Human Resources Generalist-Global Investment Company Midtown NY 90k-100k DOE PERM

The Human Resources Generalist will provide support across the business with the Senior HR Generalist. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to gain broad experience working in the HR space. The fast-paced nature of the business requires candidates who possess multi-tasking abilities, strong follow up skills and the ability to operate under time pressure. Flexibility, strong communication and interpersonal skills, team playing ability and attention to detail is required.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:
•Work with Sr. Generalist to conduct screening and interviews for exempt & non-exempt openings; facilitate overall recruitment/pre-employment process
•Build presence and relationships with key MBA schools including coordination of campus recruiting trips, presentations and campus relationship management
•Use data, knowledge and experience to identify efficiencies and enhancements in approach and execution of hiring
•Manage day-to-day employee relations matters including employee/manager disputes and exit interviews
•Build credibility by becoming well versed in the business and developing a comprehensive understanding of HR strategies, policies and procedures.
•Understand requirements and work with the hiring managers in preparing job specifications.
•Develop and execute effective candidate sourcing strategies with a focus on quality, time and cost.
•Ensure a robust selection process is carried out and act as an advisor on appropriate and fit for purpose methods within a competency based environment. Play an active part in the selection process including competency and motivational fit interviewing.
•Ensure hiring managers are responsive, provide detailed and relevant feedback and conduct their role in the recruitment process in a timely and effective manner.
•Be the liaison point internally and externally throughout the process.
•Ensure all relevant approvals and budgets are in place.
•Complete administrative and co-ordination requirements throughout the recruitment cycle accurately and promptly.
•Develop candidate pools and candidate pipelines.
•Ensure the accurate recording and monitoring of recruitment activity at all times.
•Serve as first point of contact for employees in matters of HR programs, policies and procedures. Address and resolve requests, concerns and inquiries using judgment and discretion to escalate as appropriate.

Employee Relations/Training
•Build relationships with business leaders and other employees; act as a trusted advisor to the business to ensure issues are dealt with efficiently and effectively.
•Work on the development and implementation of HR programs; assist with the roll out of key HR processes (e.g. Compensation and Benefits, Leadership Development, Performance Management, etc.) to ensure they are successfully planned, communicated, managed and delivered with seamless execution
•Special projects and reports
•Partnering with external consulting firms to learn, implement and manage best practices related to employee training, retention and career development
•Support firm’s annual promotion processes and coordinate promotion nomination process
•Support all employee retention initiatives
•Assist in facilitating employee training programs
•Partner with marketing team on firm’s social media efforts

Minimum Requirements:
•Bachelors Degree
•6-7 years HR generalist experience; Financial Services industry required
•Excellent judgment and trustworthiness with highly confidential information
•Solid analytical skills
•Team-oriented with the ability to work independently
•Organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize and multi-task
•Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
•Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, HRIS)
•High ethical standards, ability to work with discretion, and maintain the highly confidential nature of all human resources work.
•Natural interest in recruitment and talent acquisition as well as HR Generalist activities
•Understands and demonstrates excellence in client service
•Proactive in approach to work and relationships
•Solution and results driven