People Operations Generalist

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As a People Operations Generalist, you’ll play a critical role in keeping Asana’s people programs and processes on track, evolving, and thriving! In your role, you will be exposed to, and have the ability to impact, the Asana employee life-cycle, shaping the employee experience by executing, administering, and scaling thoughtful, business critical and people-focused programs. You will partner with stakeholders to develop new solutions to existing People challenges and opportunities, and will collaborate with others across the business to scale our programs globally. 

What You’ll Achieve 

  • Be the first point of contact for employees in program areas including, but not limited to, onboarding, offboarding, total rewards, mobility, company policies and procedures, and compliance
  • Partner  with People Systems team to identify opportunities for automation and efficiency, design processes that enable and delight end users across the business 
  • Improve on and/or build out and operationalize People Ops processes and workflows (e.g. employee terminations, internal transfers, etc.)
  • Partner with People Team leadership to develop and execute creative content that helps bring Asana policies and practices “to life” 
  • Work with stakeholders like people partners, talent acquisition, legal, finance, and IT (and others!) to understand, and where appropriate, share people data to meet business needs and objectives 
  • Develop HR technology/process understanding and capability; leverage Workday to provide real-time data and support to business leaders 
  • Build and manage relationships with external People Ops vendors 
  • Drive knowledge management and communication efforts to support People Operations programs and policies adoption and engagement among managers and employees
  • Execute on ad hoc projects that support broader People Ops objectives and strategy 
  • Identify patterns and trends that allow us to proactively lay the groundwork for, and innovate on, delivery of a world-class global employee service model
  • Build and leverage external People network to stay current on trends, HR technologies and best practices
  • Build Asana People program expertise and HR regulatory/employment law knowledge base and provide Tier 1 support/issue escalation   

About you

  • You independently recognize and create opportunities for process/program improvement
  • You have a track record of improving and streamlining programs and processes 
  • You apply learnings from previous experiences to future opportunities
  • Nothing gets past you and your extreme attention to detail
  • You’re a ruthless prioritizer that thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Context-switching doesn’t slow you down
  • You are a voracious learner interested in building broad People Operations expertise
  • Knowledge and expertise in multiple  People Ops program areas 
  • Interest or tangential knowledge in Employment Law
  • Proficient in navigating Workday processes, transactions, and reporting 
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Reporting and analytics experience preferred
  • Asana experience a plus
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Creative problem solver
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Experience in high growth company a plus



About us

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

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Why Asana?

We’re growing fast to achieve a big mission that drives us every day. Passionate and curious people like you will help us achieve it. A supportive team, award-winning culture, and unique growth opportunities will empower you to do your best and most impactful work at Asana.

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