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HR Specialist

Company: Department of Population Medicine
Location: Quincy
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in becoming part of a dynamic team that is looking to innovate and improve?

Would you like to work for a company that has been rated by the BBJ (15 yrs) as one of the best places to work?

Do you want to be part of a company that is committed to giving back to the community?

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join our organization as a HR Specialist. The HR Specialist is responsible will support the human resources business partner team and act as the liaison between the HRBPs and employees. This individual will assist employee inquiries as it relates to policy, HR process and system related questions. This role will collaborate closely with HRBPs to help support and manage organizational design, talent assessment, employee engagement and performance management strategies. This individual will support employee relations and compliance and will be expected to handle basic employee relations questions and concerns. This individual will have a desire to grow their career through Human Resources with excellent communication, collaboration and organization skills required. Experience with Workday preferred


  • Handles employee and management requests related to human resources issues, rules, and regulations, performance management processes and policy interpretation
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties including the creation of reports relating to employee activities, tracking reduction in force paperwork, exit interviews and managing unemployment claims
  • Leads small projects that are identified through the HRBPs regarding data requests, process improvement and new project roll outs
  • Support HR department to ensure legal compliance such as completion and administration of EEO-1 and VETS reporting
  • Coordinates provision of subpoenaed and employee requested records
  • Handle minor complaints and employee relations procedures
  • Works with compensation to retrieve job descriptions and employee records as requested by the HRBPs
  • Produces a variety of standard computer-based and manual reports, which may include wage history reports, performance appraisal completion reports, employee survey reports, etc.Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years in human resources preferred
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly collaborative with business partners and department coworkers.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Workday a plus.
  • Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.


  • Work-Life-Flexibility
  • Paid volunteer time off (up to 3 days annually)
  • Open Time Off
  • Annual Mini-Grant of $500 donated to a non-profit organization of the employee's choice
  • Educational Reimbursement

Working Environment

Must be able to work under normal office conditions and work from home as required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Keywords: Department of Population Medicine, Quincy , HR Specialist, Other , Quincy, Massachusetts

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