Full-Time

HR Generalist

KAYAK

KAYAK

1,001-5,000 employees

Online travel platform

AI & Machine Learning

$84000 - $111000

Annual Cash Bonus

Mid

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Requirements
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • 4+ years of demonstrated experience working as an HR Representative or equivalent in a generalist capacity
  • Expert knowledge of current employment legislation and an ability to apply this knowledge to real life employee relations issues
  • Ability to build solid relationships with the managers, people team, cross-functional internal partners and external providers/vendors
  • A client service bias, meeting and anticipating client needs
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, & confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive in a high-performance organization
  • High degree of adaptability and flexibility to change
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn our HRIS systems (Workday)
  • HR qualification e.g. PHR/ SHRM-CP a plus
  • Proficient with Google Suite / Microsoft Office Suite
Responsibilities
  • Build trust-based relationships with employees in the assigned teams to implement initiatives that drive the development objectives of KAYAK
  • Provide advice and support to managers and individual contributors to address employee relations and performance gaps, including mitigating risk, terminations, and managing situations that result in the best possible outcomes for the company, teams, and people
  • Coach and advise managers on a variety of employee issues including but not limited to: compensation, performance, management and leadership style, and compliance
  • Proactively partner with colleagues across a global team to ensure an integrated approach to HR service delivery
  • Collaborate and partner with P&C colleagues in Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Compensation, Diversity & Inclusion, and HR Operations to implement solutions and help scale the business
  • Ensure accuracy/compliance of employee data and files through regular review and audit
  • Provide HR support regionally to US employees maintaining compliance with local laws and regulations
  • Ensure that exiting employees are managed appropriately including system notifications, conducting exit interviews, and performance improvement plans
  • Work as part of the wider P&C team to manage cyclical processes including but not limited to: engagement surveys, performance management and merit cycle processes
  • Provide expertise in development and execution, planning, and facilitation of employee growth and retention efforts
  • Focus on data driven decisions & recommendations to solve business challenges
  • Able to use data to assess the effectiveness of people practices, programs, and processes
  • Contribute to an HR strategy that delivers business results while promoting employee advocacy
  • Proactively contribute to the P&C agenda and P&C function

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.2B

Headquarters

Stamford, Connecticut

Founded

2004

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

2%

Benefits

Wellness

Social Life

Education

Flexible Hours and Happier Days