The HR Coordinator is a key role in Austral Group and acts as a bridge between employees and the HR Manager. The HR coordinator is the first person employees contact when they have a request, question or problem.
The HR Coordinator plans, oversees and coordinates all the administrative aspects of HR for the company. This includes payroll, employment contacts, employee onboarding and offboarding and recruiting.
Manage onboarding for new employees and conduct new employee orientation with the goal of achieving a comprehensive onboarding and integration experience.
Work with department managers to compile and update training plans for all new hires.
Recruiting : Update job descriptions, post job ads, assist with early screening process and schedule job interviews, follow up with candidates, support hiring managers with the ATS software.
Responsible for new employee paperwork and contracts, as well as termination paperwork and exit interviews, for all Austral Group employees and office locations.
Responsible for accurate and timely payroll administration for all employees. Administer payroll procedures, reports for the accounting team, and resolve any payroll problems or discrepancies.
Serve as a contact person for all employee questions and ensure a timely response to all requests.
Manage benefits administration for all offices (health plans, etc.)
Responsible for ensuring company manual and training materials are updated on a regular basis.
Responsible for organizing and managing various team meetings including company-wide social events
Manage and update employee records, including vacation register, employment files, etc.
Formulate methods to improve employment policies, processes and practices, and communicate recommend changes to HR Manager
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Organizational and time management skills are essential as is attention to detail.
Customer focused and willingness to help others
Critical thinking and proven ability to take initiatives and problem solve
Interest in learning new things and ability to learn fast
Proven experience as HR coordinator would be a plus. If not, a strong administrative background is key.
Knowledge of HR practices in Latam and the US would be a plus.
Ability to set high personal goals and work independently.
Hands on experience in using the google suite and ATS.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information; high degrees of integrity and discretion are essential.
Ability to be empathetic and understanding with employees.
Fluency in Spanish and English