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HR Generalist

Bellevue, Wa, Washington, United States

Ref#: 3472

Date published: 01/26/18

Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a privately-held, global invention and investment business that creates, incubates and commercializes impactful inventions. Led by avid inventor and technology leader Nathan Myhrvold, IV has spun out more than a dozen companies with the power to transform industries. Intellectual Ventures partners with and employs many of the world’s top inventors working on the edge of technological advances to push innovation forward and serve both the developed and developing world. The company creates new inventions, invests in existing inventions and partners with individuals, universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access to these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs. More than a dozen companies with the power to transform industries have spun out from IV, and more are to come. You can learn more about IV on, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

We’re looking for a HR Generalist to deliver high quality HR support to a number of clients across critical HR programs.   The person in this role will work with other HR team members to assist in the day-to-day delivery of HR services including leadership coaching, talent management, employee relations issues as well as project management of HR initiatives and programs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment, demonstrate strong communication skills and possess keen interpersonal skills.

  • Work with HR Business Partners to deliver against HR priorities within client groups.
  • Support HR Business Partners with processing of bonuses, contractor conversions, job leveling, compensation modeling, and maintaining documentation for team practices.
  • Partner with the compensation team to determine appropriate job levels and compensation for employees.
  • Partner with recruiting team and clients when needed to support hiring processes and decisions.
  • Guide and implement decisions pertaining to transfers, promotions, leaves of absence and disciplinary actions, ensuring equitable treatment of employees.
  • Manage the programmatic elements of IV’s employee onboarding program.
  • Assist with the program management of the IV immigration program, working across multiple stakeholders including individuals, managers and outside counsel in addition to handling all administrative aspects.
  • Project manage and implement a range of HR programs and processes. This includes partnering with the HR Business Partners to support both annual and mid-year review processes, which focus on performance management and talent development.
  • Work with line managers and employees to address all types of employee relations issues, fairly representing all interests.
  • Engage with line business leaders to assess and increase the effectiveness of managers and employees in their organizations.
  • Counsel and coach managers and employees on HR topics ranging from individual engagement to team effectiveness.
Skills and qualifications:
  • Qualifications include a minimum of 3-5 years of directly applicable HR experience.
  • A BS/BA in Human Resources, Business or related field is preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting and facilitating the day-to-day HR needs of a diverse population: employee relations, coaching, training and development and an understanding of compensation and benefits is preferred.
  • Experience working with managers, senior leaders and multi-client groups is desirable.
  • Candidates must have demonstrated skills in the areas of: business acumen, consulting, systems thinking, data analysis, job design and project management in a human resources role and structure.  
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