HR Project Specialist (Compensation, Benefits and HR Systems) - Contractor

Menlo Park, CA, United States
Mar 28, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

We are looking for a Human Resources Specialist to provide support to our broader Total Rewards & People Operations team. This individual will be primarily responsible for supporting integration efforts, maintaining excellent data integrity within our HRIS platform and Compensation Tool and corresponding systems, assisting with enhancements to tools and processes and participating in ad hoc projects.

This contractor position will be reporting to Sr Benefits and Operations Specialist.

You will

• Support integration efforts from a systems and people operations perspective, including system migration and integration with any new systems (HRIS, Compensation Tool, etc.)
• Assist with data entry and auditing on-boarding and off-boarding data inputs
• Act as a back-up for weekly New Hire Orientation
• Assist with creating letters for compensation-related changes (e.g., manager, title compensation, level, etc.) and maintaining offer letter templates
• Assist with payroll-related entries and audit requests
• Assist with employee compensation and benefit inquiriesPerform various data and system audits, as requested
• Review and provide feedback on existing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and make necessary revisions
• Generate reports from the HR system (scheduled and ad hoc)
• Other tasks/projects, as requested

Your Background Should Include:

• 5+ years of HR-related work experience; high-growth organization preferred
• Maintain employee data confidentiality; working with sensitive personal information and compensation detailsAbility to exercise good judgment and discretion
• Proactively identifies opportunities to streamline processes and improve data quality
• Ability to adapt to shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a primary focus on core responsibilities
• Excellent ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects
• Self-directed problem solver with a desire to contribute to the Company and team's success
• Experience with administrating HR systems Experience with MS Excel & Google Sheets (charts, pivots, vlookup)
• Experience with DocuSign as administrative userStrong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.