HR Generalist

Apr 2, 2019
Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)

We are looking for a driven and experienced individual to develop and execute all Human Resources strategies. The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of HR processes and practices. He/she will fulfill 5 core HR functions: recruitment and selection, orientation, maintenance of appropriate working conditions, management of employee relations, trainings and development.

 Assist with all internal and external HR related matters;
 Process employment paperwork;
 Assist in recruitment by implementing activities, such as candidate sourcing, screening, and interviewing;
 Coordinate employee development plans and performance management;
 Set long and short-term goals for HR function; participate in company-wide strategi planning and initiatives;
 Conduct new hire orientation and onboarding activities to assure a smooth transition to the organization;
 Update the Policy Handbook as required;
 Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values;
 Work closely with teams to cultivate a positive work environment and develop employee engagement programs;
 Organize trainings & development initiatives;
 Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities;
 Provide coaching, consultation and support that contributes to the needs and business
direction of the organization;
 Organize quarterly and annual employee performance reviews;
 Manage specific HR projects and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives;
 Assist with budget monitoring and payroll.

 Master’s degree in social studies or relevant field;
 5+ years of experience as an HR Coordinator;
 Strong working knowledge of HR processes and practices;
 Deep understanding of Labor Law and employment equity regulations;
 Excellent communication skills with emphasis on confidentiality, tact and diplomacy;
 Excellent organizational and listening skills;
 Excellent record keeping skills;
 Remarkable organizational and conflict management skills;
 Creativity and self-motivation to solve unique and complex issues;
 An in-depth knowledge of local and global HR related compliance/laws;
 Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet daily deadlines;
 Comfortability with working in a fast-paced, open office environment

All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to [email protected] Please indicate the title of the position “HR Generalist” in the subject line of your e-mail. FAST is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is conceived as a comprehensive platform to foster technological and scientific breakthroughs in Armenia. FAST aims to revive the country’s strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) traditions, establishing a favorable regime for the innovative environment, fostering science and technology education, and actively developing a venture capital ecosystem.
One of the most pivotal tasks of FAST is to engage tech and scientific communities in raising the profile of Armenia as a hub for technological and scientific discoveries and developments.


Note: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics protected by law.

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