HR Manager - Maternity cover (minimum 14 months)
Our client is a Major Global FMCG Organisation who are currently seeking and experienced HR Manager to cover maternity leave.
The successful candidate will lead delivery in the areas of employee services, data management, recruitment, reporting, and local employment legislation (Germany).
Apart from supporting employees in Germany you will also support London, Paris, Madrid and Moscow.
Build employee engagement and broaden employee capabilities in line with business strategy, supporting resource of permanent employees and off-shore contractors
Advise employees on day to day HR questions, contractual entitlements, and HRIS use
Support line managers through cases to resolve issues cost-effectively, and as per local legislation, and in a timely manner
Ensure contractual changes are implemented as required
Lead talent assessment process for employees
Champion business-specific initiatives and translate to building employee capability.
Assist with implementation of global programs and lead local change management initiatives where required.
Manage local entry level and professional recruiting, and on a wider European basis where possible
Actively participate in search and selection activities
Conduct in-house interviews for above positions and advise management on candidate selection
Coordinate all associated contractual documentation and local onboarding
Manage administration of individual, service, and global awards for Europe employees.
Prepare and issue HR communications to the wider team (e.g. new starters, company change, etc.)
Work closely with Finance team to align employee data (e.g. cost centres, exceptional payments, etc.)
Along with HRBP, champion existing and new company benefits
Support team building events
Graduate or equivalent
5 years' minimum HR experience that encompass areas above
Language skills in GERMAN and ideally another European language
Experience of working in a multinational and corporate environment
Ability to travel to the site in Germany
Understanding employment legislation in Germany and ideally France
Experience with managing both PC (Word / Excel) and HRIS software applications
Confident, and have the ability to manage a multitude of tasks