HR Generalist Job Description Template

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HR Generalist Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a (Human Resources) HR Generalist to join our team and implement various human resources programs.


  • Administer compensation and benefit plans
  • Assist in talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training & development initiatives
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace
  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies
  • Undertake tasks around performance management
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover rates
  • Organize quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
  • Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form
  • Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities
  • Ensure compliance with labor regulations


  • Proven experience as an HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of employment/labor laws
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; HRIS systems (e.g. PeopleSoft) will be a plus
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
  • BSc/BA in Business administration or relevant field
  • Additional HR training will be a plus

What does HR Generalist do?

A HR Generalist is responsible for a wide range of HR activities within an organization. On a day-to-day basis, their tasks may include:

  1. Recruitment: Screening resumes, conducting interviews, and assisting with the selection process for new employees.
  2. Onboarding: Ensuring a smooth onboarding process for new hires by coordinating orientation sessions, completing paperwork, and providing necessary information.
  3. Employee Relations: Assisting with employee relations issues, including conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and performance management.
  4. Policy Development and Implementation: Developing and updating HR policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  5. Benefits Administration: Managing employee benefits programs, including enrollments, claims, and resolving benefit-related issues.
  6. Training and Development: Identifying training needs, organizing and delivering training programs, and tracking employee development initiatives.
  7. HR Administration: Maintaining employee records, managing HR databases, and preparing HR-related reports.
  8. Compliance: Ensuring compliance with applicable labor laws, including managing employee documentation, data privacy, and confidentiality.
  9. Employee Engagement: Assisting with employee engagement initiatives, such as organizing events, surveys, and recognition programs.
  10. HR Project Management: Assisting with various HR projects, such as HR system implementations, policy rollouts, and employee engagement initiatives.

These tasks may vary depending on the organization's size, industry, and specific HR department structure.

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