The Cadmus Group

Senior HR Business Partner

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 days ago(6/10/2024 1:11 PM)
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Human Resources


What You’ll Be Doing


We have an opportunity for a talented, innovative, hands-on, customer-focused Senior Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) with a passion for developing and implementing programs in support of the business at Cadmus. This role reports to the CHRO. 
If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, this role is for you! The Senior HRBP must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently to establish and execute long- and short-term strategies. 
The ideal candidate is a self-driven and motivated team player that leverages an analytical mindset to proactively identify opportunities that contribute to the success of the organization. 

Who We Are


At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That’s why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you’ll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.


Cadmus’ mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity, fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and society, and maintaining an accessible and inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.


Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


You will interface effectively with professionals at all levels employing your excellent communications and interpersonal skills to function in an innovative and ever-changing environment. Strong analytical skills and the ability to translate your clients’ business plans and goals into programs that achieve results are a key factor for success in this role.   


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary HR leader for Public Services Division  
  • Understand how large organizations work, including how to get things done and the ability to manage diverse and potentially conflicting perspectives
  • Can persevere and adapt as required, while working in a multi-faceted and sometimes ambiguous environment 
  • Act as primary POC for all employee relations issues, including conducting thorough investigations and be able to make recommendations to leadership as necessary and appropriate 
  • Responsible for working across the organization to resolve employees’ questions either directly or indirectly 
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees and HR compliance
  • Partner with division operations and recruiting leadership to develop talent and retention strategies to support business growth in a dynamic and engaging environment to include a sustainable pipeline of diverse talent
  • Collaborate with the HR team to lead key HR objectives and programs, including performance management, career pathing, training and development, employee relations, compliance, and additional efforts related to the employee experience 
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage diverse teams
  • Coach staff managers in career development, retention programs, leadership, and management practices 
  • Lead the Division-level on-boarding and off-boarding programs
  • Review and analyze division metrics including data on employee engagement surveys, hiring, retention, and related reporting to support continuous improvement 
  • Leverage a high level of emotional intelligence to develop meaningful relationships, and successfully navigate diverse stakeholder groups
  • Act as point-of-contact for guidance on compensation actions, including individual promotions, equity adjustments and related actions
  • Provide performance management guidance to line management for coaching, counseling, career development, and related actions
  • Participate in M&A activities and projects




  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience with 15+ years of experience in an HR generalist leadership role
  • Preferred certifications such as SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP and/or PMP with strong business acumen in the government consulting space 
  • Excellent composition, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to follow up in a timely manner 
  • Demonstrated achievements in coaching, influencing and problem solving with all levels of leadership 
  • Exceptional ability to influence and partner with other HRBPs and leverage team professionals (talent acquisition, compensation, DEIA, employee relations, Contracts,
  • Accounting) across different functions and locations 
  • Functional knowledge of key federal and state regulations, Acts and laws
  • Proven ability to operate with autonomy and discretion and use sound judgment in all situations
  • Excellent functioning in Microsoft tools, PowerPoint, email, TEAMS, Excel, etc. 
  • Familiarity/practice with HRIS systems such as Workday


Additional Information:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen
  • Office location is Arlington, Virginia in the Ballston area and this role is hybrid with two days minimum required in office

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.


The minimum starting salary for this position is $170,000. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness.


We value the critical role safety and health protocols contribute to everyone’s success at Cadmus, and work together to align and comply with all federal, state, and local safety and health mandates related to COVID to ensure a safe and valuable work environment.  


Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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