HR Specialist


  • Full Time

We are looking for an HR Specialist to join our HR team! This is a fundamental role in the HR team and will be central to ensuring HR operational efficiency. This role will work closely with the HR Specialist team and the HR Business Partner team to ensure the effective support of our employees, the delivery of global project work, and region-specific process improvements. The day-to-day work of this role will support all stages of the employee lifecycle for employees including delivery of employee onboarding, facilitating training, working to resolve employee queries, and partnering with managers to understand team needs and to resolve labor law issues. You will also work in close collaboration with the global HR Specialist team and other Spotify HR teams. 


What you’ll do


  • Provide HR support for the US, acting as the first point of contact for employees and managers
  • Manage orientation and onboarding for new employees in United States
  • Be the local specialist providing hands-on labor law advice and support for the region
  • Partner with HR Business Partners
  • Partner with managers to understand and resolve local issues
  • Working with the business to develop proactive solutions to recurring team challenges
  • Road managing global HR project work and roll-out of HR initiatives
  • Supporting processes through the employee life cycle including performance development, organizational change, and conduct issues
  • Delivering training to support manager development
  • Reviewing HR processes and suggesting changes to improve efficiency and scalability
  • Completing regular audits and any necessary admin responsibilities
  • You will work out of the NYC office

    Who you are


  • You have experience working in an HR Generalist, HR Specialist, People Operations, or HR Manager role
  • Global experience working with international counterparts for an organization that has offices around the world
  • Possess abroad knowledge and understanding of US work legislation
  • Ability to work collaboratively, being inclusive of all partners
  • Ability to work independently and comfortable working in a distributed setting
  • Ability to productively challenge and influence other teams and managers
  • Ability to prioritize well and be flexible in a fast-paced environment with changing demands
  • Experience with road managing project managing resources to ensure successful completion of objectives
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Demonstrates a solution-focused approach to problem-solving, with the ability to find pragmatic outcomes
  • Able to demonstrate a commercial approach to handling HR issues

    Where you’ll be


  • You will work in our London office.



    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
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