Manager of Staff Operations

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/5/2024 2:57 PM)
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Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The ideal candidate will coordinate or perform the essential human resource responsibilities for the company’s employees.  These duties include talent acquisition, working closely with management to foster a highly effective and collaborative environment, employee relations, legal compliance and recordkeeping, and onboarding of new employees. This position requires a true strategic business partner who is collaborative, capable of building consensus, and commitment toward mutual outcomes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the local Leadership Team to formulate, develop, and implement talent strategy to achieve management’s vision, mission and goals
  • Regularly engage in communication with the Leadership Team on key human resources matters
  • Key contact for Corporate HR and Shared Services
  • Oversee recruitment efforts to ensure that the company is effectively and efficiently sourcing and selecting the right candidates
  • Create systems to attract talent and work with management to identify critical needs
  • Identify strategies to enhance employee engagement, employee retention, leadership and staff development, regular feedback and coaching, career pathing, and promoting a coherent organizational culture that positions the company as an “employer of choice”
  • Facilitate the effective and efficient administration of the performance management process, making sure that the organization’s leaders are equipped to engage in constructive and ongoing feedback and coaching, and encourage staff to actively participate in identifying and addressing performance gaps
  • Mitigate legal risk to the organization through proactive training and education, clear systems and processes for managing conflicts between employees, handling and investigating complaints of harassment/discrimination and other unjust practice allegations
  • Maintain knowledge and application of all relevant laws and regulations at the local, state and national level relating to employment and ensure organizational compliance. This includes educating and advising personnel leaders on HR-related legal and regulatory matters and ensuring HR programs, practices and policies are aligned.
  • Ensure that employee files and records are properly and securely maintained
  • Regularly review compensation and benefits market data, monitor pay practices and proactively address discrepancies
  • Become a trusted partner to all employees to promote a healthy and effective culture
  • Partner with Shared Services to optimize and integrate HR technology, enabling Group Leaders and employees to easily perform people-related transactions (e.g. benefits enrollment


Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • A bias for teambuilding
  • Experience with talent acquisition and recruitment platforms
  • Results-oriented strategic thinker and planner
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and other compliance issues
  • Ability to listen and probe to understand underlying needs and/or root cause of an issue
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills, including proficiency in developing and delivering presentations
  • Partnering with management to ensure strategic HR goals are aligned with business initiatives


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in HR system applications
  • SHRM Certification preferred
  • Experience with behavioral assessments, DISC, or other psychometric testing
  • A minimum of 7 years of HR generalist experience partnering directly with senior leadership to develop, align and implement HR and organizational development strategies


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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