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Launch HR Generalist (Contract)



People & HR
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

About the role

We are looking for a detail-oriented Launch Human Resources Generalist to assist with managing various HR functions for existing sites and function as an onboarding ambassador for new launches. You will work alongside the HR and Talent Acquisition Teams as well as our business stakeholders to support our restaurant locations.



  • Consistently audit and update new hire information within HRIS and New Hire Hub
  • Work seamlessly with various departments to orchestrate communication of all relevant company information prior to day one


  • Audit and report on new hire compliance within HRIS
  • Monitor and communicate attrition for new launches to restaurant GM’s and Talent Acquisition
  • Update employee HRIS profiles to account for changes in employee status
  • Provide support for HR system implementations and upgrades
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and communication of HR policies and procedures
  • Assist employees with benefits-related inquiries and ensure accurate record-keeping


  • Conduct comprehensive orientation programs for new hires at launch sites
  • Ensure new hires are capable of clocking in and out using time management system
  • Be a welcome ambassador to new employees

Role Details:

  • Job location: NYC & NJ/Hybrid Remote
  • Shift details: Full-Time Monday-Friday
  • Contract Role 3 months
  • Pay Rate: $40.00

Role Requirements

  • 2 years minimum of HR Generalist experience
  • Proficient using HRIS systems
  • Understanding of HR best practices, employment laws, and regulations
  • Experience conducting high-volume onboarding sessions
  • Ability to commute to new launch sites in NJ + NYC
  • Various Microsoft applications as well as knowledge using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

The experience you have

  • Proven experience working as a HR Generalist
  • HR functions for hourly and field employees
  • Strong follow-up and a heightened sense of urgency
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasking, problem solving, and troubleshooting

A final note

At Wonder, we believe that in order to build the best team, we must hire using an objective lens. We are committed to fair hiring practices where we hire people for their potential and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, we do not discriminate or make decisions based on your race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability, please let your recruiter know how we can make your interview process work best for you.

We look forward to hearing from you! We'll contact you via email or text to schedule interviews and share information about your candidacy.