Vanderlande North America

  • Human Resources Assistant

    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The HR Assistant will support our busy HR department and will be responsible for providing administrative support for the department, assisting with the hiring process, entering a high volume of employment records into our HR database (Workday) and scheduling meetings. Teamplay, commitment and ownership are key values in our team. The position reports to the HR Manager.


    • Handles all employee change transactions and maintains electronic personnel files.
    • Confirms accuracy and maintains all data entered in Workday and other databases and assures information is available on a timely basis.
    • Provides general administrative support to all HR Business Partners and Benefits Specialist such as preparing correspondence, prepare new hire documentation, processing termination, processing confidential reports and document management.
    • Assists with sensitive and confidential matters like employee relations, payroll data and organizational changes.
    • Administrative assistance to the Vice President of Human Resources.
    • Assists with bi-weekly new hire onboarding.
    • Coordinate meetings, prepare and distribute meeting minutes as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Basic Qualifications:

    • 2 or 4- year degree in Human Resources or Business Administration.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Administration.
    • Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with HRIS/Workday, compensation, benefits or payroll.



    • General knowledge and understanding of current HR policies and practices
    • Effective problem-solving skills.
    • Able to present information in forms, tables, and spreadsheets.
    • Possesses excellent multi-tasking, organizational skills and Planning skills and pay close attention to details.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (possessing strong written and verbal interpersonal skills).
    • Demonstrated self-starter (proactive, taking initiative), have a strong sense of urgency to accomplish all company goals and respond to customers.
    • Able to handle demanding deadlines, mange time effectively, prioritize tasks and follow-up as needed.
    • Possesses a high degree of professionalism.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality.


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