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ERISA/Executive Compensation Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Urban Institute

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

ERISA/Executive Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Mar 28,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

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Deputy Director, Human Resources Responsibilities: Partner with VP, HR/CAO to lead and implement strategic and cross-cutting initiatives. Assist VP, HR/CAO in managing the breadth and depth of HR programs and operations. Provide strategic vision and client-focused expertise in managing, analyzing and strengthening benefits programs to include following:. Identify opportunities to reengineer business processes for improved efficiencies, decision-making, and quality control. Conduct employee satisfaction assessments to strengthen benefits programs using cost control options. Assess benefits program vis-a-vis total rewards and value proposition strategy. Develop and implement compensation solutions that facilitate talent acquisition and retention. Oversee compliance of Urban policies, as well as state and federal regulations and labor laws; engage broadly across Urban to develop and fortify administrative policies and procedures. Ensure efficient and measurable HR business processes and procedures to enable responsive organizational support.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or job-related field. Graduate or Law degree a plus. HR certification (e.g., SHRM) preferred. 4+ years of progressive experience managing and/or leading two or more core HR functions; experience managing benefits and policy administration preferred. 5+ years of experience supervising staff of three or more. Knowledge and Competencies. Advanced knowledge of HR principles, concepts, regulations, and federal employment laws. Extensive experience developing and leading comprehensive programs that achieved intended results and/or led to innovative methods or processes. Demonstrated experience using metrics to measure program results and inform decision-making. Experience successfully engaging senior and/or executive management on comprehensive strategies. Strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as experience in providing advice and counsel on complex program matters. Knowledge of HRIS systems; Workday experience a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish credibility with a range of stakeholders. Demonstrated commitment to cultivating a diverse workplace culture grounded in the values of equity and inclusion. Demonstrated ability in consensus building while leading diverse groups. Strong oral and written communications skills to interface with employees and managers at all levels and handle sensitive and complex issues. Excellent negotiation/conflict resolution skills.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Urban Institute
2100 M Street NW
Suite 401
Washington, DC 20037-1207