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The Human Resource Compliance Manager implements, communicates, and maintains a corporate HR compliance program that is designed to identify risk, ensure adherence with all applicable HR related legal/regulatory and compliance requirements, as well as mitigate loss and protect the company.
This individual leads the compliance efforts around HR programs and policies, acts as a subject matter expert in areas of employment and human resources related requirements and ensures the organization meets and maintains compliance objectives. Results are achieved by applying compliance program frameworks and discipline, leveraging project management skills and the subject matter experts in the various topics and engaging internal and external resources.
- Lead HR compliance related initiatives including organization of and facilitation of meetings and workshops. Coordinate work of team to meet deadlines and deliverables. Manage issue resolution and escalations to legal counsel.
- Manage compliance audits to ensure that HR compliance procedures are followed, respond to audit requests detailing methodology, results, and remediation.
- Drive standardization of HR policies, formal procedures and best practices on compliance topics such as Affirmative Action and Equal Pay, Sarbanes Oxley (HR audit perspective), Immigration, Data Privacy Protections and Service Contract Act (SCA).
- Supports all internal HR compliance auditing, and works with business units to implement the recommendations and action items resulting from audits.
- Collaborate with Legal and other functions to assess new projects and/or changes in process, policy, or technology, to identify controls and risks, to successfully communicate any changes needed and to develop any ongoing audit processes to ensure compliance.
- Manage the programs and processes associated with the implementation and administration of an Affirmative Action Plan to include partnering with HR and recruiting to create strategies to attract, hire, promote and retain a diverse workforce.
- Provide documentation, analysis, reporting and related tasks to ensure ongoing compliance with EEO regulations at the federal, state and local levels, as well as all internal audit and compliance-related processes.
- Inform necessary changes to the Employee Guide (handbook) as well as drafting and maintaining HR policies.
- Monitor and research Federal, State, Provincial, and local employment laws, regulations and legislative updates in partnership with the legal department to ensure the company is reacting and HR is receiving information timely.
- Identify and discuss emerging compliance issues with leadership while also developing, preparing, and presenting compliance reporting to stakeholders, as necessary.
- Responsible for process, design, development, maintenance and required reporting for the I-9 and e-Verify adjudication process, Affirmative Action Plan, EEO-1, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience focused on HR compliance and employment law. Degree can be offset by relevant experience.
- Experience and ability to collect, interpret, and identify relevance of compliance-related information from multiple sources. Ability to review data and conduct analysis to determine applicable trends and make recommendations.
- Demonstrated success developing and executing new processes and continual maintenance of compliance objectives.
- Experience developing policies and supporting documentation.
- Thorough understanding Federal, State, Provincial, and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Equal Employment and Affirmative Action, Immigration Reform and Control Act (I-9), SCA and OFCCP compliance.
- Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and lead projects incorporating cross-functional teams, vendors, and budget and schedule requirements - great organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
- Experience identifying and resolving issues independently - solid sense of accountability and sound personal judgment.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills - ability to interface with all levels of the organization. Experience delivering compliance training in small and large group settings.
- Strong organizational and time management skills necessary to manage multiple assignments in a rapidly changing environment.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).
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