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Human Resources Specialist

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๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Madrid


The Human Resources Specialist is a member of the HR team to support processes and procedures that drive recruiting efforts to support business goals, full life-cycle human resources assistance for all employees and assist with employees training goals and career development. Must be highly motivated and organized, able to work as part of a team, and willing to learn from a talented and diverse team around them. Reports to the Human Resources Manager.


  • Serve as a point of contact and provide excellent customer service to all employees
  • Respond to employee inquires via email, Slack, and/or face-to-face
  • Create and manage various HR reports and metrics using Workday and Greenhouse
  • Create/update job descriptions and job postings to ensure the roleโ€™s key responsibilities, core competencies, and educational requirements are accurate
  • Recruitment & New Hire Process: Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates; advising hiring managers; and managing relocations, establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans, objectives, and meeting with managers to discuss needs
  • Create and administer new hire orientation for all employees
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation both state and federal, GDPR compliance, enforcing regulations with managers, recommending new procedures, and conducting annual interview training
  • Administer and support Payroll to include reviewing timecards and project assignments, benefit calculations with outsourced vendor, and LOAs
  • HRIS and File Management: Maintain current electronic employee files, create requisitions and new hires in Workday, while updating employment status and personal records when required, and administer termination paperwork, exit interviews, and completing separations in Workday
  • Training: Assists with preparing and administering various training programs, contacts attendees and department representatives about training programs to include Outlook meeting scheduling and attendance
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
  • Support various Human Resources projects and programs as needed


  • Ability to communicate with all employees, trainers from other locations/companies, professional training group members, and consultants by phone, in person, or through correspondence
  • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent computer literacy
  • Extensive experience with MS Office, Google Suite, Workday, Zoom and an ATS (Greenhouse)
  • Able to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information
  • Strong ability to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
  • Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • 3+ years related HR and recruiting support
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding all HR and Employee information
  • Prior experience with an ATS like Greenhouse, Workday or Taleo; and experience with a HRIS; preferably Workday
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: must display patience, humor, and helpfulness at all times
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills: accuracy is essential
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Dedication, teamwork and professionalism
  • The ability to handle high pressure situations and deal with ambiguity
  • May need to be able to work flexible hours with occasional overtime
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms
  • Ability to lift 15-20 lbs. occasionally, sit for prolonged periods of time, stand occasionally for long periods of time, bend at the waist and walk to offices, conference rooms and interview rooms
  • Must reside in or around Madrid; willing to relocate


  • Strong written and verbal Spanish language communications
  • Professional HR Certification
  • International recruiting experience
  • Familiarity with game development systems is advantageous
  • Interest and knowledge of video games and game development