Vice President Human Resources Operations
INNOVATIVE WIRELESS - Virgin Islands

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Job Title

Vice President Human Resources Operations

Location

St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Type of position

Eligible for Overtime

Workdays

Work Hours

Full-time

Part-time

No

Yes

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

8:00a-5:00p

Nights and Weekends as required

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The VP Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the corporation in accordance with the policies and practices of the Corporation, the ethical and social consciences of business and society and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. The incumbent will also be responsible for the strategic human resource planning to provide the company with the best people talent available and to position the company as the Employer of Choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the software industry, newly public companies and all of industry in general. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's human resource function and performance
  • Participate in the development of the corporation's plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people
  • Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into 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 corporation
  • Develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the corporation for positions of responsibility. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the company
  • Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance and to provide programs which utilize an employee and company partnership for the short and long-range health and welfare protection of the employees
Develop programs to allow the corporation to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees
Develop human resource 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 employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company and the software industry

  • Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues
  • Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the corporation. Included in this area but not limited only to the following would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce human resources policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation, particularly, manage the human resource information systems database and necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the corporation
  • Coordinate the activities, programs and strategic HR plans of other HR departments throughout the corporation
  • Maintain knowledge of international HR policies, programs, laws and issues; understand the differences of domestic and international policies and programs and coordinate the integration of all such programs
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree (MA) or equivalent, or at minimum ten to fifteen yearsÂ’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PHR, SPHR, or GPHR Certification preferred
  • Strong strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation and detail oriented perspective
  • Strong operational focus, analytical ability, good judgment and sound technical skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and financial acumen
  • Diverse experiences in managing a range of administrative areas of responsibility
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Strong organizational, time management, communication, decision-making, and presentation skills
  • Ability to be well-organized and self-directed
  • Ability to relate to people at all levels of the organization
  • Proven organizational planning expertise (lateral communications)
  • Capacity for influence across multiple stakeholders
  • Courage to take a stand and conviction to take risks
  • Commitment to inclusion and diversity
  • Proven collaborative style
  • Ability to travel

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