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Saab Global

Lead HR Account Manager

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 July 2024

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, high caliber Lead Human Resources Account Manager, based in Syracuse, NY.  This role will have responsibility for collaborating with business leaders in your assigned organization as well as developing, designing, and maintaining a robust talent management/staffing program for our growing organization. 

As the lead for our Talent Management/Staffing Initiatives, you will:

  • Proactively work with the business to implement and strategically drive talent management programs to improve leadership capabilities, ensure succession planning, high potential identification, and development of objectives in achievement of overall business strategy. Consult with HR business partners and leaders to define, develop and adopt talent management programs and processes.

  • Facilitate alignment between multiple projects running simultaneously, identifying dependencies, change management requirements, and prioritizing accordingly.

As a Human Resources Business Partner, you will:

  • Deliver HR programs in the areas of compensation administration, employee engagement, employee relations, compensation, and performance management.

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with management and employees to provide advice and counsel on employee and organizational matters.

  • Support employee relations matters including coaching managers.

  • Act as consultant to leadership team regarding policy and procedure guidance and compliance.

  • Key role in leading hiring initiatives and developing strategies for success in identifying and attracting talent.

Compensation Range: $94,800-$120,900

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • 8+ years’ experience in an HR role with increasing responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Industrial Relations, Business, or related discipline

  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective HR practices and disciplines, including talent management, performance management, employee/organizational development, and employee relations in a broad-based HR generalist role.

  • Solid experience in HR/Talent project management, program implementation and delivery.

  • Talent acquisition experience strongly preferred.

  • Ability to direct and influence at all levels of the organization to drive results.

  • Self-starter and self-directed with the ability to think creatively for efficiency and process improvement.

  • Strong level of professionalism, interpersonal skills, executive presence, and credibility.

  • Competence in managing multiple projects simultaneously with a strong results/goal orientation.

  • Ability to work in a high demand, fast-paced environment with a geographically dispersed workforce.

  • Ability to provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced HR Professionals

  • Experience managing a team preferred.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.