, performance evaluations, mentoring and sponsorship.
Provides advice and counsel to managers, supervisors and employees regarding human resources practices, policy and compliance with applicable employment laws.
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention; responds to employee relations issues as appropriate.
Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues and conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
Manages the overall operations of the Support Services Department and the day-to-day delivery of secretarial and administrative support services to clients.
Oversees the Support Services Department and takes an active role in planning and implementing departmental goals and objectives with the assistance of Assistant Managers, Support Services.
Documents issues as assigned and reports findings along with recommendations to appropriate management.
Works closely with other HR team members in maintaining and updating the new hire orientation program; partners with members of the HR team to conduct new hire orientation, as needed.
Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Tracks HR-related activity and provides monthly and ad hoc reporting to support departmental goals and initiatives.
Conducts full life cycle talent acquisition for professional staff job vacancies.
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess strong conflict management skills.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a productive and committed work effort, meeting deadlines and managing workload.
Ability to effectively assign and direct the work of others to assure accurate and timely completion.
Ability to effectively supervise others, including hiring, training, assigning work, managing performance, counseling, disciplining and terminating.
Ability to manage subordinate supervisors in a complex work environment to develop a cohesive, effective work unit.
Ability to provide quality client service to both internal and external contacts, regarding non-legal matters of a complex nature. Requires patience, creativity and discretion.
Ability to manage and administer a broad range of tasks including resolving complaints, counseling managers and employees on the interpretation of policies, procedures and agreements.
Demonstrated ability to develop strategies to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law.
Intermediate knowledge of MS suite to produce quality written communications such as memos, spreadsheets, slides, reports, presentations, and standard work documents.
Extensive knowledge of applicable state and federal employment laws and governmental compliance requirements. Knowledge of immigration laws and processes highly desired.
Demonstrated ability to communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing, on a prepared and extemporaneous basis with internal and external contacts.
Ability to analyze and interpret information from a variety of sources, apply critical and creative thinking to draw conclusions or develop solutions to complex problems.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Equivalent training and experience may substitute for education.
The position requires a minimum of five (5) years experience during which a broad knowledge of the human resource profession was demonstrated including an emphasis on employee relations. Experience in a law firm is preferred.
Crowell & Moring LLP offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We are convenient to all Metro lines and offer reasonably priced on-site parking. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and achievements, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service.
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