HR Generalist

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At Terminal, we build skilled remote engineering teams for the top companies in tech. More than just recruiting, Terminal takes care of everything remote teams need to thrive – from little things like managing office logistics to big things like benefits, legal, and community. We identify emerging tech hubs around the globe and connect the top engineers with the most compelling companies. We exist because we just don't believe that geographical barriers should get in the way of putting the best people at the best companies and helping them thrive.  Backed by top venture firms like [8VC, Cathay Innovation, Carolwood] KPCB, Craft, Thiel Capital and more, Terminal is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Kitchener-Waterloo, Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, Guadalajara and rapidly expanding into new geographies.

Working within the Human Resources team, this role will offer intermediate level HR support. This position requires an individual who will demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and independence with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The individual must have the ability to multi-task and adapt to change in a fast paced dynamic environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Support global mobility requirements including business travel visas, permanent relocation assistance, work permit applications etc.

  • First point of HR contact to assist with employee inquiries ensuring appropriate follow-up and responsiveness. (ie. managing the HR inbox)

  • Create & maintain reports to update senior leadership and other key stakeholders on key performance indicators

  • Leverage the HRIS to provide data and insight on various aspects including turnover metrics etc.

  • Provide advice, guidance and assistance to management and employees regarding the interpretation of Company policies

  • Identify solutions to simplify, automate and improve processes, HR initiatives, policies etc.

  • Manage and maintain the HR shared drive and other HR systems

  • Create content for HR’s contribution to monthly Terminal newsletter 

  • Define and document HR processes in order to provide consistent, efficient and effective support to the business

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices

  • Support the annual performance management process for all employees

  • Participate in various Human Resources initiatives and projects in support of Company goal, including providing HR support for other Terminal expansion areas (eg. Mexico)

  • Support the administration of HR related programs such as policy and procedure development and implementation

What You Bring

  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate in Human Resources would be an asset

  • Minimum 4+ years of Human Resource Generalist experience required (preferred experience in a technical environment)

What You Have

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of employment legislation across provinces

  • Strong customer service, relationship building & problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently while exercising mature judgment and decision-making

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and organizational skills

  • Unrivaled attention to detail & an analytical mindset is a must

  • Strong technical skills are required (Excel, G-Suite etc)

  • Project Management skills would be an asset

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Terminal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

We thank all applicants for their interest.