New York, NY


Our premier, forward thinking law firm client is a global business. They rely on a team of dedicated professionals to make one of the world’s top law firms run effectively. When you join their business services team, you’ll be part of a highly regarded firm with sophisticated, wide-ranging practices, forward thinking business leaders and an extensive global footprint that distinguishes us from their peers.

They are searching for an HR Generalist who will work with the Manager and HR Business Partner to support various business services groups and legal practice areas. As a member of the US HR team, you will work to bring together HR services across the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, orientation, compensation, learning & development, and employee relations, as well as engagement, culture, and diversity and inclusion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist managers and employees in understanding and applying people tools, policies, and procedures to maximize employee performance, achieve organizational effectiveness, improve employee engagement, and ensure legal compliance.
  • Analyze data, understand trends, and develop proactive solutions to further support business objectives.
  • Monitor and provide support to the business during annual processes such as performance reviews, calibration, compensation and rewards, and headcount planning.
  • Work closely with HR Transactions team members to implement specific HR processes and transactions to support employee and manager-generated requests.
  • Assist with business services recruiting and participate in interviews.
  • Complete ad-hoc projects, reporting and tasks as required with cross-functional HR / Partner teams, working on or leading projects/programs.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management and employees on employee relation matters.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Outstanding organizational awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply knowledge of employment law and human resources policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend solutions that effectively resolve people and operational problems or issues consistent with firm standards, practices, policies and applicable rules, regulations, and laws.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the resolution of interpersonal conflicts at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated understanding of business process and how to change and improve to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities and consistently deliver high quality results in a timely manner.
  • Superior ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and in person on an individual, small, and large group situation.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Human Resource generalist experience.
  • Minimum 5 years Human Resource related experience.

Physical Activity/Other Miscellaneous

  • Ability to work outside standard business hours as needed.
  • Flexibility to travel to other firm offices if needed.

Salary: 90,000-110,000
Date Active: 2.3.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt