Senior Coordinator, People & Culture

Position Title: Senior Coordinator, People & Culture

Location: Washington, D.C.

Reports to: Vice President, People & Culture

Company Background: Managed Funds Association (MFA), based in Washington, DC, New York, Brussels, and London, represents the global alternative asset management industry. MFA’s mission is to advance the ability of alternative asset managers to raise capital, invest, and generate returns for their beneficiaries. MFA advocates on behalf of its membership and convenes stakeholders to address global regulatory, operational, and business issues. MFA has more than 170 member firms, including traditional hedge funds, credit funds, and crossover funds, that collectively manage nearly $2.2 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time.

Position Summary: The Senior Coordinator, People & Culture will work closely with the Vice President, People & Culture and other teams to support people and culture initiatives and programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute people and culture functional areas including but not limited to talent and performance management, learning and development, culture, recognition, morale, and health and safety.
  • Assists with recruitment of qualified job applicants for open positions to include collaborating with hiring managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings, interviewing, and facilitating required hiring procedures.
  • Assists with the onboarding of new team members. Conducts new hire orientations and offboarding meetings.
  • Supports the implementation and delivery of people and culture programs (i.e., internship program, performance management, learning and development, employee experience).
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from job applicants, staff members, and managers, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the Vice President, People & Culture.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory staff training and professional development.
  • Supports compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes/employment law, and new technologies in people and culture.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in human resources management or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a human resources generalist related role or similar, preferably with a nonprofit association.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented culture that values the importance of being a good teammate, communicator, and partner to the firm’s members.
  • Ability to perform with high integrity and maintain high ethics and confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical, written, verbal and presentation skills; intermediate level competency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate, self-start, think ahead, problem solve, and engage proactively.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and prioritize.
  • Knowledge of human resource regulations and employment laws.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn HRIS systems and other evolving technologies.