HR Generalist
Homesite Insurance - Boston, MA

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Homesite Insurance Company is seeking a talented HR Generalist, who possesses good business acumen, enjoys a hands-on approach, and knows how to balance human capital needs with business imperatives. The ideal candidate must possess a range of functional human resources skills and experiences, with particular depth in employee relations, employee benefits, recruiting, candidate selection and performance management.

The HR Generalist will be responsible for handling employee relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits, and policy interpretation for our Boston Headquarters. This role will work closely with the business to improve manager and employee performance by identifying areas of opportunity, evaluating and implementing solutions, coaching/counseling managers and employees.

Responsibilities: *
  • Provide HR oversight, guidance and counseling to business partners within the Boston office; ensure deep understanding of business drivers, and bring solutions that are in alignment with Homesite policies and practices. *
  • Lead HR recruitment efforts for site -- support outsourced vendor in bringing quality candidates into the organization and ensure successful on-boarding process. *
  • Maintain benefit programs by administering plans and providing information to employees *
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions *
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends *
  • Bring expertise to the broader HR team by leveraging employee relations, compensation or benefits practice knowledge; work on a variety of projects as member of HR team *
  • Keep up to date on current HR practices by participating in educational opportunities, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations *
  • 7+ years of proven experience as a self-directed Generalist *
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, relationship building and organizational skills *
  • Keen business acumen -- ability to identify trends, recommend solutions, and provide follow through post implementation *
  • Familiarity with employment law including FMLA, FLSA, and ADA *
  • Ability to develop strong, professional relationships across the organization *
  • MS Office *
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent *
  • Ability to travel (10%) *
  • Experience in Financial Services preferred *
  • Strong HRIS skills, familiarity with ADP and Taleo products a plus

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