• Human Resources Business Partner

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/8/2019 1:57 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Human Resources
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    The Sr. Human Resources Business Partner position requires a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business Administration, Business Management or a related field, or the equivalent experience.  In addition, a minimum of 10 years of Human Resources experience is required or Master's degree and 8 years of related Human Resources experience for a large, global, matrixed organization. Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR) and previous experience supporting a large client base (preferably 500 - 1200+ employees) in developing relationships and virtually supporting locations across the country is preferred. Experience in a government contracting organization is also preferred.

    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems SATCOM Technologies has an immediate opening for a Sr. Human Resources Business Partner located in Plano, Texas.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  SATCOM Technologies employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

    This Sr. Human Resources Business Partner will serve as consultant/partner for senior leaders and management teams within SATCOM Technologies, with the goal of developing and aligning HR best practices to business strategies and creating a performance-based culture that improves business outcomes. This is a lead role, shaping and influencing business strategy as relates to human capital, talent development, employee engagement, and change management. Past experience will ideally include organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition and retention, employee development & talent management, recognition & rewards, and workforce-engagement-related initiatives. The successful candidate will have prior experience supporting a business and bring a familiarity with compensation and benefits as well as global mobility subject matter expertise and coaching to all levels of management.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Works with clients to plan, organize, direct, implement and evaluate/measure HR initiatives as outlined in the overall HR strategy
    • Performs HR services in a Generalist role supporting all SATCOM locations
    • Leads the HR programs and processes within the business
    • Assesses HR implications of the business strategy; identifies opportunities to further meet business needs; and designs solutions
    • Responsible for collaborating on organizational designs to strengthen and supports business strategy and produces improved business results
    • Assists in developing change management strategies to support implementation of HR programs and initiatives
    • Works closely with senior leaders and managers to provide expertise and hands on support in multiple areas including: workforce planning, employee retention/relations/engagement, management coaching, performance management and change management
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships and increase engagement and retention
    • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert for their business areas on the following core HR activities: 
      • Manages, recommends and implements remedies on employee relations issues (to include overseeing thorough and objective investigations, assessing risk, and determining appropriate course of action)
      • Provides performance management guidance to line managers for coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions
      • Acts as point-of-contact and advisor on compensation actions, including individual promotions, equity adjustments and related actions
      • Tracks and analyzes stats on employee suspensions, terminations, and voluntary separations for assigned contracts
      • Recommends action based on this analysis

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Exercises a high-level of integrity, confidentiality and fairness
    • Delivers innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet changing business needs
    • Supports and engages in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and complies with all policies and procedures
    • Follows industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices


    • Tremendous experience in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compliance, policy administration, and employee training/development
    • Tremendous experience managing the administration, progress and maintenance for human resource functions for one or more of the following: employee relations, compensation and performance management, benefits, payroll, staff development/training, organizational development, and recruiting
    • Tremendous experience working with senior managers to develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives
    • Impeccable judgment and professional maturity
    • Excellent ability to advise on sensitive issues
    • High comfort level in ambiguous situations
    • Outstanding ability to learn quickly and exercise judgment in situations where data may be elusive
    • Outstanding communication, listening skills, and change leadership skills: verbal, written, counseling, negotiation, facilitation, and presentation skills for both internal and external audiences
    • Expert business and analytical skills
    • Impeccable judgment, initiative and the ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Outstanding ability to prioritize workload, manage products and handle multiple responsibilities while meeting strict deadlines
    • The capacity to work with people at all levels
    • In some instances this manager may be responsible for a functional area and not have any subordinate employees
    • Responsibility for managing people, including performance evaluations and pay increases recommendation
    • May require a security clearance
    • Travel will be required


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.


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