Backcountry's looking for a Temporary Human Resources Generalist responsible for our Costa Rica office’s recruitment efforts, office activities, assisting the Costa Rica Operations, as well as other administrative activities and responsibilities.
We're a close-knit group, so a positive, cooperative attitude and the ability to function as part of a team are paramount.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Partner with HR Team and the department / facility leadership team to implement HR strategies and programs to support the operation of the supported department / facility and the company culture
Collaborate and implement CR HR programs and policies.
Assist on administrative requirements and other CR Office responsibilities, including but not limited to payroll preparation, CR operations monthly payments, among others.
Assist the coordination and review of performance evaluations and development plans for the employees.
Responsible for assisting in administrative processes such as elaborate expense report, bank reconciliations and accounting reports.
Partner with leadership to address employee relations issues while ensuring compliance with all company policies and state and federal laws.
Assists in the planning and development of CR Office activities.
Assist the recruiting, onboarding, and training activities for the department / facility in coordination with the corporate recruiting and training teams
Support total rewards team by providing the first level of support for compensation and benefits questions for the employees.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources
2 or more years of progressive HR Generalist work experience. Highly prefer well-rounded experience with knowledge of employee relations, performance management, recruitment, talent development, legal and compliance.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
Demonstrated experience with fundamental areas of HR, including employee relations, performance management, recruitment, talent development, legal and compliance
A strong customer focus and ability to develop concise and clear solutions; approachable and able to relate to our unique employee culture.
Familiarity and understanding of local employment laws required
Highly autonomous and self-motivated, demonstrating sound judgment, initiative, and an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency while maintaining a collaborative approach with HR and facility leadership
Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Drive / Docs, and ADP preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills both in spanish and english
Must be a team player and open to change and changing priorities.
Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our five online stores Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and SteepandCheap aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments.
We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, a superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-
fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content.
We take this concept seriously, both personally and professionally, which for employees translates to careers with growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily.
Perks such as an excellent gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, and fun work environment. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of working with colleagues who are passionate about their careers as well as the outdoors.