Schlandria Edwards

Army 42A E-8, Active Duty

Crystal City, Arlington, VA

Years of Service: 18 years, July 2002 - Present

ETS July 2028


Experience

Special Project Team Lead, U. S. Army,
August 2020 - Present

Business Unit Liaison Specialist, U. S. Army,
July 2019 - July 2020

Assistant Manager Human Resources Department, U. S. Army,
November 2017 - July 2019

Education

Associate of Applied Science, Central Texas College,
April 2011 - December 2017

Work Experience

Special Project Team Lead August 2020 - Present

Army | 42A | E-8 | Crystal City, Arlington, VA, USA

  • Delivered accurate, complete, and timely reports.
  • Lived and worked, alongside host nation counterparts when necessary to gain trust and understand the host nation culture.
  • Provided the project management leadership to deliver projects on-time and on-budget, while capturing the learning and integration that organization needed.

Business Unit Liaison Specialist July 2019 - July 2020

Army | 42A | E-8 | Alexandria, VA, USA

  • Synchronized competitive analysis data and observed channels of business communication to provide clear understanding for leadership.
  • Successfully oversaw communications, and coordinated efforts between different entities as well as the general public.
  • Served as a key collaborator for cross-functioning teamwork while providing cultural familiarity.

Assistant Manager Human Resources Department November 2017 - July 2019

Army | 42A | E-7 | Fort Lee, VA, USA

  • Developed staffing strategies and implemented plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for position of responsibility.
  • Conducted periodic pay surveys, scheduled and conducted job evaluations, preparing pay budgets, and monitored and scheduled individual pay actions.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.

Manager Administration Department August 2014 - June 2016

Army | 42A | E-8 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Provided financial advice and guidance to upper management in order for leaders to make sound business decisions and meet company objectives.
  • Developed trends and projections for the department’s finances.
  • Conducted reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Army Achievement Medal

June 2019

Meritorious Service Medal

September 2017

Bronze Star Medal

April 2014

Joint Service Commendation Medal

May 2012

EDUCATION

Associate of Applied Science, General Studies

Central Texas College, Killeen, TX, USA

April 2011 - December 2017