• Human Resources Manager 3

    Location US-VA-MC LEAN
    System ID
    Human Resources
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Human Resources/Security Manager


    Sodexo Government Services has a dynamic career opportunity for a Human Resource Manager for our intelligence business with a high-profile Government Services client in Northern Virginia.


    This HR opportunity will require someone with previous experience in the HR field to include Union experience, recruiting skills in this challenging labor market, organizational skills and time management are a must.   This is a high- profile position with regular client interactions with client and Sodexo leadership – interpersonal skills and ability to handle a high degree of accountability will be necessary.


    IMPORTANT REQUIREMENT: Security clearance will be required, which will include a polygraph interview. US citizenship is required.


    About the position:

    The Human Resource & Security Officer will have a dual role – HR and Security for the Agency including both Sodexo employees and its vendors.  This is a multi-site location with over 200 Union Employees. Bi- Lingual ability is desired


    The ideal candidate must be politically savvy in regard to verbal and written communication to high level clients. He or she must also be highly organized with a strong demonstrated mature business acumen.


    This position will be partnered with the Client’s Security Officer and expected to regularly meet in order to ensure our security procedures are being followed.


    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Providing HR counsel to local management team in accordance with the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
    • Managing the implementation of HR plans, training and engagement programs, and systems
    • Implementing and ensuring compliance with Sodexo employee relations programs, Sodexo policies and procedures and Federal, State, and Local laws regarding human resources
    • Maintaining records and reports necessary to comply with Company, government, and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes
    • Influencing and negotiating with operators
    • Counseling managers and employees regarding the impact of labor and regulatory laws (e.g., FMLA, EEO, ADA).
    • Coaching and mentoring that includes developmental plans, training, resources, and opportunities
    • Building and developing a robust candidate pool through recruitment and succession planning
    • Ensuring compliance with diversity and inclusion metrics and scorecards


    About the contract:

    • The Agency main campus resides in McClean, VA – we have satellite campuses in Dulles, Bethesda and Liberty Crossing.
    • The HR office is located in the Bethesda location; this position is expected to be available to travel to all locations and client meetings on the main campus.
    • The business is $22 Million in Revenue;
    • Sodexo provides the food service innovations at all sites

    About the team:   Over 200 service employees across the campus; HR position will have a dual reporting structure to the Sr. GM and the HR Business Partner for the segment.  There are over 18 management employees throughout the campus that this position will be an integral part of.

    About Sodexo’s Government segment:  we have a business portfolio of approximately $450 million in revenue and our star status client portfolio includes the U.S. Marine Corps, Air Force, Intelligence business and Federal Government locations throughout the United States and Guam.  Come join a growing segment and grow your career!


    Qualifications & Skills:

    The Agency is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense

    Security Statement:   Only the highest caliber individuals qualify for selected positions. At a minimum, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

    • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Issues that could disqualify an applicant from consideration include, but are not limited to, whether the applicant has engaged in serious criminal activity, recent illegal drug use, a history of adverse employment actions to include absenteeism and termination, or significant credit problems such as recent bankruptcies.
    • Excellent client management skills
    • Mastery of employee relations
    • A “can do” attitude
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Ability to stay on / ahead of food trends
    • Excellent financial acumen, experience with Sodexo systems
    • Experience with national brands
    • Project management skills and construction experience
    • An above average IT knowledge

    Position Summary

    Handles human resource functions, up to complex issues and administration for single or multi-unit/account(s). May include payroll, benefits, training, employee relations, recruiting, safety, etc. Position focuses on hourly workforce and may or may not include union accounts.

    Key Duties
    - Respond to inquiries regarding HR plans, programs & policies. Education managers and employees on policies and procedures. Assist in developing and implementing new policies and procedures. Knowledge of and oversees all Federal, State and Local laws regarding human resources.
    - Investigate and resolve employee issues and recommend resolutions, based on policy, as appropriate. Involve those necessary based on incidents; HR People Center, legal, etc. If applicable, management of union employees; understanding of all contract rules/policies and management of arbitration. Involvement of contract negotiations.
    - Provide direction to managers and employees on implementation of HR plans, programs, policies, and training. Act as the primary consultant on various HR initiatives.
    - Serve as the HR consultant and work with operations to positively impact business.
    - Perform due diligence for new business initiatives to determine the appropriate HR plans, programs, process, and tools (including compensation, benefits, leadership, staffing, diversity & inclusion) based on financial and legal exposure.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree  

    Basic Management Experience - 2 years          

    Basic Functional Experience – 2 years in HR

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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