Job Openings

HR Support Specialist

Job ID: BH404099

Category: Human Resources

Specialty: Human Resources

HR Support Specialist
Durham, NC 27709
12 Month Contract


  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely through email and telephone to deal with difficult situations.
  • Excellent problem solving skills to enable quick, thoughtful, accurate resolutions.
  • Ability to change direction quickly with minimal disruption.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Typically requires 2 years of HR experience.
  • Knowledge of HR policies, programs, operations and benefits.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word. (Pivot table is a plus)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with ADP Enterprise HR or PeopleSoft HR data entry is a plus.
  • Prior experience in SAP (preferred)
  • Experience processing payroll or benefits is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and balance workload independently
  • Performs data gathering and analysis.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy in processing request.
  • Must be a dependable team-player with a positive attitude.


  • Enters and audits HR transactional data within a centralized HR database and ancillary HR systems. Ensures the information is accurate and adheres to corporate standards.
  • Assist with data entry into the HR system, retrieving / updating employee files, or preparing reports
  • Processes diverse and confidential information requiring extreme accuracy, independent judgment and discretion.
  • Organizes and maintains employee files.
  • Processes various forms related to documenting HR activities such as new-hire, change-of-status, performance evaluations, benefits, terminations, etc.
  • Responds to questions from internal and external customers.
  • Provides excellent customer service to divisional HR staff, managers, and employees.
  • Prepares and maintains reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the HR department.
  • Multi-tasks on a daily basis and prioritizes work.
  • Collaborates with local and virtual team members to complete work timely and accurately.


  • Associate's degree in HR, preferably  
  • PHR Certification is preferred.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Durham, North Carolina