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HR Talent Manager

Orlando, Florida

Brigitte K. Harrison, SHRM-SCP

10219 Chorlton Cir

Orlando, FL 32832

brigittekharrison@gmail.com

571-212-0796

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Results driven strategic Senior HR Business Partner with demonstrated experience leading talent acquisition, improving employee engagement, designing & executing talent management strategies and leveraging employee relations skills to mitigate risk, as well drive strategic business objectives. Adept at managing complex employee relations investigations, influencing and negotiating, as well as coaching to improve performance. Enjoys a fast-paced work environment that prioritizes teamwork to achieve results. Gallup CliftonStrengths certified coach.

 

¨   Talent Management Strategies   ¨   Employee Relations            ¨ New Hire Orientation & On-boarding

¨   Employment Law                      ¨   Performance Management   ¨ HR Program & Project Management

¨   Training & Development           ¨   Benefits Administration       ¨ Metrics Reporting & Analysis

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

siemensgamesa renewable energy (SGRE), Orlando, Florida                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      05/2019-present

Senior HR Business Partner – Manager
·        Lead talent management strategies to drive workforce and organization design changes, implementation of HR programs and initiatives, and identify needs for change management and champion activities.

·        Influence and advise leadership on implementation of organizational changes.

·        Oversee M&A integration activities, such as benefits, cultural, policy/procedural and compensation synergy.

·        Collaborate with COEs and business leaders to drive sector learning & development, utilization, OD/OE strategies, talent acquisition, diversity, performance management, and compliance metrics.

·        Analyze and interpret data related to global people surveys, diversity & inclusion and turnover metrics to influence and achieve results; provide communication talking points and guides for leaders around strategic D&I messaging, initiatives and promotion of underrepresented groups.

·        Lead collection and submission of EEO/AAP data and surveys to EEOC.

·        Travel up to 25%.

 

PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS llp/Guidehouse, McLean Virginia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10/2016-05/2019

Senior HR Talent Manager
·        Manage 2 direct reports; lead Senior Associates in the leveraging of talent management strategies to drive sector human capital revenue goals for close to 400 DHS, Intel & DOJ division firm staff members.

·        Influence sector leadership and provide direct support 10 partners and 6 Managing Directors.

·        Provides additional HR support for the public sector practice of 1600 people.

·        Collaborate with COEs, Relationship Partners and Managing Directors to drive sector learning & development, utilization, OD/OE strategies, talent acquisition, diversity, performance management, and compliance metrics.

·        Analyze and interpret data related to global people surveys, diversity & inclusion and turnover metrics to influence and achieve results; provide communication talking points and guides for leaders around strategic D&I messaging, initiatives and promotion of underrepresented groups.

·        Direct the deployment of available staff, oversee real time recognition program, diversity program, onboarding, and talent management for assigned sector(s).

·        Manage sector budget for supplemental learning, headcount, recognition awards and special incentive bonuses.

·        Traveled up to 25%.

 

Significant Accomplishments:

·       Designed & executed compensation strategies to attract, retain and build a pipeline of well qualified candidates.

·       Only HR professional selected to PwC Public Sector Academy to serve as HR Champion for upwards of 500 Associate & Senior Associate staff members.

·       Designed and delivered DE&I training to business units to engage leadership in inclusive best practices and support high performance on diverse teams.

·       Leveraged analysis of data to articulate key inputs resulting in change of team’s DE&I strategic initiatives.

 

Leaseweb usa Manassas, Virginia & LEASEWEB B.V.  Amsterdam                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  04/2013-10/2016

Senior HR Manager, Sr. HR Business Partner (U.S. Operations)
·        Served as primary consultant to CEO and CFO to align business objectives with employees and management.

·        Oversaw all aspects of U.S. HR operations for two subsidiary business lines with staff working locally and remotely in California, Oregon, Florida, Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts and Texas.

·        Conducted HR due-diligence for M&A activities, as well as execute all pre/post acquisition HR responsibilities.

·        Provided HR policy guidance and interpretation, as well as day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, business unit restructuring and workforce/succession planning).

·        Aided international employees with expatriate agreements, mobility and relocation, and facilitating visas.

·        Led reductions in force, on-boarding, recruitment, compensation & equity analysis, benefits administration, HRIS management, training, employee relations, employee documentation, performance administration, policies, procedures, multi-state payroll administration and global audit support.

·        Rolled out trends and metrics to develop organizational solutions, programs and necessary policies.

·        Developed contract terms and employment agreements for new hires, promotions, and transfers.

·        Managed broker and vendor relationships for benefit plans; negotiate vendor contract terms and conditions; design and modify benefits plans, conduct open enrollment, and execute healthcare/wellness strategies.

·        Served as 401(k) plan administrator, complete Form 5500, and maintain census data for reporting purposes.

·        Traveled up to 30%.

 

Significant Accomplishments:

·       Established HR function for Dutch IAAS firm’s expansion into the U.S.

·       Led HR M&A due diligence for six prospects and two acquisitions within the United States.

·       Implemented cost initiatives resulting in savings of up to 55% and added more than $100k to bottom line through renegotiation of existing vendor contracts within first six months of employment.

·       Led culture change, which increased employee morale, instilled culture of high performance, and reduced turnover by 75% during first 18 months of employment.

