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HR Generalist



People & HR
Kiev, Ukraine
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.

The Crown Is Yours

We’re looking for a Human Resources Generalist to collaborate with our Talent Management Team and our EMEA leaders and employees to execute strategies that develop, engage, and retain our employees. You’ll help evolve the working methods and organizational structure at DraftKings to ensure success as we rapidly grow and scale to meet the incredible opportunity before us. You’ll also work cross-functionally with our People team to support our employees.

What you’ll do as an HR Generalist

  • Build strong relationships and partnerships with all levels of management and employees in our Ukraine office.

  • Understand our business strategy, goals, challenges and opportunities. Anticipate, evaluate and help the business address organizational issues and growth related challenges.

  • Handle all employee relations matters within the teams you support including performance management.

  • Drive the execution of all components of the employee lifecycle in partnership with our Learning and Development team. Examples of this are goal setting, performance management, rewards planning, promotions, internal mobility and onboarding/offboarding talent.

  • Identify high-potential employees and advise leaders on strategies and initiatives to ensure their retention and growth.

  • Provide consultation and counsel to leaders and managers on organizational design and structure to optimize business outcomes.

  • Partner with our recruiting team to support the hiring of top talent while working together to ensure an exceptional onboarding experience and new hire effectiveness.

  • Leverage data to support program designs and prioritization of people-related initiatives.

  • Partner with the HR Centers of Excellence on total rewards programs (benefits and compensation), employee experience (events and gifting), and overall employee engagement efforts.

What you’ll bring

  • 4+ years of experience in HR supporting managers and employees.

  • An analytical and highly detail-oriented approach with a passion for using data to drive decisions and program design.

  • A combination of experience and vision to be instrumental in growing a world-class people function in a high-growth global technology company.

  • Remarkable instincts around human behavior.

  • Workday HCM experience preferred; Tableau and Excel as a plus.

  • A willingness to work through change and learn from setbacks while seeing problems as challenges and as a growth opportunity.

  • The desire to challenge the norms of traditional HR by proposing new and innovative ideas and process recommendations.

  • Fluency in English.


Join Our Team

We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.