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HR and Employee Engagement Specialist

PurpleLab® is seeking to add an HR and Employee Engagement Specialist to our growing team.  You will assume a vital, cross-functional role in the employee operations of our office. This role will partner with the Manager of Administration and Employee Engagement. Please click here to view the full job description.


  • Develop and execute employee engagement programs and foster the company’s culture ensuring all initiatives/activities are promoted and delivered.
  • Develop strategies to improve engagement, and manage programs designed to foster team members, including but not limited to, retention, recognition, wellness, and other activities aimed at creating a positive workplace environment.
  • Manage the employee recognition program, including developing and executing the daily employee lunch and maintaining team beverages and snacks.
  • Organize employee special events, including but not limited to team building, holiday events, and company outings.
  • Assess programs, feedback, and involvement in considering creative ideas and needs.
  • Manage and support the HR, Payroll, and benefit platforms.
  • Own employee onboarding/offboarding, employee referral policy, employee, handbook, etc.
  • Create and maintain electronic HR, Employee and payroll filing systems.
  • Administrative support to ensure the company’s culture and employee engagement.
  • Assist with new hire paperwork, onboarding, payroll and benefits.
  • Maintain professionalism and strict confidentiality with all materials and communication.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an HR role.
  • 3-5 Years experience as a HR generalist.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional Organizational and Time Management Skills: Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities without letting anything slip through the cracks is essential.
  • Versatility: Demonstrate a history of working beyond your core responsibilities, adapting to changing needs and acting with a sense of urgency.
  • Tech Savvy: Proficiency in advanced MS Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, is a must. Familiarity with Google Workspaces and Slack is preferred. However, the ability to pick up new software and applications quickly is equally important.
  • Transportation: Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation.
  • Flexible team player, willing to adapt to changes and unafraid of challenges.
  • Discretion and confidentiality of information related to the company and its employees.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Occasionally/Frequently required to stand
  • Occasionally/Frequently required to walk
  • Continually required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions

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PurpleLab® is a Healthtech company with a mission to spur value-driven innovation in healthcare to improve outcomes for patients. HealthNexus™, the company’s no-code analytics platform empowers life sciences, payers, providers, and other stakeholders with real-world evidence to solve conventional and emerging challenges faster and more cost effectively.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties or responsibilities.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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