Senior HR Generalist

Ahmedabad, GJ, IN, 380006

Human Resources

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

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Job Purpose

The HR Generalist is responsible delivering a robust and proactive HR service which is aligned to the objectives of the group they support. The HR Generalist will also support global HR projects and activities and drive local implementation.


Main Duties

Employee Relations

  • Provide support and guidance to managers to achieve the required results in line with Company ethics and local employment legislation
  • Serve as a facilitator and support managers and employees Employee Relations matters
  • Support managers in applying Company policies including those governing disciplinary, attendance, grievance, discrimination and harassment.  Ensuring policies and procedures are applied fairly for both the business and individual
  • Ensure that recognition and engagement activities take place, taking responsibility for organizing or overseeing the organisation of such events as needed
  • Ensure consistency in HR approach across the site as it relates to global practices

Compensation and Benefits

  • Ensure effective communication of Company-wide and local initiatives and individual communication of outcomes such as salary reviews and share options, drawing on the management group and site leadership team to deliver
  • Support managers in using the Sophos leadership tools and best practice including performance management tools, salary benchmarks, job levelling and recognition programs
  • Manage the annual salary review process across the business units (including grade reviews and promotions) including remuneration panels, recommendations and analysis of outcomes in line with agreed global process and framework
  • Ensure that the performance review process is followed effectively. Provide coaching and support to appraisers and appraises and deliver refresher training to managers and employees as required
  • Manage benefits programs locally and provide information and guidance to employees   

Learning and Development

  • Support the development and delivery of training initiatives, in conjunction with the Learning & Development Partner
  • Implement and manage initiatives locally in response to the annual Employee Opinion Survey in agreement with the Senior Managers and HR Business Partners and aligned to the global response

Talent Acquisition

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition team to ensure a smooth and seamless recruitment and onboarding process for new hires

HR Operations

  • Monitor headcount plans, forecasts and actuals, understanding and validating deviations with support from the global HR team and in conjunction with the relevant HR Leadership Team member and HR Business Partner
  • Support the data submissions for salary surveys and the interpretation of the analysis with support from the Director of Global Compensation and Benefits, as part of the overall review cycle
  • Ensure that all organisational changes are documented and that correspondence and material is professional, accurate and complies with local legal obligations and Sophos standards
  • Maintain all data accurately on the HRIS to support the Finance team in preparing payroll and forecasts, and the HR team for reporting purposes


Skills & Experience



HR Generalist, giving advice and guidance to managers in a fast-moving environment.

Working with a variety of personalities, management levels and stake holders

Proven track record in successful onboarding activities as well as steering and implementing sustainable HR projects

Providing legal and best practice advice and guidance to managers on difficult employee relations issues

Applying globally consistent approaches in pragmatic way

Driving new initiatives and activities to successful completion

Working in an environment of rapid change and changing needs from employees

Actively participated and engaged as a member of a business-wide management team



Coaching experience

Compensation and benefits management

Worked in Multi-National Company

Management of people

Training design and delivery


Skills & Abilities


Excellent verbal and written communication

Project management

Good knowledge of employment law of one or more countries


Working independently and autonomously

Business acumen

Conflict resolution

Designing and implementing policies



HR Best Practices and Trends

HRIS implementation and usage


Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.



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