HR generalist Job Description

Skills, Responsibilities and Job Description Template for HR generalist

Job Description

We are looking for a HR generalist to help us bring in and develop talent in our team. The HR department will depend on your assistance in a number of important functions such as staffing, compensation and benefits, and training and development.

You'll be a champion of our culture and values, partnering with our business leaders to help us build our organization.


  • Employee relations contact to assist employees and managers in resolving issues and grievances
  • Assess employee development needs, make recommendations, and implement appropriate solutions
  • Oversee the performance cycle and the engagement survey
  • Provide guidance and input on workforce planning, succession planning, compensation, benchmarking, etc
  • Use data to inform and guide decisions and policies

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in HR business partner / employer relations capacity
  • Good judgment, and skills; strong communication and influence skills are required
  • Familiarity with high-performing HR systems and have the ability to successfully implement and support in an ongoing capacity
  • Strong understanding of HR programs including compensation, performance management, and leadership development
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

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