Manager of Human Resources

Washington, DC - Corporate Office

Manager of Human Resources

Our Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Manager of Human Resources.

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence, and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meet and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, and rewards hard work. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes.

Full Position Description

We are seeking leaders that exhibit the attributes of a great team player, Humble, Hungry and Smart:

• Humble: being of little ego; focusing more on their teammates than themselves.

Hungry: strong work ethic and drive.

• Smart: what they say or do has a positive outcome on those around them.


Your ROLE (Logistics):

Reporting To: Vice President of Administration

Who Reports to You: HR Generalist

Where You Work: Washington, DC (Onsite)

Salary range: $110,000 - $125,000

Your Role (Responsibilities):

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or other issues.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process.
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital.
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics, and procedures across the organization.
  • Nurture a positive working environment.
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance.
  • Maintain compensation plan and benefits program.
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.

What We NEED You to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field.
  • 10+ years of working experience within Human resources
  • Demonstrable experience with setting and achieving HR metrics.
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases (Deltek Vantagepoint preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices.
  • Proven success building and effectively managing interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company

What We WANT You to Have:

  • Any Human Resource Certifications (ex: CHRP, SHRM -CP, HRIP)
  • Experience working within the AEC industry
  • Experience with Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)

What you get:

•    Medical Insurance

•    Dental Insurance

•    Vision Insurance

•    401k

•    Company-paid holidays

•    Vacation and Sick Leave

•    Employee Assistance Program

•    Life Insurance

•    Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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