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Chief Human Resources OfficerThe Port of Virginia
Job Start Date:Type of Position:Full-Time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
600 World Trade Centern
Norfolk, VA23510
Job Description:
The Port of Virginia – Virginia Port Authority is seeking a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) to provide leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the Virginia Port Authority, and through a shared service agreement, Virginia International Terminals, LLC and HRCPII, LLC (collectively, “the organization”). Specifically, the CHRO will provide strategy and leadership in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change manage, organization and performance management, training and development, and compensation. The CHRO provides strategic leadership through the articulation of human resources needs and plans to the executive management team, external shareholders and to the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners. Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's human resource function and performance. Participate in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on the organization’s colleagues. Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into human resource (HR) strategic and operational plans. Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning of new programs, strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization. Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver. Continue improving the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational personnel needs of the organization. Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable organizations, industries and markets. Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the HR Division. Manage the budget and other financial measures of the HR Division. Evaluation of the HR Division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities for professional development, where possible. Continually assess compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance and to provide programs which utilize colleague and organizational partnership for the short and long-range health and welfare protection of the employees. Continually assess policies and programs for effective management of colleague resources of the organization. Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce HR policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manage the HR information systems database and necessary reports for critical analysis of the HR function and the colleague resources of the organization. Continually assess plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for positions of responsibility. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization. Continually assess programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees. Maintains HR planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs for the filling of the gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities and general business development programs to enhance colleague knowledge and understanding of the business of the organization and the maritime industry. Manage other areas such as relocation, colleague communication, and colleague health. Ensure compliance with all security, safety and environmental regulations and policies within work area at all times. Ensure public records and information are managed, maintained and disposed in accordance to the Library of Virginia retention and disposition schedules, and the Virginia Port Authority records management policies and procedures. All other duties as assigned.
Experience Required:
Minimum Qualifications BS/BA from an accredited college/university. 10-15 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MS Office. Experience as a leader and human resource executive with appropriate industry experience, preferably in transportation or maritime administration field. Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards. Strategic planner with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Well-organized and self-directed individual who is “politically savvy” and a team player. Intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills. Good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor. Excellent facilitator who is experienced in resolving conflicts between different parties to a dispute. Decisive individual who possesses a strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation and detail oriented perspective. Diverse experiences in managing a range of administrative areas of responsibility. Preferred Qualifications MBA/MA/PHR or SPHR.
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Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900
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