Human Resources Specialist

The Boston Consulting Group Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago



Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.


Total compensation for this role includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, contributions to BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF), and a market leading benefits package described below.

At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees - and their eligible family members.

  • That's zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks.

All of our plans provide best in class coverage:

  • Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children

  • Low $5 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs

  • Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 (USD) in orthodontia benefits

  • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually

  • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities

  • Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years

  • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement

  • Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We go deep to unlock insight and have the courage to act. We bring the right people together to challenge established thinking and drive transformation. We work with our clients to build the capabilities that enable organizations to achieve sustainable advantage. We are shaping the future. Together.

And we are looking for an HR Specialist to add to our team!

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment?

Are you looking for a broad and varied HR role that will challenge you to be a better HR professional?

The HR Specialist will provide generalist HR support to our Great Lakes team including employee onboarding, benefits and compensation administration, policy interpretation, employee file maintenance, HR communications, and more. The HR Specialist will regularly interact with all levels of employees in our Minneapolis office, other North America HR teams, and the Regional and Global HR teams.

As a member of BCG's Human Resources team, we will lean on you to help us develop, deploy, and retain the best talent in the market. We will work together to manage the life cycle of our BCGers and the day-to-day operations of HR. In this role, you will have the opportunity to display your exceptional customer service, problem solving, and analytical skills!

BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and unlocking your potential to advance the world.BST is the operational heart of our business and is invaluable to our success. Roles such as finance, human resources, risk, and IT, help propel BCG forward. BST employees support the core of the organization and provide outstanding value to the business. As a BST member, you will work with inspiring, talented, dedicated, and curious colleagues in an energizing, fast-paced environment in which people are treated with respect and help one another to succeed. Working at BCG provides you with the opportunity to grow through interesting and challenging work and to have an active voice in your personal career development.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, HR or related field strongly preferred

  • 2-5 years of business experience, preferably at a high touch environment with professional staff

  • Familiarity with federal and state employment and labor laws

  • Computer proficiency in Windows, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Strong analytical abilities required

Key Qualifications:

  • Meticulous attention to detail and follow-through is a must; performs tasks with high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness

  • Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to handle competing priorities and work effectively in a challenging, fast- paced environment

  • Recognize and maintain highest levels of confidentiality

  • Must perform well under pressure, take initiative, and handle multiple tasks at the same time with strong attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective working relationships with staff while demonstrating a positive, personal and professional image; highly responsive

  • Ability to analyze and present data in a meaningful way

  • Project self-confidence, authority, and enthusiasm

  • Flexible team player; outstanding customer service orientation and qualities

  • Ability to handle personnel matters and difficult situations with extreme poise, tact and to maintain confidentiality at all times and exhibit good judgment

  • Ability to work independently, to take initiative and to overcome obstacles

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with BCG's values and culture

  • Experience working successfully within a complex matrix and structured organization is essential

  • Collaborating with the Great Lakes HR team to provide general support for local staff including contributing to on-boarding, leave-of-absence management, off-boarding, and employee relations

  • Interpreting, implementing and answering inquiries related to HR benefits, payroll, policies and procedures, while ensuring consistency and thoughtfully navigating grey areas

  • Creating and maintaining a variety of reports and audits for the Great Lakes HR function including attrition and turnover, people movements, form I-9 tracking, and others

  • Contributing to projects and process improvements for the Great Lakes HR team as needed.

  • Actively participating in the broader HR community including regional/global initiatives and projects

  • Other duties, as assigned

You will be working in the Minneapolis office as part of a dynamic Great Lakes human resources team based in Chicago and Detroit comprised of an HR Manager, HR Lead, HR Generalist, HR Senior Specialist, and HR Specialist. As a team, we support 700+ staff, providing on-the-ground support to a growing group of high performing Consultants and Business Services team members.

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