L3 Technologies Director, Human Resources in Dallas, Texas

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing and leading the people functions of the Division in accordance with the policies and practices of the Corporation, the ethical and social consciences of business, laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading human resources professionals as key strategic business partners to the business. The position will assure that the organization has the right talent in the roles needed in order for the division to meet its goals and objectives with the best people talent available. This role will work with the organization to position the company as the Employer of Choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the Aerospace and Defense Industries. The position reports to the segment corporate Vice Presidents of Human Resources.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's human resource function and performance for the division.

  • Participate in the development of the division’s plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.

  • Translate the corporate strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans for the division.

  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention, and talent resources of the division.

  • Develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the division for positions of responsibility. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the company.

  • Develop programs to allow the division to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.

  • Develop human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs for the filling of the gaps in concert with the Director of Organizational Development. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company and the software industry.

  • Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.

  • Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.

  • Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the corporation. Included in this area but not limited only to the following would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development.

  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce human resources policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation. In particular, manage the human resource information systems database and necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the corporation.

  • Coordinate the activities, programs and strategic HR plans of other HR departments throughout the corporation.

  • Maintain knowledge of international HR policies, programs, laws and issues. Understand the differences of domestic and international policies and programs and coordinate the integration of all such programs.

  • Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resources discipline.

  • Manage other areas such as relocation, employee communication, employee safety and health and community relations.

  • Manage the budget and other financial measures of the Human Resources Department.

  • Continue improving the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of the organization.

  • Evaluation of the human resource division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) for individuals.


  • Experience to include a minimum of 10 years in HR management leadership involving multiple business units, preferably in Aerospace and Defense.

  • MBA or MA graduate degree required, preferably in a related discipline to HR (MBA, MS in Labor/Industrial Relations, or MS in Organizational Development.

  • Experience leading business Human Resources projects including process improvement, compliance and talent management

  • Deep understanding of business processes, project management methodologies, and leading practices

  • Proven ability to link HR strategy to business goals and be able to partner with colleagues to influence broader HR strategies and practices for the benefit of the organization

  • Exceptional judgment, demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and be creative in developing alternative solutions in a fast paced environment

  • Understands the importance of confidentiality

  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult issues

  • Ability to leverage data to formulate strategy and drive business results

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport with clients and colleagues

/ Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. / / / / L-3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks. /

Job: *Human Resources

Organization: *Division - Advanced Programs-20000022

Title: Director, Human Resources

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: 090634