Job Detail

Senior HR Generalist/Contingent Labor

  • Job typeJob type: Onsite
  • Job Duration03 to 06 months
  • Project LevelExpensive
  • // States of America

Project detail

Provides strategic support and guidance by proactively aligning with HR Business Partners (HRBPs), Indirect Procurement, and end-user Managers in the administration of Univar Solutions contingent labor-managed services (MSP) FlexWork program. Manages and partners with Univar Solutions MSP vendor to ensure contractual compliance, efficient contract labor request processing, vendor/supplier performance, and cost containment. Develops and designs forecasting tools, defines service metrics, and implements policies, standards, and procedures for the utilization of contingent labor services. Creates and presents specific training for end-user Managers on the Univar Solutions FlexWork MSP program to include overall education and risk mitigation in areas such as co-employment.

Key Deliverables

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or relevant subject field of study
  • Aligns and supports HRBPs, Indirect Procurement, and end-user Managers
  • Provides consultancy and guidance while developing strategic contacts and relationships ensuring the successful execution, sustainment, and evaluation of the Univar Solutions FlexWork MSP program
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of contingent labor management related to the day-to-day supplier/vendor management while sustaining regulatory compliance
  • Partners with and manages Univar Solutions contingent labor managed service approach and MSP vendor relationship
  • Performs as a key account manager and primary point of contact for Univar Solutions contingent labor program to including managing vendor expectations and performance
  • Manages day-to-day contingent labor program operational issues
  • Designs and creates key performance metrics for performance tracking
  • Proactively interfaces with MSP vendor on metrics such as cost improvements, throughput on time to fill, administrative compliance performance, and overall end-user’s satisfaction
  • Conducts administrative audits to ensure integrity of the data.
  • Leads internal training for end-user Managers and other Univar Solutions key stakeholders on the contingent labor program
  • Develops and leads training/direction to end-user Managers, HRBPs, and stakeholders to ensure program awareness, adherence, and education
  • Standardizes processes and policies related to Univar Solutions contingent labor program
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations as it relates to the contingent labor program
  • Develop and manage Univar Solutions overall contingent labor position in accordance with key company contacts to reduce risk
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or relevant subject field of study
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Human Resources to include work experience in contingent labor, vendor management (VMS), and managed service provider (MSP) programs
  • Expert knowledge using MS Office applications to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Specialized Knowledge/Skills

  • Problem solving skills with a focus on technology, process improvement, and continuous learning
  • Outstanding listening skills and the ability to navigate and consult with customers through personal and difficult environments
  • Ability to diagnose problems using information and data to lead to correction and process improvement efforts
  • Adaptable to working and navigating through transforming, changing, and evolving environments
  • Ability to multitask in a high-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Exceptional time management, organizational, and prioritization and follow-up skills
  • Ability to establish and sustain creditable relationships, demonstrate good judgement, and build analytical and customer focused skills
  • Exceptional and professional verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to ask questions, follow-up, and place a high priority on ensuring data integrity, information protection, and security
  • Understanding of auditing documentation and processes
  • Ability to work effectively with inter-department teams and to encourage strong working relationships.
  • Excellent customer service skills at all levels of management.
  • Excellent organization skills and proven attention to detail.
  • Proficient data entry and typing skills
  • Ability to tolerate ambiguity and be able to work effectively within a dynamic environment.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

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