Larry D. Jones
Fort Mitchell, Alabama 706-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org
Active Secret Security Clearance (DoD/DoS)
Human Resources Management professional with 24+ years experience delivering a full range of world-class HR support to rapidly changing workforces in the United States and abroad.
Considerable experience managing HR both on location and remotely to provide safe working environments for shift workers, promoting a positive culture to ensure productivity, safety and morale.
Recognized as an effective leader and director of HR operations including organizational development, labor relations, recruiting, compensation, employee benefits, talent management, performance management, leadership development, communications, change management, safety and security.
Resolved five EEO related HR complaints over three months and provided support to the program’s employees by demonstrating concerns were fully addressed.
Technologies include SPOT (Synchronized Pre-deployment and Operational Tracker), Costpoint 7 (time sheets and expense reports), & Microsoft Office Suite.
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Data Center Operations
TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
PHR – Professional in Human Resources ( in progress)
Various Leadership Development & Management Courses (United States Army)
HR Generalist Sr DynCorp International Kandahar, Afghanistan December 2019 – Present
Processed all requisitions pertaining to medical, medical evacuation, emergency leave, Afghan multiple entry visa, verification of employment, LOA updates, termination/separation process and employment agreements.
Maintained HRIS records and compiled reports as part of HR Operations.
Prepared employee change notifications (ECN) requests for supervisor change, promotions, termination/resignation, release, contract completion etc., maintaining confidentiality of employee data.
Coordinated with DynCorp Int’l Free Zone (DIFZ, a DI affiliated company in Dubai, U.A.E.) with regards to DIFZ employees in the LOGCAP IV project, and subcontract divisions.
Ensured compliance with Program Work Statement and Company Policies
Maintained database, performed data updates, and ensured data integrity.
Managed the Afghan Visa renewal process for over 3000 employees, including subcontract employees spread over four FOBs, coordinating with DI Operations section in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Participated in administrative staff team building meetings and seminars.
ManPower Lead/OCONUS HR Manager Bravura Information Technology Systems Kandahar, Afghanistan August 2018 – October 2019
Lead employee relations on site and ensure a safe working environment for 12-hour shifts across six locations in Iraq, one in Kuwait and 19 sites in Afghanistan. Manage conflict resolution, employee benefits and compensation, travel movement, leave of absences, and onboarding/exit interviews for 250 contractors.
Ensure preparation and packaging of all Iraq and Afghanistan visas and forward to the appropriate consulates in the United States. Support Bravura and Lockheed personnel by preparing all fixed wing and rotary flight movement requests through a matrix of operations.
Enforce and promote organizational policies and procedures including providing interpretative insights, and supplying employee handbooks, standard operating procedures, time/attendance and expense management. Point of contact for new hire orientation processes and procedures. Identify and mitigate potential legal and internal/external risks associated with manpower.
Established a formal and comprehensive Human Resources department including processes and procedures where none had existed previously.
Résumé Preparation and experience matching qualifications to personnel requirements, Negotiation and Interview Skills, Identifying and Setting Job Goals, Marketing Transferable Abilities, Job Search Techniques, and Translating Military terminology into Civilian terms.
Human Resources Administrator SOS International, LLC Kabul, Afghanistan May 2017 – July 2018
Oversaw onsite HR support and completed of all required documentation and reporting to ensure legal employment of manpower in Kabul, Afghanistan. Led activities in employee relations, onboarding, finance, benefits, performance management, visas, passports, emergency leave and awards. Mitigated risk through compliance with all employment/HR laws, policies, & practices associated with U.S. and Afghanistan regulations.
Worked collaboratively with both In-Country Program Manager and Operations Manager to schedule leaves of absence for medical and non-medical events. Supported HR corporate initiatives by collaborating with the HR Department on Human Resource programs including policy updates and open enrollment.
Recognized for promoting a safe and engaging work environment by successfully managing complex, interrelated HR management issues in an austere environment.
Personnel Administration/Human Resources United States Army March 1995 – April 2017
Senior HR Sergeant 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion February 2015 – April 2017: Provided HR support for 14,000 personnel including counseling on entitlements eligibility, overseas duty station requirements, insurance and retirement applications. Served as technical specialist and spokesperson to champion objectives on critical issues.
Key Achievements: Improved the Battalion’s HR SOP’s by developing new processes for evaluation reports, awards and personnel reporting procedures.
Brigade S1 (Administration) Manager 2ND ID, Heavy Brigade Combat Team January 2014 – December 2015: Managed Human Resources activities for over 5,000 U.S. and Korean personnel including officer and enlisted personnel record tracking. Processed personnel actions regarding Soldiers and their families including orders for temporary duty/travel, security clearances, training, reassignment, retention, military and special pay programs, and meal cards.
Key Achievements: Integral contributor to positive personnel relations and morale through the processing of recommendations for awards and decorations. Coordinated awards ceremonies. Evaluated personnel qualifications for acceptance into special assignments.
Senior Personnel Services Sergeant 194th Armored Brigade August 2010 – December 2013: Provided assistance to Casualty employees and supported the objectives of the Benefits Coordinator, Mortuary Affairs Coordinator, Memorial Affairs Coordinator and Training Instructor. Collaborated with the U.S. Army Survivor Benefit Plan personnel to respond to questions and resolve problems. Disseminated written polices to the units located in the Casualty Area Command.
Key Achievements: Ensured successful outcomes for a wide range of administrative activities such as security clearances, training, retention, compensation, and strength management.
Senior Human Resources Sergeant HHC 1-9 CAV, 1-77 AR, HHC STB July 2005 – May 2010
Senior Personnel Services Sergeant 1st Armored Division Artillery February 2001 – July 2005
Personnel Administration Sergeant HHC 2-7 CAV March 1995 – February 2001
Machinist Mate/MM3 United States Navy November 1990 – November 1994
Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Allied American University Laguna Hills, California 2016