HR Business Partner

Chemin de Blandonnet 8, 1214 Vernier — Geneva


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Operations — Engineering/production


Zurich, Switzerland

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Job description

Place: Zurich

Contract: temporary with AKKA Switzerland



On behalf of our global client based in Zurich area, we are actively looking for an experienced HR BP.


·       To work in partnership with the Corporate Functions businesses to understand the business objectives and HR requirements

·       To provide and facilitate HR solutions that enable the business to deliver to optimum performance.

·       To manage the transactional, day-to-day HR activities as per the employee life cycle

·       To support operational HR initiatives with fellow HR Business Partner and provide process leadership

·       To support the Global HR BP’s in the development and implementation of HR plans and processes which support the achievement of Corporate Functions strategic aims

·       Coordinating and coaching of core HR processes including Talent Management, Development and Performance Management, Salary Review, Short/Long Term Incentive

·       HR initiatives, organizational changes, recruitment, training, talent development

·       Headcount reports, org charts, personnel planning

·       To partner with the local business on organizational design and change issues

·       To build relationships with local business leaders and line managers to understand their business, requirements and optimal organizational design

·       To act as primary local HR point-of-contact to local business leaders and employees and effectively ensuring quality and timely delivery of all HR services to meet business needs

·       To manage employees of dedicated population throughout entire employee life cycle

·       To provide advice to managers in line with local employment legislation and work with them on employee relations issues as required

·       To maintain HR tools, templates, process documentation and enable line managers on the application of HR processes, templates and policies

·       To identify, initiate and support operational HR projects and activities within HR


·       Education and Experience

·       Graduate degree in Human Resources or similar

·       Previous industry related experience, international company experience, multi-cultural environment

·       Strong knowledge and understanding of application of Swiss employment law

·       Broad and deep HR knowledge in transactional, legal, benefit and policy topics

·       Result oriented and able to develop plans/solutions and to deliver expected results

·       Broad experience in the entire employee life cycle as per Swiss regulations (from recruitment to exit management, line management and employee consultation, labor law, compensation & benefits, performance management, talent development, etc.)

·       Ability to manage and interpret employment laws into pragmatic solutions and navigate line management through its complexities

·       Analytical and problem solving skills along with the ability to make timely and balanced decisions

·       Professional English

·       Intermediate German

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