Job ID: 5298
Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Human Resources
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Coordinator, Benefits and HR Operations supports the Associate Director, Benefits and HR Operations in executing and integrating strategic initiatives set forth by the FW Director of Benefits and HR Operations and other members of the HR leadership team. These initiatives will cross multiple HR functions and include those related to talent analytics, wellbeing, and staff recruitment and retention, among others. The Coordinator role requires a results-driven professional who is highly organized, demonstrates keen attention to detail, is resourceful, and builds and maintains effective working relationships within and outside of the HR team.
The Coordinator will complete assignments, including event coordination, in a timely manner and with limited direction and will exercise exceptional judgment in executing tasks. This individual will have the ability to anticipate risks and remove obstacles in accordance with Firm and department policies, procedures, and guidelines. Relevant experience in a large law firm or professional services environment is preferred.
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the proven ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
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