Human Resources Manager
McLean, VA 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Human Resources Manager
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2021-1909
Category Human Resources
Worker Category Regular Full-Time[F]
Company Overview

Aireon has deployed the world's first and global space-based air traffic surveillance system, which is revolutionizing the entire aviation industry. The Aireon system provides real-time aircraft monitoring spanning never before covered areas of the planet, including remote, oceanic and polar regions. Aireon's receivers are hosted on the Iridium constellation, which consists of 66 operational satellites in low-earth orbit and utilizes a unique cross-linked satellite architecture creating a web of coverage around the world. The Aireon system enables safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly aviation travel, resulting in significant CO2 emission reductions. Numerous Air Navigation Service Providers have already signed on as customers and are receiving Aireon's space-based ADS-B data, including NAV CANADA, NATS (UK), Naviair (Denmark), Enav (Italy), the Irish Aviation Authority, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Air Traffic and Navigation Services (South Africa) and more.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities


Aireon is looking for a Human Resources Manager with a growth mindset to join our amazing team in Virginia! This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to make their mark on a Human Resources department and is interested in growing with the company. The position will have the opportunity to dig into all aspects of Human Resources and take on challenging projects. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, innovative, resourceful and actively seek opportunities to improve processes and procedures. In this position, you will be empowered to contribute to the success of Aireon by supporting essential functions including employment, on-boarding, staffing, compensation, benefits, employee relations and other employee related activities and services. As part of this position, you will be tasked with developing strong relationships across all levels of the organization and act as a trusted and valued business partner who ensures the integration of HR programs into the organization. This position will also engage in program design and complete HR related projects as assigned. This position will be located at our corporate headquarters office in McLean, VA.


Employee Relations

    Work with managers and employees on appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
  • Provide management guidance, as needed (interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, coaching, performance review, safety, etc.)
  • Research and respond to employee questions
  • Conduct employee exit interviews
  • Support both employees and managers during the performance management process
  • Draft and revise internal HR polices as needed, respond to policy, procedures and program inquires

Employment and On-Boarding

  • Prepare and extend offers of employment, gain necessary position and offer approvals, collect and process pre- and post-employment paperwork including references and background checks
  • Prepare, update and conduct new employee orientation and on-boarding
  • Administer applicant assessments

Staffing and Recruitment

  • Assist with Company's recruitment program to include:
    • New position justification, budget and approval process
    • Direct and monitor creation of job descriptions
    • Source, recruit, interview, and select candidates
    • Schedule interviews and coordinate travel when needed

Benefits Administration

  • Administer benefit related changes - research and resolve benefits and claims issues, manage internal benefit programs including leaves of absence
  • Reconcile and submit monthly benefit bills
  • Participate in the annual benefit renewal process
  • Lead annual employee open enrollment, vendor set up, data input
  • Support 401k plan administration

Compensation Administration

  • Oversee salary administration and guidelines - initiate paperwork for personnel action requests (changes, promotions, adjustments)
  • Advise management on employee compensation actions
  • Research wage survey requests; determine competitive rates as required for internal and external market comparisons

Legal and Compliance

  • Meet legal and government reporting requirements:
    • Post required notices, prepare data and submit annual mandated reports as applicable such as AAP, EEO-1, Vets-4212, OSHA300, CMS and other required reporting
    • Ensure internal policies and procedures are in compliance, prepare for government compliance audits
  • Respond to outside requests for employee information, verifications, references, subpoenas, court orders etc.
  • Manage the company's annual compliance training

General Administration

  • Draft organizational announcements and other employee communications
  • Work on various projects and initiatives as needed
  • Assist payroll as needed
Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

Education/Skills and Experience

  • BA or BS Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 7+ years' experience in human resources with a knowledge of multiple HR disciplines including employee relations, benefits, compensation, talent acquisition and compliance
  • Previous experience working for a small organization is a plus
  • Previous experience working for a company with an international presence is a plus
  • ADP WorkforceNow experience preferred
  • iCIMS experience preferred
  • Workday experience strongly preferred
  • Advanced computer skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional attention to detail - accuracy a must
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to order competing priorities is critical
  • Strong writing skills; ability to draft clear and concise employee communications
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Aireon requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. Aireon is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Aireon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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