Wayfair Careers

HR Administrator

Galway, Ireland
Talent Operations - Human Resources

Job Description

HR Administrator

Who We Are:
Wayfair is an e-commerce company providing home and living products founded in 2002 by its current CEO and CTO.  Wayfair’s family of brands also incorporates the likes of Joss and Main, All Modern, and Birch Lane among others, offering customers a variety of unique shopping experience’s to meet their Home and Living product needs.

Wayfair is an established market leader in terms of the Home and Living products e-commerce industry with 2018 revenues predicted to be north of 6 Billion globally, however, we also feel we are only at the start of an exciting journey as the customer for Home and Living products moves more and more online. The growth potential is amazing. Do you want to be part of this journey?

The Role
We are seeking a dynamic, strategic HR Administrator in Galway who will provide HR support to both employees and leaders. This individual will perform a full range of HR functions in an exciting, unique, fast-paced, and fun environment. This position reports to the Senior HR Associate in Galway. Talent Management EU works with our employees on company efforts to recruit, engage, and retain the best talent including on-boarding of new hires, benefits administration and research on trends, working with employees on ER issues, helping managers develop their teams and reviewing data to position Wayfair as the Best Place to Work. If you are passionate about HR and are able to combine scrappy start-up execution with a high standard of excellence, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then Wayfair is the place for you!

What You'll Do:
  • Participate in employee engagement activities
  • Data entry and maintenance of the employee database using various HRIS systems
  • Prepare for and execute new-hire onboarding
  • Support training and development programs
  • Support performance management and compensationpayroll administration
  • Analyze data and maintain HR metrics
  • Management of the absence review process
  • Address queries and provide guidance in relation to company policies and procedures
  • Assist employees by listening to issues and concerns, and making recommendations for resolutions
  • Assist with employee recognition programs
  • Maintain employee files
  • Help to ensure Wayfair’s policy administration
  • Administer exit interviews and collect attrition data for practical use to improve retention
  • Work closely with the wider management team and the relevant departments to ensure a highly effective HR service
  • Contribute to and maintain the unique Wayfair culture
  • Perform various other duties as assigned

What You Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or in a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years significant and proven experience within HR at an Administrator/Coordinator level
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Fluency in German would be an advantage
  • Superb customer management skills with ability to build trust and credibility with employees at all levels
  • Strong in-depth knowledge and understanding of EU employment law
  • High attention to detail and experience working to tight deadlines
  • Experience handling employee relations questions and issues
  • Ability to efficiently work with data and interest in analyzing company
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a contact centre environment is desirable
  • Willing to travel to Wayfairs EU and Boston offices

 What Wayfair Offers to our Employees:
  • Health insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym Membership contribution
  • Monthly Team outings
  • Employee Purchase Discounts
  • Pension
  • Equity
  • Bus Saver Ticket scheme
  • Training Programs for continued career education
  • Paid Volunteering Day
  • And last but not least- free snacks! 

About Wayfair:

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for full year 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people.

Requisition ID: 20369