Contract HR Specialist

Manhattan Temporary USD83,193 - USD99,832
  • Temp to Perm Opportunity
  • Role in Financial Services

About Our Client

My client is a leading Italian banking group, offers its services to 11.1 million customers through a nationwide network of approximately 4,000 branches and a market share no lower than 12% in most regions.

Job Description

  • Assist With:
    • Employee FMLA process and unemployment claims
    • Administration of company compensation and benefits program
    • Managing the employee on boarding and exit process
    • Inter company expatriate/international talent program and Immigration process
    • Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits and leave, disciplinary matters, performance management
    • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees and managers, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
    • Attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
    • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices


    • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with department managers and supervisors to understand skills and competencies required for openings
    • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verification's for on-boarding
    • Extend employment offers for both exempt and non-exempt position openings and ensure a successful on-boarding experience


    • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional license, and aptitude exams and certifications.
    • Assess training and development needs of staff through communication with department heads, managers and staff interviews
    • Creates, organizes, plans, and presents various forms of on-boarding, orientation and skill based training for employees
    • Present training and development programs using various forms and formats including group discussion, lecture, simulations, and videos
    • Maintain records of training and development initiatives, activities, attendance, results of tests and assessments, and retraining requirements
    • Acquire training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Undergraduate Degree or related professional/HR work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience in Human Resource Management/Administration, Talent Acquisition, Training & Development, Benefits Administration, Reporting or other established HR related functions
  • Extensive Human Resource Management knowledge, including applicable state, federal and New York City employment related laws, to ensure the company's compliance with all applicable employment regulations
  • Capacity to exercise independent judgment with discretion while utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management in a professional organization
  • Knowledge of Corporate & Investment Banking environment and activities preferred
  • Bilingual in English & Italian is a plus

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Benefits
  • Transit Benefit
  • Hybrid schedule to start
  • Potential Temp to Perm
Kelley Blackshear
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Generalist
Financial Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Kelley Blackshear
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