HR Business Partner - Germany

  • International
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • April 16, 2024
HR Business Partner - Germany

HR Business Partner – Germany

Location: Wiesbaden

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

We are excited to announce that we are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to join our Global ER & HR Delivery Operations team that provide a customer focussed and effective HR service to the business.

They will manage the HR function within our German office in Wiesbaden to support and add value to the businesses in pursuit of their objectives and overall Group strategy. They will also provide professional HR guidance and support to the business at an individual, team and functional level. In addition to this they will focus on building excellent relationships with stakeholders, a trusted advisor and thought leader to the business.

This role will work alongside business partner leaders and participate as part of the business leader’s management team in Germany.

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide a full HR service to the German office.
  • Build strong working relationships with business areas to support the delivery of HR processes and business goals in collaboration with the team Global Head of ER, HR Delivery & Operations.
  • Accurately advise and coach line management on HR policies, procedures and employment legislation. To manage relationships with the business by responding promptly and managing expectations.
  • Continuously evaluate current systems, policies and core HR processes, making recommendations to ensure relevance, compliance and to assess and manage risk.
  • Resourcing and career development strategy – partners with business leaders to identify future leaders and skill gaps.
  • Ensure all HR matters undertaken are handled fairly, consistently in line with legal and company requirements.

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in German and English. Spanish would be desirable as well.
  • Able to use own initiative to recognise and take responsibility for business decisions;
  • Solid understanding of German employment legislation; including Working knowledge of relevant HR policies and procedures and best practice;
  • Understanding of the current HR thinking and strategies
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Able to be flexible to manage their own time effectively in order to achieve multiple tasks;
  • Committed to achieving high standards of work and performance standards;
  • Team orientated;
  • Capable of building and maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders, challenging others’ views where appropriate;
  • Previous experience of working at a Senior HR Manager level in a generalist capacity including leading projects, payroll and implementing new initiatives

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