CACI International Vice President, Workplace Relations in Reston, Virginia
Vice President, Workplace Relations
Job Category: Human Resources
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Continental US
CACI International Inc is looking for a dynamic Vice President of Workplace Relations who will be responsible for leading the workplace relations function for CACI. Responsible for developing effective workplace relations and EEO compliance policies, processes, programs and solutions to support business goals and foster and maintain a positive work environment. Primary areas of responsibility include leading a team of three Workplace Relation Specialists, providing workplace relations expertise and advice to line management and Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs), effectively managing workplace relations situations and investigations related to workplace relations and ethical concerns. This is also a working manager role that includes providing day-to-day workplace relations support to a sizeable employee population. He/She will act as the primary interface with CACI legal when necessary and partner with line management and HRBPs to maintain positive employer-employee relationships in a way that supports employee productivity, motivation, morale and overall organizational success. Areas of focus include: developing, interpreting, and recommending program goals and objectives, policies, procedures, and courses of action. The successful candidate will report to the EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer.
Responsibilities will include:
Designing, planning, and implementing the organization's employee relations programs, policies, and procedures; requiring the use of diplomacy, tact, and in-depth knowledge of CACI policies as well as applicable state and Federal regulations to ensure policies are consistently applied as they relate to employee relations.
Conducting complex investigations and/or leading organizational assessments related to workplace relations/ethics concerns.
Providing support, advice and guidance to HR business partners and line management to effectively manage/resolve workplace relations concerns.
Providing training, resources, tools and templates to equip line management to more independently manage basic employee relations and performance management matters.
Developing and managing the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program (EEO/AAP), to include preparing EEO/AAP annual reports and monitoring and evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the program.
Managing CACI Hotline Program for all HR-related concerns and questions.
Partnering with Legal in preparing and responding to external agency complaints, audits, and employment litigation.
Providing oversight and maintenance of human resource policies for the HR department, as well as provide counsel and guidance to managers and employees in interpreting CACI policies and procedures as well as Federal and state regulations.
Representing HR as a member of CACI’s Threat Assessment Team.
Monitoring legislative changes and updating policies as appropriate; advising HR community and line management on changes.
Encouraging and implementing proactive approaches to conflict resolutions including participation in employee mediation.
Serving as escalation point for review and adjudication for pre-employment background check adverse findings.
Advising and reviewing reduction in force plans and ensuring all legal requirements are met relative to employment laws including OWBPA, WARN, etc.
Managing executive layoff and severance process.
Advising and counseling on bid and proposal and mergers and acquisition activities relative to workplace relations, union activity, EEO compliance, and other potential areas of risk.
Analyzing trends and consulting with key stakeholders to provide risk-reducing solutions. Preparing and presenting required and special reports.
Managing labor relations and union organization activities.
May perform full range of managerial duties and/or mentor employees, including recruitment, salary administration, performance reviews, counseling, and employee development.
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with employees and outside contacts at all levels; both in oral and written form.
Proven track record of partnering with legal, line management and HR leaders on workplace relations matters.
Ability to stay current with industry trends and external best practices in order to develop workplace relations programs that foster and maintain a positive work environment.
Knowledge of state and Federal laws pertaining to employment and labor.
Strong analytical skills in order to interpret data necessary to identify trends/areas of risk.
A deep understanding of core HR policies and processes.
Thorough knowledge of the general principles and practices of human resources administration and management.
Demonstrated ability to develop long-term plans and programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management staff, employees, and the general public.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent planning and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to train managers and employees in a collegially diverse environment.
Ability to use diplomacy and tact in confrontational situations.
Excellent conflict resolution and negotiations skills and be willing to work within legislation guidelines.
Earns the confidence and trust of others, delivers on commitments, demonstrates high standards of ethical conduct, and protects confidential information.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage, motivate and direct staff.
Must be able work independently.
Comfortable with a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Must be able to demonstrate speed, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work under pressure.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree and 10-15 years of progressive HR and/or employment law experience; including 7 years of significant experience in employee relations and 5 years of supervisory experience.
Advanced / Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or Juris Doctorate with related HR expertise
Professional certifications/designations such as PHR or SPHR
Normal demands associated with an office environment.
What CACI Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.