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  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Function: HR Generalist
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  • Expiry Date: 07 November 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2163014_1633733904

Job Number: 2163014

HR Generalist
Hybrid, Menlo Park

The HR Generalist is responsible for answering questions and administering the activities for HR related programs, procedures and policies. Provide HR subject area support in the processing of transactions for benefits, staffing, training, compensation and data base administration. The work is routine in nature and actions, decisions are of limited complexity and can be completed using well documented policies, procedures and administrative guidelines.

Essential Functions

* Answers employee and management questions regarding HR policies, processes and other human resource related matters following prescribed responses.

* Assists or participates as a team member in the review and recommendations for process improvements, automation of information and services, system applications, operational efficiency and customer services.

* Performs human resource administrative activities following the application of policies, program procedures and process guidelines and regulatory requirements.

* Processes employee status change transactions such as transfers, reclassifications, promotions, leaves of absence, etc.

* Maintains systems of record for employees.

* Reviews change requests for accuracy, adherence to policies/guidelines, proper signature authorization and completeness.

Minimum Qualifications

* Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent

* Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

* Ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

* Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

* Ability to research and identify the appropriate prescribed response to customer inquiries.

* Ability to solve problems in a customer-focused environment.

* Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

* Knowledge of HR practices/policies related to benefits, staffing, compensation, etc.

* Knowledge of HR-related systems and software applications.

* Knowledge of Windows-based office software, computers and operating systems.

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