Human Resources Generalist

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Currently, we are conducting interviews mostly over video.  We are voluntarily returning to the office, and require a vaccination to enter any business office at this time. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please reach out to recruiting@gafg.com.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. With differentiated investment and risk management capabilities, deep client relationships, and a strong financial foundation, the company has established a track record of delivering proven, value-added solutions and long-term growth. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers asset management and capital markets solutions across multiple strategies.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

At Global Atlantic, the role of Human Resources Generalist is an integral part of the business and human resources team. The HR Generalist will work report to the AVP, Human Resources Business Partner for Individual Markets, Operations & Marketing, and work closely with the other HRPS to support people activities and initiatives to improve business performance, prepare the talent of the future, and further the culture of Global Atlantic. As a hands-on expert, they will provide process and project support, metrics, employee relations, and change leadership to the business. Building partnerships across the HR function, the HR Generalist will proactively share information and collaborate with other HR Team Members to create efficient, consistent, and scalable solutions. Using HR metrics, the HR Generalist will identify trends and recommend options to improve performance, retention, and employee engagement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide thoughts and process design on HR solutions and initiatives for business unit or HR projects. Ensure process repeatability and scalability. May lead or participate in special and/or cross-functional project teams related to Company and/or Human Resources initiatives.
  • Recommend, refine, and use key scorecards and metrics to influence and drive decisions and actions for the business. Proactively partner across Global Atlantic’s HR team to make recommendations for programs and other enhancements.
  • Advise and strategize with leaders on compensation, recognition, goals and performance management, and employee relations. Ensure clear and effective linkage between goal setting, performance measurement and recognition/ reward.
  • Work closely with our Talent team to implement strong employee communications and engagement to promote the GA culture of continuous growth and development.
  • Provide support to the Employee Relations lead as needed by coaching managers on resolving employee relations issues. May guide and coach leaders through actions related to formal disciplinary procedures. Maintain working knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provide guidance and insight into talent needs and recruitment challenges, assist with job design and compensation benchmarking. Partner with hiring managers to ensure proper department on-boarding and training plans are developed.
  • Other Human Resources projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with prior HR experience strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are imperative to moving the business forward.
  • Ability work both independently and as an active member of both business and HR teams, both as an advisor and contributor.
  • Strong discretion in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information exhibited at all times

PREFERRED EXPERIENCES

  • Professional designation in HR a plus
  • A combination of HR experience in the following areas: performance management, process improvement, diversity and inclusion, business consulting, compensation and rewards, recognition programs, employee engagement, coaching and development, Talent management, conflict resolution, talent acquisition, and employee relations. Metrics and analytics, organizational design, and succession planning desired.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and recommendations
  • Intellectually curious
  • Exceptional listening skills and ability to relate to, influence, consult with and coach all levels in the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; high quality document preparation and presentation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Some travel required

This position is an in-office role. Our offices are expected to reopen in fall 2021. This role can work out of our Hartford, Des Moines, or Boston location. It is a requirement to be vaccinated in order to enter our offices.  If you required a covered accommodation, please work with your recruiter.

TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

 

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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