·       Implemented career framework, job grading, and compensation bands for U.S. staff and streamlined global visa/immigration process for all entities.

 

Jacobs Technology, Dumfries, Virginia                            05/2012-04/2013

HR Principal (ASG-Division)
·        Supported 350+ employees and managers at various divisional operations in Virginia, Hawaii, California, Georgia, North Carolina and OCONUS (Japan).

·        Managed two HR generalists and assigned HR tasks and responsibilities for remote cost centers.

·        Provided daily HR Generalist support to include, diversity initiatives, reductions in force, AAP administration, on-boarding, recruitment, compensation & equity analysis, HRIS management, training, employee relations, employee documentation, performance administration, policies, procedures, and audit support.

 

Significant Accomplishments:

·       Spearheaded complex employee relations case, which resulted in division wide overhaul of leadership training, reduced risk of litigation and improved employee morale significantly.

 

INTERSECTIONS INC., Chantilly, Virginia                               05/2006-05/2012

Sr. Human Resources Generalist /Sr.HR Specialist                                                                            01/2010-05/2012
Sr. Corporate Recruiter                                                                                                                         01/2007-01/2010
Corporate Recruiter                                                                                                                             05/2006-01/2007
·        Supported 1400+ employees and managers at various Intersections locations.

·        Supervised two junior level staff members; delegated tasks and responsibilities to Intern and HR Associate.

·        Conducted new hire orientations and monthly on-boarding presentations to foster employee engagement and

alignment with organizational goals; design training curriculum for presentations via web and in person.

·        Counseled management and staff on employee relations, disciplinary, and performance improvement matters issues to ensure fair treatment and compliance with employment laws.

·        Performed difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, mediating disputes, terminating staff, reductions in force and administering disciplinary actions.

·        Carried out exit interviews and process personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, terminations,

reclassifications and salary increases as necessary; administer employee benefit programs, such as FMLA,

STD, LTD, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement and Training.

·        Oversaw performance appraisal process for assigned business units; perform compensation analysis as needed.

·        Interpreted and implemented best practices to advise managers and staff on organizational policies, such as

employee relations, benefits, equal employment, harassment, discrimination, compensation, employee safety,

security and compliance; assist in the development and execution of new policies and procedures.

·        Compiled weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual metrics to measure recruitment activity, retention, performance and track employee benefit costs; prepare monthly benefits metrics and generate HRIS reports as needed.

·        Directed the development of all aspects of creative recruitment campaigns and diversity initiatives via Web 2.0 social media, networking, print advertisements, job fairs, employment agencies and community organizations to ensure optimal availability of a high volume pipeline of diverse, qualified candidates.

·        Directed the strategy and execution of all corporate full life cycle recruiting to include sourcing, screening,

interviewing, negotiating and extending employment offers.

·        Led special projects to optimize talent acquisition, retention and succession planning; create and revise job descriptions to ensure compliance with ADA standards.

·        Researched, prepared and represented employer response to all Department of Labor and Unemployment Insurance Benefit requests and hearings.

·        Traveled up to 10%.

·        Managed benefit billing process to ensure accuracy and eliminate discrepancies with benefits vendors.

·        Negotiated, drafted, and processed vendor contract agreements and assorted purchase order (PO) requests.

·        Conducted new employment eligibility verifications and I-9s.

·        Assisted with immigration portability, including the preparation and due diligence to process immigration applications with USCIS; counsel existing and on-boarding staff in case law and provide status updates.

 

Significant Accomplishments:

·       Oversaw upwards of 50-60 employee relations issues and investigations annually.

·       Negotiated and drafted more than 200 contractual agreements with individual contractors and suppliers.

·       Planned and coordinated employee events for workforce of up to 500.

·       Led project team of 8 during implementation of Success Factors applicant tracking and performance management system.

·       Constructed end user training manuals for navigation of Success Factors applicant tracking system.

·       Streamlined recruiting and documentation processes.

·       Spearheaded all recruitment for remote start up 250 seat call center; exceeded Phase 1 staffing goal within 30 day initial ramp up time requirement with 65new hires.

·       Instituted employer presence on Social Media websites to influence recruitment and branding opportunities.

·       Executed Web 2.0 recruitment strategies over 3 years to successfully reduce average days to fill and cost per hire by 40% and decreased recruiting costs by 80-90%.

·       Developed and updated 150 job descriptions to increase employer compliance with ADA amendment, reduce risk of discriminatory practices and litigation.

·       Established solid relationships within local community to increase diversification of talent pipeline.

·       Created comprehensive new hire presentation manual with extensive corporate overview and policy/procedural documentation.

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

 

society of human resource management, alexandria, VA

SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional), January 2015 – active

 

GEORGE MASON university, FAIRFAX, VA

Certificate in Human Resource Management – PHR/SPHR Preparation Course, June 2012

Keller graduate school of management, Naperville, IL

Master of Human Resource Management, 2010

 

kean university, Union, NJ

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2004

TECHNOLOGY

Experience with Ultipro, PeopleSoft, Success Factors, Workday, Taleo, Kenexa, iCIMS, ServiceNow and BrassRing.

Experienced in Visio, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Recon Plus, Rumba, SPSS, Paychex, HR Perspective, Enterprise Training, ADP/PCW, ReportSmith, and New Media tools, to include: social networks, IM, blogs, email, chat rooms, and message boards.

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