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Vice President, HR Business Partners in McLean, VA at Pentagon Federal Credit Union

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Vice President, HR Business Partners


PenFed is hiring a Vice President, HR Business Partners to join the PenFed team in our McLean Virginia Headquarters location.  The primary purpose of this role is to partner with business leaders to align human resources with business strategy and to lead the HR Business Partner (HRBP) function.  The individual will plan and develop enterprise-wide human resources programs to solve business challenges and meet future business needs.  This role will serve as a reliable and trustworthy point of contact for all levels of employees, including the executive team. 

Essential Functions

  • Partner with PenFed business leaders to align human resources with business initiatives, decision-making, organizational strategy and change management initiatives. 
  • Plan, develop and drive enterprise-wide human resources programs to address and solve business problems and directly contribute to future business objectives.
  • Develop and manage to selected HR metrics to improve the effectiveness of PenFed Human Resources.
  • Supervise and lead a team of HR Business Partners and Senior HR Representatives.
  • Manage HR projects and HR project teams to ensure deliverable deadlines are met with high-quality end-products.
  • Develop and drive new processes and procedures to improve efficiency and align the Business Partner roles.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance to HRBP staff and all levels of management staff for a variety of HR matters including, but, not limited to performance management, coaching, counseling, career development, business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning and disciplinary actions.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct efficient and effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Investigate situations such as disciplinary actions and employee and applicant appeals and grievances.  Provide guidance and recommendations for problem resolution to departmental officials and individuals.
  • Manage complex and difficult HR Projects cross-functionally.  Develop and deploy innovative, cost-effective HR strategies to employees in all areas. 
  • Facilitate communication among employees and management by providing guidance and consultation regarding problem-solving, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance.  Act as a catalyst to resolve internal issues through appropriate conflict management techniques.
  • Serve as a coach and advisor to HRBP staff and managers on issues such as performance management, compensation, strategy, employee relations, learning and development, change management, employee engagement and talent acquisition.
  • Responsible for the overall performance management of business units.
  • Provide insights, data and analysis regarding people and organizational issues to guide decisions and solutions.
  • Maintain a high level of contact and visibility with employees at all levels to foster respectful, trusting and credible relationships.  Serve as an advocate for multiple stakeholders to ensure a fair and comprehensive assessment of perspectives and options.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers and recruiters to promote the employment brand and establish strategies to build the talent pipeline and attract qualified and diverse candidates.
  • Manage ongoing processes related to the employment life cycle.
  • Utilize strong knowledge of HR related legal requirements to minimize legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance; partner with legal counsel as needed on individual situations and projects such as policy development or implementing regulatory changes.
  • Proactively seek knowledge and expertise in the HR environment, general business trends and practices.
  • This role is responsible for ensuring business continuity.

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field required.
  • Advanced degree with an emphasis in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, or related field strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in Human Resources required
  • At least twelve (12) years' experience in a management/leadership role focusing on employee relations, consulting, and organizational development is required.    
  • Experience working with executive leaders within a fast-paced organizational environment is required.
  • Experience coaching and influencing senior management with demonstrated program development expertise is required.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead individuals in a management role. 

About Us

Established in 1935, PenFed today is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.6 million members and over $23 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico, Okinawa, and Portugal. We are federally insured by NCUA and we are an Equal Housing Lender. We are available to members worldwide, via the web, seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day.

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 571-289-4710.