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HR Specialist - Internship

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 1/30/2017 8:56:03 AM
  • 2835961
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Spain ; Barcelona

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GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.

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Role Summary:
This role will give you exposure to a broad range of experiences in the Human Resources area. You will assist the HR Managers and management on site, be active in employee engagement activities, be involved in the on-boarding process for employees, training as well as many other aspects of HR work.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • HR Onsite Support
  • Providing support for the full scope of HR generalist activities for the Spain
  • Employee Induction and orientation
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee Engagement
  • Communications and Policy
  • Recruitment and Sourcing
  • Performance Management
  • Proactively manage HR systems in order to maintain data integrity/search for data/queries/workflow management
  • Site based support/contact for logistics and event activities/volunteer days etc including but not limited: catering, accommodation etc.
  • Provide operational support in areas such as recruitment, database management and employee queries of moderate complexity
  • Provide HR admin support and assist country HRMs
  • HR Project work (as directed by HRMs)


    • Degree Course: to get the most out of this internship, you must be studying for or have recently graduated with a relevant degree. This may include HR, Business, communications, organizational behavior, psychology etc.
    • A passion for HR/people
    • EU work permit

    Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Self-starter with plenty of initiative and willingness to get involved with GE initiatives
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in IT: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • High energy level, driven with a positive enthusiasm and a pragmatic approach
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and strong problem solving skills

      Locations: Spain ; Barcelona

      GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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