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HR Specialist (Seasonal)- Amazon

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of Amazon experience; or 3+ years equivalent work experience
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Job summary Join Amazon’s HR Employee Resource Center (ERC) team and help make a difference for all Amazonians! We are looking for an HR Specialist to join a newly formed team that supports Amazon Corporate employees. The ERC primarily exists to help Amazon employees find answers to their questions and solve their complex HR problems that come in via various contact channels – phone, chat and MyHR cases. If you have a relentless desire to build better customer experiences and drive process improvement as part of a highly specialized team of exceptionally driven, customer-obsessed specialists, we have the career you’re looking for. Our ERC (Employee Resource Center) HR Specialists provide support to Amazon’s Corporate employee population, demonstrating high judgement while problem solving and advocating on behalf of Corporate Amazonians. Team members will build and implement in the face of ambiguity, problem solve with tenacity, and demonstrate strong analytical skills while providing centralized support to Amazonians. ***This is a seasonal opportunity with an assignment duration of six (6) to twelve (12) months based on business needs. Conversion from this seasonal role to a regular full time position is not guaranteed. Seasonal employees may not qualify for specific benefits and time off options based on their employee classification. Key job responsibilities • Contact center environment responds to queries from customers (Amazonians) via phone, MyHR case, and chat, ultimately providing issue resolution. • Interprets and communicates effectively as a subject matter expert in HR policies to customers (Amazonians) and acts as the primary information source for customers. • Resolves escalations from internal business partners and customers including senior-level leadership. • Escalates broken processes and employee experiences. Continuously dives deep to find new ways to improve the employee experience and speed of resolution. • Actively participates in and drives the continuous improvement culture through team ‘kaizen’ and lean projects. Works individually and with team to identify and eliminate barriers to accuracy, productivity, and quality. • Identifies customer-impacting issues and implements solutions and process improvements to increase customer satisfaction. Participates in cross-functional process improvement initiatives. • Achieves key performance indicator (KPI) goals and objectives in line with the organization’s goals. • Assists in implementing and improving training programs to improve the quality and productivity of the team. • Works in a fast-paced operational environment and employs rapid, accurate judgement in the face of ambiguity or broken processes. • Manages confidential and sensitive employee information and adheres to strict data privacy standards.
  • 3+ years as HR Generalist or HR Specialist in a corporate environment
  • 2+ years contact center experience in a corporate environment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced operational environment
  • Proven ability to identify process defects, make recommendations for process improvements, and implement process improvements
  • Team/process lead, and/or team/process supervisor experience
  • Basic US legislation knowledge pertaining to HR & Labor
  • 1+ year using case management system, reviewing cases, determining appropriate processes and policies that apply to a specific situation, and resolving a case or establishing/executing a case management plan
  • PHR, GPHR, or SPHR certification
  • Ability to handle projects using the Project Management principles and methodology
  • Knowledge of or training in Lean Six Sigma
  • Proven ability to manage customer contacts in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to follow existing process with high attention to detail
  • Proven ability attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Flexible to work in shifts to cater to a global charter.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $22.84/hr in our lowest geographic market up to $45.19/hr in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.