Senior HR Associate

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International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req45055

Job Title: Senior HR Associate

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 30.00 – 36.00 Hourly

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Job Description

Job Overview:  
The Senior Human Resources Associate is part of the HR Operations team. In this role you will support evolving enterprise HR data reporting needs. The Senior Associate is accountable for working with HR counterparts to increase data capture adoption, thereby improving delivery of reporting and analytics. This role also supports other operations initiatives and process documentation needs across the team.

Major Responsibilities: 
Serve as lead Operations business analyst for all Workday enhancements including but not limited to defining requirements, test planning and organization communications
Act as a first-line “go-to” for employee inquiries about IRC policies, resources and programs, independently resolving requests and advancing to HR Partners as needed
Own all administrative aspects of HR communications and reporting for the HR Operations team
Creation, management, and enhancement of standard controls and reporting
Timely management of ad hoc requests
Ensure effective day-to-day transaction management processes are defined (Workday initiation, changes, approvals, compliance etc.)
Participates in quarterly workforce plan reviews and reporting conversations with hiring managers, business leaders, finance, and people business partners to drive in-budget / on-target execution.
Partners with HR Partners and Recruiting analytics teams to design and refine dashboards and reports that allow Finance and the Business to effectively manage headcount.
Provide backup during busy periods to HR Associates
Participate in the implementation of global HR initiatives, working with other colleagues and clients to help identify and create streamlined and scalable process improvements across the function
Deliver Workday training to other employees that process transactions in the system 
Communicate and document issues reported by employees during training and raise as needed

Job Requirements:  
Work Experience: 
3 + years experience in an HR support function or Client Service role
Experience in a large, matrixed organization and/or within a non-profit setting a plus

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 
  • Ability to build partnerships, address issues with creative solutions and to deliver results
  • Foundational knowledge of HR concepts, or the ability to ramp quickly on new topics
  • Demonstrated ability and fulfillment in operating with a client service approach, and building and fostering positive working relationships; highly resourceful
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to run reports and use basic data outputs to tell a high-level story
  • Self-motivated, ability to plan, prioritize and problem solve independently
  • Flexibility, adaptability and resilience in working in a constantly evolving environment
  • Working knowledge and understanding of federal and multi-state employment laws; PHR or PHR/CA is a plus
  • Outstanding capabilities in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; 
  • Experience in Workday and applicant tracking systems

Working Environment:  
Standard office working environment with the ability to work remote 2-3 days per week 

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: 
In accordance with IRCs duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: 
IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits:
We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles. 

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

IRC et les employs de IRC doivent adhrer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont lIntgrit, le Service, et la Responsabilit. En conformit avec ces valeurs, IRC opre et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bnficiaires contre lexploitation et les abus, la protection de lenfant, le harclement sur les lieux de travail, lintgrit financire, et les reprsailles. 

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