HR Leader, Shared Services

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560349

Title:  HR Leader, Shared Services

ID:  1560349

Location: Washington, DC

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a public relations firm in their search for their HR Leader, Shared Services. This is a highly visible role that reports into the COO and partners with senior leadership across their 8 locations. Here, you’ll be leading a small team and the strategic and day-to-day initiatives in benefits, compensation, policies & procedures, and employee & labor relations. This is a chance to be part of and continue to build an exciting and innovate culture that values their HR team.


  • Develop strategy, manage implementation and oversee administration of personnel policies and procedures, including the Employee Handbook.
  • Develop strategy and oversee the administration of the firm’s compensation and benefits programs.
  • Manage discipline process and advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations, in conjunction with the People Area.
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Prepare and manage human resources annual operations plan and budget.
  • Manage contracts with outside suppliers providing employee services.
  • Coordinate supervision and anti-harassment trainings.


  • Bachelor's degree and at least seven years of human resources experience; HR Certifications strong preferred.
  • Working knowledge and strategic approach to the principles and practices of human resources operations.
  • Demonstrated experience working with legal counsel and advising supervisors to ensure compliance and best practices when managing sensitive work situations.
  • Experience proposing and analyzing team budgets, negotiating benefit contracts and limited scope audits.
  • Experience managing discipline processes.
  • Acute attention to detail—you don’t drop the ball and are always up-to-date with all new state and workplace legislations.

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