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Director of Human Resources

Company: Ultra Global Business Services
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Innovating today for a safer tomorrow. At Ultra Intelligence & Communications (I&C), our mission is to ensure the safety of people, platforms, and critical infrastructure. Our people are the driving force behind us achieving mission success. We are experts in delivering intelligence and information advantage when and where it matters most. Through our engineering accomplishments, we are recognized for our contributions in tactical communications, cybersecurity, and military command and control systems.

Ultra I&C has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources will be responsible for execution of all HR programs and activities for the C2I Business Unit. The Director will report to the President of the C2I Business Unit and take strategic direction from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

This position will be based in Austin, TX.Scope:The Director of Human Resources will be responsible for managing an organization of 250+ employees in the US and UK for the C2I Business Unit.Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior leaders, managers, and HR leadership in areas of organizational strategy, talent management, compensation planning, performance management, recruitment, and employee engagement and retention.
  • Act as primary liaison for Employee Relations to remedy employee issues, investigate and resolve workplace concerns and work with legal counsel when necessary.
  • Responsible for HR strategy and budget including creation, presentation to executive management, and execution upon approval.
  • Maintain knowledge of federal, state, and local legal requirements for existing and new legislation, enforce adherence, and advise management to ensure company compliance.
  • Provide training and development required to support HR and the business strategy.
  • Manage HR data and ensure availability for federal and state reports, executive management teams, and corporate reporting.
  • Be proactive with the recruiting process and understand the competition for staffing in all areas and locations and work with HR leaders to create competitive and strategic recruiting techniques.
  • Manages a small team HR and Talent Acquisition staff.Required Skills & Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.
    • 7+ years of progressive experience in an HR leadership role, managing direct reports.
    • Ability to travel approximately 10% annually to domestic and international sites.
    • Ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance. Clearances are granted to US Citizens.Desired Skills & Qualifications:
      • SPHR/PHR and/or SHRM-SCP/PC certification or willingness to obtain within one (1) year of hire.
      • Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience managing employee relations including investigations. Understanding of employee relations laws in other states throughout the US
      • Willing to quickly develop strong relationships and earn the trust of the internal teams.
      • Possess strong coaching skills with the ability to coach all levels within the organization.
      • Strong analytical skills regarding HR data interpretation and presentation
      • Solid knowledge of employee engagement, employment law, performance management, recruiting, compensation, benefits, and wellness programs required.
      • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills are required.
      • Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office and HRIS systems are required; knowledge of Workday is preferred.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skillsCompetencies:Strategic Mindset - Able to anticipate future trends and implications accurately. Readily puts forward future scenarios. Articulates a credible picture and vision of possibilities that create sustainable value. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and actionCustomer Focus -Gains insight into customer needs. Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer. Builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations. Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.Decision Quality- Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information. Relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement when making decisions. Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision making criteria and principles. Recognizes when a quick 80% solution will suffice.Drives Results -Has a strong bottom-line orientation. Persists in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. Has a track record or exceeding goals successfully. Pushes self and helps others achieve results.Ensures Accountability- Follows through on commitments and makes sure that others do the same. Acts with a clear sense of ownership. Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures. Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. Designs feedback loops into work.Collaborates -Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas. Partners with others to get work done. Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments. Gains trust and support of others.Develops Talent -Places a high priority on developing others. Develops others through coaching, feedback, exposure and stretch assignments. Aligns employee career development goals with organizational objectives. Encourages people to accept developmental moves.Drives Vision and Purpose -Talks about future possibilities in a positive way. Creates milestones and symbols to rally support behind the vision. Articulates the vision in a way everyone can relate to. Creates organization wide energy and optimism for the future. Shows personal commitment to the vision.#IC#LI-DA1#Hybrid#indna3We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email

Keywords: Ultra Global Business Services, Austin , Director of Human Resources, Executive , Austin, Texas

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