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    The Assistant Human Resources Officer (Senior Strategic Business Partner) provides tactical and strategic consulting on people and organization development strategies in support of business objectives and reports directly to the VISN Chief Human Resources Officer. This position is located at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.


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    Duties Include:

    Technical Consultation, Advisory and Program Management
    -Serves as a key member in various VISN committees and activities working directly with leadership to develop an HR strategy that supports and facilitates meeting local organizational goals.
    -Serves as a member of the facility-level Strategic Planning Committee, examines the forecasting data to project managerial strategies, organizational processes, competencies, and human resources interventions.
    -Advises leadership and provides responses to proposed legislation, policies, and standards of higher authority regarding human resources issues
    --Ensures that the impacts of proposals are thoroughly considered by management officials and that VA views and needs are adequately represented.

    Talent Acquisition and Management
    -Assists with the development of the comprehensive workforce analyses and strategies that drive a cohesive and focused HR organization.
    -Advises, communicates, and supports the execution of Human Capital Management (HCM) programs, products, and services into the organization.
    -Assists with developing, communicating, and coordinating HR strategies, policies, and initiatives with the units and corporate organizations.
    -Recommends and implements workforce analytics for the facility and VISN.
    -Assists with the planning, directing, and conducting studies to determine the right size and composition for the workforce while assessing risks to ensure the facility is able to effectively deliver on the mission.
    -Supports the interpretation of the national human capital workforce plan and leads the development and implementation of the healthcare system workforce plan.
    -Coordinates and collaborates with executives and managers to develop implementation strategies to accomplish goals identified in talent and workforce management plans.
    -Develops techniques, identifies key progress indicators and other metrics, sequences, and schedules activities to accomplish action plan.
    -Incorporates stakeholder direction and strategic priorities into talent management and workforce planning.

    Expert Management Consultation
    -Provides expert management consultative service to local leadership involving the full spectrum of HR functions on VISN-wide or equivalent issues.
    -Assesses the needs and strategic objectives and analyzes trends and priorities for the future.
    -Collaborates with and leads stakeholders in employing change management process concepts and techniques such as strategic planning and workforce development.
    -Participates in facility resources board, providing consultative guidance to facilitate effective resource prioritization and uses outcomes to further inform workforce panning.
    -Assists with local strategic direction and coordinates the delivery of HCM services in the area of talent sustainment, talent development, and performance enhancement to specific needs.

    Succession Planning
    -Supports the succession planning process and coordinates expert services in performing analyses of the workforce to identify succession plan priorities.
    -Partners in the development of succession planning options to address projected recruitment/retention challenges and maintain organizational knowledge.

    Employee Relations, Labor Relations, and Performance Management
    -Manages the HR Employee Relations section of the HR Strategic Business unit.
    -Ensures leaders and managers assess results and build comprehensive action plans from for employee performance appraisals, proficiencies, competencies, and all employee surveys.
    -Works with leadership, staff and operational officials, employee groups, etc., to develop and explore labor relations alternatives to improve policies, techniques, and procedures.
    -Advises leadership in the resolution of administrative grievances, post separation reviews, Congressional, Office of Inspector General, Office of Special Counsel, Equal Opportunity Employment, Merit system Protection Board or department level complaints.
    - Additional duties as required.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Position Description/PD#: Assistant Human Resources Officer (Senior Strategic Business Partner)/PD99991S and PD99991A
    Telework: Available - Ad-hoc.
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized to a Highly Qualified Candidate
    Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612126000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.