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Sr HR Business Partner / DEI Program Manager - REMOTE

Company: SRI International
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:SRI International, an over 75-year strong pioneering research institute, has a rich history supporting government and industry. Our innovations have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value and lasting benefits to society. SRI is organized around broad disciplines and capabilities, with research and development divisions and labs to groups who excel at identifying new opportunities, developing products and creating custom solutions. Our organization is driven by impact - delivering unique solutions for the world's important challenges and transforming ideas into reality for clients and partners.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Human Resources & DEI Program Manager. While this position is a remote position, we would prefer that the successful candidate be within commuting distance of our Arlington, VA office.

As a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), you will support business groups in one of SRI's exciting research divisions. In this role you will partner with key stakeholders and leaders across SRI, by aligning HR strategy with business planning. You will provide strategic and tactical HR support to employees and managers across all levels.
As a member of SRI's DEI team, you will contribute to the overall DEI strategy and roadmap. You will have program management responsibilities for various organizational-wide initiatives, such as Employee Resource Groups and the Ombuds Program. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help design and lead future initiatives that align with SRI's DEI vision. You will partner effectively with key internal stakeholders to plan, develop and draft organizational-wide internal and external DEI related communications.Responsibilities:HR Business Partner responsibilities:

  • Supports and works with business teams to understand current and future business goals and trends that may impact work force needs and initiatives.
  • Consults with and advises managers and employees on all aspects of employee relations issues, including management & staff issues, policies & procedures, misconduct, investigations, terminations, and reorganizations.
  • Collaborates with leadership to design and deliver appropriate performance management and talent planning activities that will:
    • identify and retain talent
    • support leadership development and create strong succession pipelines.
    • Leverage coaching skills to assist employees and managers through development and performance matters.
    • Helps shape and communicate SRI policies and procedures.
    • Provides coaching and feedback to leadership on how to improve individual or organizational performance.
    • Facilitate and support change management within client groups and across the institute.
      DEI Program Manager:
      • Act as a DEI subject matter expert by contributing perspective, insights, and knowledge, and taking a balanced consultative and systemic approach to enable the organization to capitalize on DEI success through strategic and tactical/operational execution.
      • Program Management
        • Drive Employee Resource Group and Ombuds program objectives through program management; manage implementation activities, and develop processes, documentation and communications for program/process rollout and ongoing support.
        • Help define key performance indicators by developing metrics for core programs and processes, and track delivery against program objectives.
        • Communicate new/updated programs and processes to leaders and employees
        • In partnership with the DEI team and Internal Communications, craft internal DEI-related communications.
        • Helps identify best practices and benchmarks to inform the design and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.Qualifications:
          • Bachelors' degree, with 8+ years of experience in an HRBP role supporting client groups with up to 300 employees.
          • 3+ years of experience working in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion related roles.
          • Experience supporting technology and/or research organizations preferred.
          • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility, trust, and partnership at all levels of the organization.
          • Experience delivering constructive, unbiased feedback to staff at all levels.
          • Demonstrated program management experience, including the ability to lead and work effectively across multiple priorities.
          • Experience effectively partnering with stakeholders to build effective programs based on DEI strategies and driving progress against DEI goals
          • Knowledge of federal, state and local emplyment laws, statutes, etc.
          • Some U.S. travel will be required.

            • Strong problem-solving skills.
            • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate, influence, negotiate, resolve conflicts, and effectively coach both managers and employees.
            • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
            • High level of independence and initiative while working effectively as part of the team.
            • Results oriented, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
              For Colorado residents, the salary range is: $104,160 - $160,000
              Salary ranges for this role will vary and are based on several factors, including geographic location, market competitiveness and equity amongst internal employees in similar roles.SRI has a competitive benefits package, to view details please go to

Keywords: SRI International, Arlington , Sr HR Business Partner / DEI Program Manager - REMOTE, Human Resources , Arlington, Virginia

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