HR Generalist (P&C)

  • Washington, DC
  • Full Time
  • People & Culture
  • Mid Level

ZGF is seeking an HR (People & Culture) Generalist to join our team in our Washington, DC office, supporting our East Coast offices. We are looking for creative, passionate and strategic thinkers.

As an HR (P&C) Generalist, you will…

  • Work closely with P&C Operations Manager to oversee the P&C efforts for our east coast offices.
  • Oversee the coordination and delivery of new hire orientation, sharing a consistent message regarding mission, culture and key concepts to new and returning hires
  • Oversee and perform resume database (Applicant Tracking System) management - adding resumes, comments, interview and hiring updates, running and managing reports, handling close-out procedures
  • Oversee and process changes, including job, pay, status, classification, location, name and address for the region
  • Oversee the processing of seamless, timely and compliant separations to transition employees out of the firm for both voluntary and involuntary terminations, including exit interviews
  • Manage and coordinate transfers for the local office
  • Assess and match candidate qualifications by conducting phone screens, checking references and comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • Administer Regional performance management, performance review, career conversation, career advancement and professional and leadership development efforts
  • Work closely with Compensation and Benefits Manager to ensure equity in compensation changes and new hire offer letters
  • Assist the P&C Operations Manager with performance and employee relations; provides consultation to employees and managers for development plans, performance memos, resources, strategy for difficult performance situations, and grievance procedures
  • Foster an engaging, informative welcome experience for new and returning hires in the region by serving as resource on policies, practices and other key concepts
  • Coordinate visa processing in conjunction with Sr. Recruiting and Immigration Manger
  • Oversee the coordination of regional engagement and recognition events, initiates celebratory announcements, and organizes gifts and donations for personal life events


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business or related field of study required, or combination of degree and equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience within Human Resources / People services areas
  • Proficient in the use Outlook and MS Office Suite and other business application required
  • Organized and thoughtful in managing functions and workload, detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Trustworthy and sensitivity to confidential matters and ability to use discretion as required
  • Ability to thrive while working with many personality and management styles
  • Able to work independently exercising workload management and prioritization
  • Exhibit consistently high levels of initiative and leadership
  • Never-failing positive, can-do attitude while being realistic, honest with staff and management
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with employees and Partners of the firm

Apply With: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite qualified candidates to apply online posting cover letter and resume.

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