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Human Resources Manager (Contract)

Employment Type Contract
Field of Work Human Resources


Position Summary

The Contract Human Resources Manager will have responsibility for oversight of several areas related to the Human Resources function including employee relations, employee benefit plan administration, special projects, and general HR activities. The contract manager will have sole responsibility to manage, oversee and administer all Leave of Absence (LOA) programs including STD/LTD, FMLA, non FMLA medical leaves, Workers Compensation and any other type of employee LOA. Applies active and broad-based knowledge of all relevant federal and state/local laws and regulations in order to ensure the Human Resources department is compliant. Develops and fosters productive working relationships to effectively provide full range of HR and operational services as required.

Primary Position Responsibilities

  • Consult regularly with the head of HR regarding a variety of HR issues, projects and employee matters.
  • Provide guidance to employees and management team in terms of HR processes, policies & procedures, with particular focus on LOA matters.
  • Handle all correspondence and communications with employees and managers regarding current and anticipated LOAs.
  • Provide periodic formal and informal reporting on LOAs and other HR matters as requested by Head of HR.
  • Provide HR team with guidance to others in HR regarding employee benefit or LOA questions.
  • Oversee audit preparation for internal auditing, client audits, or other external audits; be fully responsible for the success or failure of these audits.
  • Create, develop, and maintain reporting requirements with internal customers and external customers.
  • Ensure that personnel policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee benefits programs and vendors; ensure compliance in terms of 401K, FSA, and other benefits that have regulatory and government reporting implications; work with brokers/vendors to ensure programs are running efficiently.

Position Requirements

  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related discipline.
  • Must have at least 10 years of HR Generalist experience in organization with 500+ employees; experience with employees in multiple states desirable.
  • Must have prior experience overseeing all LOA and Disability programs.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to communicate persuasively with management and staff.
  • Excellent skills in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; ADP WFN strongly preferred; internet recruiting sites (e.g. CareerBuilder) also desired.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the general Human Resources discipline, including: recruiting, new hire process, HIPAA, FMLA, EEOC, ADA, FLSA, LOA, termination process, COBRA, state and federal regulations.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of a variety of benefit plans including insurance, Section 125, 401k, voluntary benefits, paid time off programs, EAP, ERISA