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Jacobs Human Resources Generalist in Kuwait Countrywide, Kuwait

Human Resources Generalist


The HR Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with HR management in supporting both a Domestic and International workforce. This role is responsible for helping to execute critical HR processes and programs in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works to resolve issues, respond to employee inquiries and ensure consistent application of HR policies.

  • Partners with and supports Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Business Office initiatives and Leaders.

  • Delivers an exceptional customer experience to all internal and external customers.

  • Assists with benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving expenses and communicating benefits information to employees.

  • Assists in maintaining human resource information system records.

  • Compiles reports for HR Management and Leadership.

  • Supports ex-pat deployment and repatriation activities in partnership with Global Mobility.

  • Works with HR Management to create effective processes and standardization for international employment activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Strong business acumen and solid understanding of the HR function.

  • Excellent project planning skills and ability to prioritize deadlines.

  • Creative problem solver with strong attention to detail, organization and follow-up skills.

  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed environment.

  • Demonstrated courage to appropriately push back in the Company’s best interest and meet compliance requirements.

  • Ability to help influence, advocate and lead change.

  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal employment, labor and compliance requirements; ability to partner with legal to understand specific country requirements.

  • Customer focused attitude, with a high level of professionalism and discretion


Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline - i.e. Organizational Development, Psychology, Accounting, Finance, Management, etc. and 3-5 years of progressive HR experience; any combination in lieu of considered.

Additional Skills Desired:

  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification highly preferred

  • Secret Clearance – or ability to obtain

  • PeopleSoft and JAMIS Experience

  • International HR experience desirable

  • Government Contracting experience preferred

Type: Full-time, Exempt

Job Administration

Primary Location Kuwait-Kuwait Countrywide-Camp Araijan-20315-ECAM

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: INT0000NU