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Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager


BETA Group, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time, Human Resources Manager for our Lincoln, RI office.  This role will also support our offices located in Norwood, MA; Hartford, CT; Manchester, NH; Chicopee, MA; and Worcester, MA—periodic visits to satellite office locations.

About the position
The Human Resources Manager will be a strategic partner overseeing the employee life-cycle to include talent acquisition, onboarding, benefits administration, performance management and development, employee relations, and off-boarding.

The Human Resources Manager will report to the COO with decision-making authority, the ability to recommend and implement HR-related processes and process improvements, accessibility as a trusted advisor to employees at all levels, direct access to provide feedback on employee-related issues to Senior Management, through the COO and to receive guidance on company impacted concerns/issues.

The HR Manager will provide relevant updates and feedback to Senior Management.  Additionally, this role will have support staff to assist with administrative and technical aspects of the HR function.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of human resource experience
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience
  • Experience acting as a liaison between internal and external groups, and presenting information to leadership
  • Demonstrated experience with and working knowledge of HRIS systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 356 Suite
  • Intermediate to Advanced level Excel and Outlook skills
  • Demonstrated a high sense of urgency, high level of integrity, and responsiveness
  • Experience managing confidential information
  • Ability to exhibit accurate and detailed knowledge of company products and services
  • Strong understanding of labor and employment law
  • Exceptional interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Ability to create effective programs and processes
  • Data analysis skills
  • Passion to improve others’ well-being

Highly Desired:

  • SHRM-PHR, SHRM-SPHR, SHRM-CP, and/or SHRM-SCP professional certification
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of human resource experience
  • Experience developing and/or managing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programs and initiatives
  • Experience with compensation and/or total rewards programs

Primary Job Expectations

Talent Acquisition | Partner with management to build strategic talent plans aligned with organizational strategy, attrition rates, hiring trends, and budgets; Optimize recruiting and interviewing; Coordinate with marketing to highlight company culture and successes to ensure an ideal candidate experience; Develop job descriptions; Counsel managers on candidate selection; Manage applicant tracking system; Conduct compensation analysis, HRIS system management, and/or Ensure legislative compliance;  Coordinate university recruitment activities and staff local career fairs, and university internships/co-op programs.

Benefits administration | Liaise with vendors and negotiate and coordinate contracts for new and existing plans to ensure the company is offering competitive benefits; Administer and manage all benefits plans and company perks to include, but not limited to Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), STD, LTD, EAP, FMLA, PTO, Worker’s Comp & ADA.  Coordinate daily benefits processing, including enrollments, terminations, and claims; Advise and inform employees of the details of the company’s benefit programs; resolve benefit-related issues and respond to queries and requests in a timely manner; Maintain and create records, reports, and documentation in accordance with federal, state, and provider regulations. Manage open enrollment season.  Facilitate annual health and benefit 5500 filings.

On-boarding | Manage employee set-up (required documents such as personnel forms, I-9, benefits, etc.); Conduct orientation; Administer employee system access; Facilitate employee integration and consistent structured follow-up; Build and execute new hire orientation and onboarding programs.

Performance Management and Development | Understand the company’s market competitiveness based on total compensation and provide recommendations to improve engagement, referrals, and employee retention; Performance management, goal setting, leadership coaching, performance assessment, training and development, career planning, corrective action, and employee development; Partner with management to build Individual Development Plans for employees.

Employee Relations | Guide leadership and employees through performance management and goal-setting; Maintain good communication and positive relationships with employees to promote employee satisfaction; Provide guidance and recommendations to management for conflict management and resolution.

Training & Development | Develop and manage training program to include content creation, curriculum development, and needs assessment; Conduct one-on-one effectiveness coaching with management to improve leadership capabilities; Coach management to facilitate organizational change to model an inclusive environment.

Off-Boarding | Assess existing processes and procedures to develop and manage an effective offboarding process; Maintain legislative compliance; Initiate backfilling process.

General | Coordinate and serve on the Employee Engagement and DE&I Committees; Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; Administers Affirmative Action Plan and EEO-1 reporting; Maintain compliance.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at times.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to travel between offices in different states
  • Required to be available during core business hours

About Us
BETA Group, Inc., a multi-office Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Planning firm, was established in 1982 and is proud to be a regional leader in the fields of Transportation/Traffic Engineering, Civil/Site Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, & Planning, GIS/Asset Management, Environmental Sciences, and Construction Services.

BETA, described by our employees as welcoming, team-oriented, cohesive, and professional, has offices in Lincoln, RI; Norwood, Worcester, and Chicopee, MA; Hartford, CT; and Manchester, NH; and employs a staff of Engineers, Scientists, Planners, Landscape Designers, Technicians, GIS/Asset Management and Construction personnel.  BETA is an AA/EOE Employer and offers an exceptional compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

BETA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. BETA does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States of America.

BETA is pleased to provide an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) to eligible employees. As a 100% employee-owned firm, we believe this important retirement benefit also recognizes and motivates our team members’ commitment and strong work ethic which has allowed BETA to grow and prosper.

The corporate office is in Lincoln, a beautiful suburb in Rhode Island with a beautiful view of the Blackstone Valley.  While you are here, take a break and visit the many coffee shops, retail stores, and restaurants nearby or get your steps in by taking a walk on the Blackstone River Bikeway just down the road.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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