CACI International Workplace Relations Specialist in Reston, Virginia

Job Description

What you’ll get to do:

CACI is looking for a customer-focused, highly motivated Workplace Relations Specialist to join our Human Resources team in the DC metro area (Northern Virginia/DC/Maryland). The position reports to the Vice President, Workplace Relations and will be responsible for developing effective employee relations and compliance policies, processes, programs and solutions to support business goals and foster and maintain a positive work environment. The specialist will provide workplace relations expertise and advice to line management and Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs), effectively manage workplace relations situations and investigations related to workplace and ethical concerns.

More about this role:

Conduct complex investigations and/or lead organizational assessments related to workplace relations/ethics concerns and providing support for managers to effectively resolve workplace relations matters.

Advise and counsel HR Business Partners and line management on employee relations and performance management issues.

Advise and review reduction in force plans and ensuring all legal requirements are met relative to employment laws including OWBPA, WARN, etc.

Provide training, resources, tools and templates to equip line management to more independently manage basic employee relations and performance management matters.

Design, plan, and implement the organization's workplace relations programs, policies, and procedures with legal to respond to external claims and agency audits (i.e., EEOC , attorney demand letter, litigation, OFCCP and other regulatory agency audits, etc.).

Provide 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.

Monitor legislative changes and updating policies as appropriate; advising HR community and line management on changes.

Advise and counsel on bid and proposal and mergers and acquisition activities relative to workplace relations and potential areas of risk.

Manage labor relations activity.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

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.

Earns the confidence and trust of others, delivers on commitments, demonstrates unwavering commitment to ethical conduct, and protects confidential information.

Knowledge of state and Federal laws pertaining to employment and labor, as well as a deep understanding of core HR policies and processes.

Strong analysis skills in order to interpret data necessary to identify trends and areas of risk

Must be able work independently and 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, both in classroom and virtual training delivery.

Ability to use diplomacy and tact in confrontational situations.

Excellent conflict resolution and negotiations skills, as well as ability to effectively influence individuals of varying backgrounds and learning styles.

Comfortable with a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Must be able to demonstrate speed, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work under pressure.

Experience in the development of systems and tools as it relates to gathering and reporting employee relations metrics preferred.

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.

These qualifications would be nice to have:

Advanced / Master's Degree in Human Resources, Compliance or related field

Professional certifications/designations such as PHR or SPHR

Education and Experience:

Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and 7 or more years of progressive HR experience; including 3 years of significant experience in employee relations and conducting workplace investigations.

Experience with EEO/Affirmative Action

What We 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.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.