Feb 17, 2021

Senior Human Resources Consultant

  • HoganTaylor LLP
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
On Site or Remote Employee Experience Human Resources Employee Relations Talent Acquisition Training

Gig Description

Job Title:             Senior Human Resource Consultant

Reports To:          HCOS Consulting Executive

FLSA Status:        Exempt as defined by Fair Labor Standards Act 29 CFR §§785.1


Job Summary:  Work with the Human Capital and Organizational Strategies staff to provide HR project coordination, solutions to operational challenges, and generalist level services to support the human resources strategy within client organizations.


·      Serve as a senior lead on HR related projects as requested by HCOS management or clients. Examples of projects include:

  • Employee handbook creation and/or revisions
  • Job description reviews and classification
  • Specialized recruitment initiatives (hard-to-fill roles, senior/executive levels jobs)
  • HR system reviews, implementations and leading clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Benefit transitions (carrier/broker changes), open enrollment activities and utilization/implementation of benefit enrollment systems
  • Seek out opportunities to provide thought leadership on subjects applicable to client’s needs and departmental objectives. Examples include but are not limited to providing ad hoc business advisory updates to clients, preparing content for HCOS newsletter, or presenting to internal contacts regarding applicable HCOS topics of interest.”


·      Serve as a central coordination point for clients in support of their HR day-to-day operations. Examples of coordination include:

  • Connecting client vendors, team resources and client stakeholders as necessary to achieve desired outcomes
  • Leverage effective communication strategies to keep affected parties (i.e. clients, vendors, team members) updated on processes, operations and projects
  • Utilize effective people skills to understand when an escalation is necessary to management, being able to “read” and interpret client, vendor and team member relationship to limit escalations and maximize client experience
  • Work with HCOS Management and clients to help define engagement requirements and design solutions that meet the client’s needs


·      Serve as an “HR Generalist” professional for clients and provide the following services in alignment with agreed upon engagement letters. Generalist level services may include:

  • Supporting client’s recruiting process
  • Work with management to ensure staffing needs are met
  • Schedule candidates and participate in interview processes
  • Conduct pre-employment screenings as necessary
  • Supporting client’s employee benefit management processes
  • Work closely with agent/broker regarding benefit plans.
  • Assist with Open Enrollment process
  • Conduct New Hire Orientations
  • Assist employees with their benefit needs
  • Support various annual benefit audits
  • Supporting client’s compliance initiatives as necessary
  • Coordinate client company’s compliance with IRS federal workforce programs (such as WOTC, 5500s, etc.)
  • Coordinate reporting as needed under Affordable Care Act (ACA), EEO programs, Affirmative Action Plans (AAP)
  • Coordinate client company’s safety initiatives and workers compensation claims.
  • Coordinate client company’s employee leave (i.e. sick, FMLA, STD/LTD etc.)


·      Coordinate and deliver services within HCOS niche and team budgets for clients, and maximizing opportunities to hone business acumen skills. Examples include:

  • Defining target hours, timelines and resources needed to support clients
  • Manage client expectations with proactive communication, reasonable and agreed upon approaches in completing work
  • Provide periodic reporting and status updates to key stakeholders and internal management teams
  • Exhibit a professional approach and demeanor at all times


·      Assist with various internal Human Capital projects and supporting the Advisory Department as needed




·      College degree required in HR or other Business Management emphasis


·      Previous HR or Organizational Development experience of 5-10 years required. 


·      Previous HR/Payroll/Benefits administration experience of 3 years required.


·      SHRM-CP, PHR or SPHR Preferred


·      Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel & Word; PowerPoint experience preferred


·      Advanced knowledge of DOL, EEOC, FLSA, ADA, ERISA, etc. laws, rules and regulations.


·      Excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills required


·      Strong verbal and written communication skills required


·      Ability to work under pressure and meet stringent deadlines





While performing the duties of this job the employee will regularly be required to sit, stand, reach, walk, drive, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.


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Full-time Required

Budget (hourly or project based)