JVT Advisors

HR Generalist

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length: 6+ Months

Job Summary: Experienced generalist who can serve as a point of contact for employee process/policy questions as well as manage updates to Workday to ensure that employee and organizational data is complete. In this role, you may also be asked to help support ad hoc projects, like writing job descriptions, exit interviews, managing communications, partnering with vendors and organizing training. The ideal candidate will also have employee relations experience, enjoy problem solving, building relationships and have a deep curiosity for understanding how things can be done more efficiently. This is a contract position with an opportunity to convert to full time for the right candidate


  • Partner with the HRBP team to understand current processes and policies
  • Support Workday HR processes such as transfers, reorganizations, shift changes, compensation changes, etc.
  • Manage ad hoc report requests in partnership with HRIS team
  • Engage with employees and managers to resolve employee questions
  • Respond to employee relations concerns as needed
  • Develop effective working relationships across HR functions to understand key process requirements and drive efficient resolution of problems that may arise.


  • A minimum of 3-year experience working in a corporate HR environment
  • A minimum of 1 year experience using Workday or other HRIS system.
  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.
  • Ability to anticipate problems before they happen, seek ways to continuously improve our work, and have a relentless sense of urgency.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – you are communicative.MS Outlook and Excel skills are required.
  • Word and PowerPoint experience desirable.
  • You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others.
  • A natural ability to be organized in how you think, communicate, and conduct your work.
  • A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo
  • Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together.

Rob Wallace

Technical Recruiter

Rob works on the Contract team. His goal as a recruiter is to continue to establish long-term professional and personal relationships with top-performing HR professionals throughout the Greater Boston area.

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