Associate, HR Business Partner (Boston)

Huron Consulting Group Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

The HR Associate is a member of the HR Business Partner (generalist) team with a focus on practice needs. This individual will interact with all levels. Plays a key role ensuring that HR-related projects and activities are designed, implemented, and managed to meet client expectations and business needs.

Position Details:

  • Act as a resource and advisor to practice management on human resources matters including: performance management, coaching, new hire on-boarding, integration and company policies and procedures.

  • Take lead role in human capital projects working closely with the HR Director such as Analytics, Core Capabilities Management and driving overall HR operational success.

  • Support human resource processes and procedures to ensure accurate, timely and consistent delivery to clients.

  • Consult with corporate specialists on pre-employment matters, relocations, work visas, benefits, leaves of absence, etc. Serve as a day-to-day point of contact within the practice to address employee HR questions and refer to appropriate corporate specialists as needed.

  • Ensure a smooth on-boarding experience for new hires, including post hire follow-up and integration.

  • Organize and provide support for midyear and year-end performance management process with follow-up on individual performance issues surfaced.

  • Identify process improvement possibilities and participate in improvement efforts, sharing best practices and ideas across practices.

  • Analyze employment practices (e.g., turnover, on boarding, engagement, etc.) prepare trend reports; analyze surveys and development recommendations for the practice.

  • Assume a key role on special projects such as the testing/rollout of new products/services.

  • Foster teamwork and a positive work environment through frequent collaboration with other

  • HR generalists in promoting best practices. Attend HR meetings and participate in training workshops, research and present HR topics of interest at staff meetings; participate and assist with training incoming HR staff on area of expertise.


  • Huron requires a Bachelor's Degree in a field related to this position.

  • Minimum of 3 years in an HR Generalist role.

  • Professional industry experience highly preferred.

  • Prior experience in one or more of the following areas:

o New hire integration

o Policy review and interpretation

o Performance management

o Employee relations

  • Strong ability to frame issues and solutions quickly and concisely.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to frame issues and solutions quickly and concisely.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.

  • Effective at building credibility quickly and maintaining relationships with clients, employees and HR partners.

  • Proven ability to manage confidential information.

  • Ability to work independently, a self-starter and proactive problem solver

About Huron:

At Huron, we're redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client's challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great worktogether.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace. Huron will consider qualified applications with criminal history in accordance with applicable laws.



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