HR Manager

Job description

  • Proactively partner for the management to identify strategic issues, workforce planning or organizational design challenges and provide advice and expertise to help develop creative solutions
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders by presenting multiple perspectives and challenging the status quo
  • Practice effective relationship management to elevate working relationships with internal groups, including managers, senior leaders and employees
  • Demonstrate and effectively scale the application of the HR generalist disciplines including employee engagement and recruitement, preparation of the monthly payroll, retention and talent development, succession planning, change, conflict and exit management, employment legislation, employee relations, performance management, compensation management as well as coaching
  • Develop, lead and implement HR-related projects together with the HQ in Switzerland and participate as a team member on special projects as needed
  • Foster a continuous improvement mindset and continually look for opportunities to increase the return on investment of human resources programs for employees and leaders

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with focus on Human Resources
  • Several years of experience in a similar role in a company with an HQ in Europe
  • Experience in developing and implementing Talent Management and Learning & Development programs would be a great asset
  • In depth knowledge of German labor, tax and social security law 
  • Experience in managing complex HR challenges preferably in an international environment
  • Highly effective communicator with ability to influence internal clients and manage stakeholders at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and internal clients simultaneously in a fast-paced private equity environment
  • Detail oriented and proactive, with a “can do” mentality
  • Excellent written and spoken German and English skills