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HR Generalist

Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Closes: 11 Dec 2020
Seattle, United States Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1906799581

We are seeking an outstanding Human Resources Generalist to join our Skanska USA Building HR Team. The ideal candidate will support our employees and managers in the Seattle area. If you have experience in Human Resources and are looking to join a dynamic, values-based culture, we want to meet you!

The HR Generalist will become a champion of Skanska's culture and values, partnering with our employees and managers to help them build, nurture, and cultivate their teams. It will be your role to be a team and organizational consultant, to help create People Solutions for Skanska. The HR Generalist will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise to support Skanska and its leaders to navigate and resolve issues while facilitating a positive relationship between our employees and managers.

What You'll Do:
  • Maintain a consistent visible presence on project sites and with departments and be the HR liaison for managers and teams leveraging strategic approaches while providing individual consulting services;
  • Partner directly with the HR Services team to ensure all requests are communicated clearly and aligned with established workflows ensuring that transactions can be completed in a timely manner;
  • Support alignment within and across business units and execute business processes with IT, Communications, Payroll, Benefits Related Subject Matter Experts, etc.;
  • Assist with organizing, interpreting, and presenting complex sets of data in a simplified and conclusive manner;
  • Conduct initial investigations on employment, workplace-harassment or code-of-conduct matters with oversight from local Business Partner;
  • Support strategic talent priorities, employee engagement, and team effectiveness;
  • Support the team to proactively develop and use collaborative and cooperative relationships to deliver our Great People strategy promoting the employer brand within and outside of the company.

We're Looking For:
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience required; degree in human resources management, labor relations, or a related field of study or Master's degree is highly desirable;
  • 3-5 years of experience as a human resources generalist; experience in large regional, the national, or global company highly desirable, construction experienced preferred;
  • Experience working with unions is highly preferred;
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and Oracle HCM (preferred);
  • Proven ability to build strong trusting relationships with a high level of professionalism and discretion.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

Skanska is one of the world's leading construction and development companies. In the U.S., Skanska's core operations include building construction, civil infrastructure, and developing self-financed commercial properties, which together generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28 metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution and offers competitive solutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018.

We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2019 by Forbes

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Skanska USA Human Resources ("Skanska HR") provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc., and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively "Skanska USA"). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies, or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered the property of Skanska HR.

Additional Information
  • Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
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