Hub International HR Generalist in Chicago, Illinois
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When you join the team at HUB International, you become part of the 5th largest global insurance broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Becoming a part of HUB means that you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced team environment supported by over 14,000 professionals in 500 offices across North America. You will be able to actively contribute to our track record of year over year growth fueled by innovative new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and a great team of people. As part of our talent engine, you will exemplify our strong core values which drive our unique corporate culture. HUB’s entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our people, products and philanthropic initiatives and we are passionate about our talent!
The Corporate Human Resources Generalist will provide support for Corporate employees across Hub. The position is located in the Chicago Loop area and will also remotely support employees across the US and Canada. Position will allow some flexibility to work from home. This role reports to the VP, Corporate HR and HR Compliance Lead.
HR Generalist support - Provide HR support to corporate employees across US and CAN. Assist with system updates, employee questions, recruiting support, and projects for several Corporate organizations and across the HR Functions. May have an opportunity to help support one or more corporate teams directly.
System updates and talent transactions – Provide centralized support for day-to-day HRIS ticket requests and data updates. Ensure data accuracy and efficient and timely HRIS updates. Follow through promptly on employee and leader requests and inquiries.
Communication Lead – As the Corporate HR team’s communication lead, will collaborate with team members and HR SME’s, create and deliver relevant content, and educate managers and employees about key talent processes and initiatives.
This individual will interact with HUB’s executive leadership team. With guidance, this role will need to understand the business, troubleshoot talent issues, and address employee questions directly and/or by leveraging HR shared services (payroll, recruiting, benefits, etc.).
Employee Experience Project leadership – Role will be responsible for employee experience initiatives. These may include: Onboarding, local and broad corporate engagement initiatives (HUB Culture Club in Chicago, Employee Appreciation Day) and a focus on community outreach and employee giving.
Project support - Participate in talent initiatives to create and implement talent best practices across HUB. These projects focus on all aspects of an employee’s lifecycle, including recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee engagement, employee development, succession planning, and other aspects of an employee’s work experience.
Talent and Organizational Development support – Position will assist and lead a variety of learning initiatives with corporate employees including new hire orientation and specific modules of our manager and employee training curriculum.
Employee relations and advocacy- May assist managers and employees to resolve employee relations issues including coaching, researching/investigating situations and recommending solutions that address business needs.
Data Analytics & Insights – Leverage various digital tools and spreadsheets to collect, analyze, and communicate key data to leaders to facilitate educated and informed business decision making.
Cross-HR collaboration – Work with field HR and corporate SME colleagues to deliver the best employee experience to our internal customers.
Mergers and Acquisitions – Support M&A activities as needed
At least 2-3 years of HR experience including updating and leveraging HRIS systems (Workday preferred), project support, employee engagement initiatives, and experience working directly with employees.
Experience working with HR SME teams like payroll, benefits, compensation, and recruiting, to answer employee and manager questions and deliver on key initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, Communications, or a related field.
PHR certification is desirable.
Experience in the insurance/financial services industry and/or experience with technology clients preferred
A solid understanding of the ever-changing state laws and proficiency or a desire to learn about HR legal requirements across the US and Canada is preferred.
Experience remotely supporting employees in multiple locations and countries is desirable.
Demonstrated computer proficiency – Excel, PowerPoint, and Workday (HRIS) are essential. Familiarity with Kronos is also helpful.
Experience keeping track of and processing multiple types of employee transactions across HRIS systems.
Proven oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact at all levels
Detail oriented and organized when reviewing, consolidating, and manipulating employee data.
Project management skills and demonstrated opportunities to drive change initiatives in the organization
Ability to influence business decisions using data analysis and analytics.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing business needs and demands.
Adaptability and ability to handle ambiguous situations.
Success driving local/on-site community building and engagement initiatives.
Department Human Resources
Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
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About HUB International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.