Human Resources Assistant

  • Madrid, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.6 billion during fiscal 2015.

General Mills Southern Europe prides itself as being one of the best places to build a career and a number of its markets are proud to have been consistently named as a great place to work in National Employer award schemes, including Best Workplaces.

We seek out the best talent, offer them great development, trust and support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

Job Description

The Human Resources Assistant plays a key role in the department. The candidate will support the implementation of the HR global projects on a local basis, besides giving support to the daily operations in the Human Resources department. This HR role will mainly be focused on: payroll, compensation and benefits, personnel administration, but will as well, support activities in training, communication, recruitment, etc.

The HR Assistant contributes to the accomplishment of Human Resources practices and objectives. (S)he will help in providing an employee-oriented, high performance culture. It is key to work towards empowerment, quality, productivity, and the ongoing development of a superior workforce within the Organization. The role will have a generalist profile, though very focused on mentioned projects, with responsibility in:

  • HR Projects that include:

Compensation and benefits

Personnel administration


KPI’s reporting

  • Maintaining employee files and the HR filing system
  • Assisting with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR office.
  • Company internal communication
  • Training logistics and recordkeeping
  • Recruiting and staffing logistics



Bachelor in BA, Human Resources, Psychology or Labor Relations

English: advanced level is a must.

Microsoft office: user.

Competences: results oriented, projects leadership, team work ability, organizational capabilities, involvement, accuracy, good communication and confidentiality.


Master in Human Resources or Employee Relations

1-2 years of experience in an HR Department.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.