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  • 1.  VP HR Position

    Posted 12-02-2021 04:30 PM
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    KS Engineers, P.C.
    has an immediate opening for a VP of Human Resources position on a full-time basis. Reporting to the CEO/President of the company, this role will cover 250+ employees in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for a team of 2 Human Resources professionals.
    • Advise the company with a focus on Human Resource strategies, organizational effectiveness and build a transformation mind-set.
    • Lead and implement HR strategies companywide and lead organizational transformation.
    • Lead change management initiatives in support of the strategic plan and vision to include organizational effectiveness.
    • Implement top talent strategy and build an effective organization.
    • Implement thorough succession planning activities that includes talent development and career growth.
    • Implement leadership development plans to include mentoring and effective management skills.
    • Implement organizational effectiveness strategies to include employee retention, engagement, recognition, and mobilization.
    • Prepare and implement policy documents companywide and for individual offices.
    Qualifications of an ideal candidate:

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Organizational Development, or a related discipline. A master's degree in a pertinent discipline is desired.
    • At least 10 years of experience as a Human Resources professional, ideally in an engineering/construction/public agency company in the NY/NJ region. Must have a minimum of 5 years of management experience.
    • Must have experience with managing multi-disciplined teams and supporting multiple office locations.
    • Experience in leading diverse teams and managing transformation projects involving change management.
    • Experience demonstrating impact and influence and be able to position yourself, even in ambiguous situations, to support your business partners in making informed decisions.
    • Must have experience in dealing and resolving complex problems and situations.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Able to question the status quo and demonstrate initiative, creativity and proactivity to ensure the evolution of the HR services.
    • Demonstrated ability of playing an advisor role and displaying leadership, and capacity to navigate in grey areas, and ability to adapt to changing and unforeseen priorities.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and are a team builder and have coaching skills with executives.
    • Excellent knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations in NJ, NY, PA, and CT.
    • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Have advanced skills with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Have excellent skills with Boolean searches for untapped talent markets including leading new candidate and talent searches.

    KS Engineers, P.C. is a mid-size engineering and construction management firm ranking in the ENR Top 500 for design and ENR Top 100 for construction management. We are headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, with regional offices in New York City and Newburgh, NY; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; Mount Laurel and Mount Arlington, NJ; and Rocky Hill, CT. The firm provides engineering, construction management, and land surveying services to both public and private sector clients. KSE offers a full
    range of employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurances, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), long- and short-term disabilities, and term life insurance.

    KS Engineers, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating
    an inclusive environment for all employees.

    KS Engineers, P.C. is an EOE/AA/VEV/Disabled Employer. KSE will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.

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