• Senior HR Generalist

    Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are excited to open up a Sr. HR Generalist position to join the team in Philadelphia! 


    This position will promote, communicate and implement HR strategies and initiatives for the assigned Business unit/region as well as build and maintain influential relationships by partnering with Management and our Strategic HR Business Partners You will also be an employee advocate and provide guidance on employment law, coordinate performance management, and resolve employee relations issues, acting as the local SME on human resources policies and procedures such as payroll, benefits, compensation, employee development, and recruiting. This role will provide tactical and consultative services for the full employment lifecycle and take responsibility for site-level oversight of facility needs, employee committee and events leadership, and health and safety requirements.


    In this role, your specific duties will be to

    • Provide support to assigned business locations by communicating, promoting and implementing human resources initiatives, programs and policies.
    • Provide guidance on employment law, supports and resolves employee relations issues. 
    • Assist in establishing an office culture supportive to business strategy and positive employee engagement efforts generated from engagement survey results for assigned locations.
    • Coordinate leave of absences and other benefit related matters for employees at assigned location. 
    • Provide input into the development of HR policies and processes in the employee guidebook; assists in implementing and communicating policies.
    • Develop and document procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and work with HR staff to educate Managers.
    • Maintain internal database files and generates custom reports as needed.
    • Conduct exit interviews for employees at assigned location; Monitors trends and works with Strategic HRBPs as needed
    • Ensure coordination of Site All Hands meetings
    • Maximize employee engagement efforts generated from engagement survey results for assigned location
    • Partner with Total Rewards COE in communication of compensation, benefits and related programs to staff as needed.
    • May lead local site Wellness, Outreach and Social Committees; at a minimum participates and ensures coordination of activities, events, functions, and outcomes reporting.
    • May provide new employee onboarding
    • May lead monthly local manager meetings as needed
    • Participate in global human resources projects as assigned; may lead projects as assigned
    • May partner as needed with business locations to determine human resource needs in the areas of organizational development (talent acquisition and development).
    • Attend weekly HR Site Lead Meetings

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


    Our ideal candidate will offer:



    • BS/BA degree preferably in business administration with major concentration in Human Resources or related field of study. PHR or SPHR certification preferred.


    • 5-7+ or more years in Human Resource generalist functions, including employee relations resolution with both staff and managers.
    • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills, makes recommendations
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local labor/human resources laws and regulations.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to influence and mediate conflict.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and confidentiality in all matters.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
    • Strong problem solving, communication and presentation skills.
    • Well organized and confident to work independently but will be a strong team player.
    • Advanced MS Office skills including Word and Excel are required. Proficient in PowerPoint and HRIS systems required.

    ERT is a growing and rewarding place to advance your career, especially for those who are passionate about finding solutions that improve lives – or save lives – for millions of people around the world.  Our success starts with caring and collaborative people, from the recent college grad who’s just getting started to the seasoned professional with a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience.  Together, we’re making a difference.

    ERT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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