Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist (Temporary)

US Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Assist Emmes staff and management in carrying out human resources policies, programs and procedures, with a special focus on talent, benefits, and compensation for Emmes staff and supervisors.

  • Works with all managers and hiring staff, including talent acquisition, to locally manage the internal and external deployment of talent
  • Coordinates benefit administration for the local office in conjunction with the Corporate Benefits
  • Administers all local aspects related to pay, timesheets, and the ADP system of record
  • Responds to employee relation issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and performance related issues
  • Assists with maintaining and tracking employee relations complaints via employee relations tacking system
  • Implements current or revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) relating to HR
  • Supports the performance management, compensation review, and benefits processes
  • Updates company handbooks in accordance with local laws; collaborates with corporate human resource team to ensure corporate policy and procedures are updated and carried out by staff as applicable by law.
  • Maintains employee relations dashboard on a weekly basis
  • Conducts new hire orientation, onboard and off-board employees
  • Assists with human resource program development including mentorship, diversity, and inclusion
  • Assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures aligned with best practices, participate in related employee training sessions, and respond to general inquiries from staff
  • Participates as a member of the implementation team for human resource software tools
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources or a related field
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in human resources, inclusive of talent acquisition, employee relations, and business partner management
  • SHRM or PHR certification required
  • Working knowledge of onboarding, conducting new-hire orientation, and compensation review necessary to perform job

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401k & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

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