HR Generalist

Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago




Marsh is seeking candidates for the following position which could be based in Phoenix, AZ, Overland Park, KS or NYC.

HR Generalist

What you can expect?

As our HR Generalist, you will have front row access to and functional responsibilities for onboarding, employee relations, policy & procedures, compensation, employee development and other special projects that are at the foundation of creating a positive work environment. You'll support the HR Business Partner(s) on these efforts and this role is often the training ground for our future HR Business Partners.

You'll work closely with a Senior HR Business Partner to help support the employees and managers within our Digital, Data & Analytics, Affinity and Insurer Consulting teams which offers a unique combination of global reach and specialized expertise with core capabilities in underwriting, technology, distribution and capital. The employee population size is approximately 200 people. You'll be a critical member of the team often acting as the first point of contact for employee relations issues, progressive counseling and data analysis to identify key trends to help shape our people strategy.

What's in it for you?

  • A company with a strong Brand and strong results to match.

  • Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership with HR from the business.

  • Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations.

  • Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), Full benefits package starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, generous 401k match AND contribution.

  • After six months, eligible for up to $10k tuition reimbursement per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Entitled to 17 days of vacation, three personal days, time off to give back to your community, ten sick days, and nine company holidays (with early dismissal).

We'll count on you to:

  • Provide support to HR Business Partners in the areas of talent acquisition, management coaching, performance management, time and attendance, and other special projects.

  • Proactively implementing a variety of HR initiatives designed to ensure a positive and productive work environment.

  • Support leaders with the processing of HR transactions including new hires, terminations, transfers, promotions, etc.

  • Prepare various H.R. reports (ad hoc and regularly scheduled) from various HR systems or resources, analyzes data and prepares summary quantitative and qualitative analyses for dissemination.

  • Assist in the year end compensation process and performance review program.

  • Manage sensitive and confidential employee relations matters, organizational changes, planning and protecting the security of information.

  • Respond to various queries from managers and employees.

  • Exercise individual judgment while dealing with potential employee issues and bringing them to management's attention.

  • Conduct research, gathering data and information, in analyzing statistical information for report generation.

  • Participate in staff training and programs and recommends additional resources as needed.

  • Handle employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.

What you need to have:

  • 3 - 5 years of work experience in Human Resources as a Generalist or Coordinator.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • Able to provide support to employees and managers who are not co-located with the colleague.

  • Understanding of relevant employment laws

  • Experience dealing with large sets of employee data

What makes you stand out:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and training skills.

  • Experience with employee hiring, onboarding and orientations.

  • Able to provide support to employees and managers who are not co-located with the colleague.

  • Proactive, client service mentality.

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal

Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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