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Associate Director of Human Resources

Bipartisan Policy Center

Bipartisan Policy Center

People & HR
Washington, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a Washington, DC-based think tank that helps policymakers work across the aisle to craft bipartisan solutions. By connecting lawmakers, delivering data and context, negotiating policy details, and creating space for bipartisan collaboration, BPC ensures democracy can function on behalf of all Americans. We believe that bipartisanship combines the best ideas of both parties to create even better, lasting policy.

The Associate Director of Human Resources will coordinate policies and programs with emphasis on benefits administration, data reporting and management, and the employee experience. In addition, the position works closely with the Chief Resources Officer (CRO) in developing, implementing and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, functions and activities.

Responsibilities:

Human Resources

  • With the CRO, coordinate the administration of HR activities including job classification, performance evaluation, and employee relations.
  • Plan staff development programs and organize opportunities for professional development.
  • Manage the new hire onboarding process with IT and project teams.
  • Work with the accounting team on biweekly payroll changes.
  • Maintain and expand knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting human resource management.

Benefits and Data Administration

  • Plan, direct and supervise all activities relating to the administration and maintenance of the employee benefits programs.
  • Coordinate benefit enrollments and serve as employee liaison with brokers and vendors in answering questions and resolving individual issues.
  • Administer benefits programs, including conducting analyses and serving as primary contact with providers including group health and life, mental health services, and various other HR partners.
  • Serve as primary coordinator on benefits renewal, open enrollment, and other annual processes.
  • Develop, prepare, generate and analyze ongoing and ad-hoc special reports pertaining to employee personnel information and data, including issues such as staffing levels, turnover, recruitment, applicant tracking, promotions, etc.
  • Working with the CRO and IT team, work towards implementing a new HR Information System over the next year
  • Effectively utilize the data processing system to obtain, store and analyze pertinent data and information.

Staff Engagement

  • Identify trends that could affect organizational objectives and/or operational resources; contribute to further development of BPC culture and values.
  • Develop initiatives and projects with the Cultural Exchange committee/DEI.
  • Identify ways to promote staff engagement across position levels and projects.
  • Assist in planning staff outings and in-house engagement activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Minimum of 6 years of direct experience in HR.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, and writing sample in one document. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. BPC does not sponsor employment visas.
BPC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.
COVID Guidelines
The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. As such, the Bipartisan Policy Center is encouraging all newly hired staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine, and to receive a booster shot as soon as eligible
Work Schedule
The work/life balance of employees is a priority for the Bipartisan Policy Center. As a result, BPC is currently operating on a hybrid schedule. Employees at BPC are currently coming into the office three times a week. Exact time and schedules will be determined between an employee and their manager.

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