• HR Generalist

    Avanade Inc.Atlanta, GA 30309

    Job #901798695

  • Role Overview

    As a Business HR Consultant, you will be responsible for human resources administration for the Corporate Functions. You will be involved in efforts across multiple HR functional areas including: employee relations, performance management, regional communications, and culture building. You will also interpret HR policies, programs, and procedures and act as a liaison to the global HR departments: HCS, Communications, and Recruiting.

    Key Responsibilities

    Day-to-day you will:

    -Collaborate with HR leadership to plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate the human resources function and performance within the global Corporate Functions. -Prepare, coordinate, and support practice managers/business managers on disciplinary actions, terminations, and reductions in force. Partnering with country and regional HR colleagues, as appropriate. -Prepare, coordinate, and implement Avanade's annual appraisal process. Ensure all employees receive feedback and ensure all appraisals are completed and agreed on by leadership team before bonus is paid. -Prepare, coordinate, and support Managers on disciplinary actions, terminations, and reductions in force. -Participate and the onboarding and employee engagement processes for the Corporate Functions. -Participate in the development of the plans and programs of the global Corporate Functions as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people. -Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans. -Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues. Partner with employees at all career levels. -Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resources discipline. -Continue improving the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of the organization. -Manage and update HR Databases/systems and enable maximum benefit to be derived from the systems. -Participate in HR Task Forces as assigned. -Deliver to HR Administration, Business Partners, and employee relations focus areas. -Review, validate, create, and implement HR Programs and contribute to Performance Management focus areas.


    -About 2-6 years of professional experience in a Human Resources role.

    -Generalist background in compensation/benefits, HR administration, retention, recruitment and performance management. -Demonstrated success in delivering and executing impactful and efficient HR programs -Knowledge of applicable regional employment laws; global employment law knowledge preferred

    -SPHR /PHR certification preferred

    Behavioral Competencies Required: -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -Ability to work with global employees at all career levels within the organization -Ability to take initiative with little or no supervision -Maintains a positive outlook -Works constructively under pressure -Responds resourcefully when challenges arise -Accepts responsibility for actions -Adaptability for learning and change -Effective presentations -Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships -Sound judgment & decision making -Ability to exceed customer expectations -Solid organization & time management skills

    • Attention to detail and an ability to produce a quality work product. Successful in getting into the detail.

    Preferred Education Background:

    You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in HR, Business, Psychology, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree preferred.

    Employment Transparency Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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    Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at ~~~ or call ~~~ and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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    Updated 05/21/2019

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