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HR Business Partner (m/w/d)

Vienna, Vienna, Austria Req ID 2210856 Category Human Resources Division AbbVie

HR Business Partner
The HR Business Partner originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and ongoing development of a superior workforce. He/she is responsible for the development of processes and metrics that support the achievement of the organization's business goals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coach, support, mentor and challenge managers and employees in the application of HR policies and practices, provides advice and guidance on complex HR issues to minimize risk and financial exposure
  • Act as a true Business Partner to bring added value to the business in understand business needs and link them to tailored HR solutions
  • Manage HR projects, covering multi-disciplinary areas, including compensation and benefits, performance management, people management, employee relations and change management
  • Participate in setting and executing against the strategic direction of the business
  • Liaise with senior management to understand business requirements and tailor specific solutions
  • Work across the HR function and business, seeks to ensure interventions are integrated in a consistent way that supports organizational objectives
  • Drive and support the development and delivery of cultural change
  • Acting as primary point of contact for HR policy issues 
  • Operate as contact person for internal center of excellences
  • Working in close collaboration with the HR Director and supporting this function in various projects

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as an HR Business Partner
  • Business proficiency in English
  • Fluent in German
  • Pharmaceutical/medical devices/life sciences industry experience would be an advantage
  • Expert knowledge of Austrian labor law
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Experience working in a complex matrix environment would be an advantage

Critical skills required for the role:

  • High level of flexibility with positive attitude towards change
  • Ability to work both at a strategic level with business leaders, and at a maintenance level to ensure basic systems / policies in place and compliant
  • Strong ability to set priorities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to make high-quality decisions
  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration focus

As an employer we value diversity and support people in developing their potential and strengths, realizing their ideas and seizing opportunities. This job advertisement is aimed equally at all people, regardless of age, skin color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or origin. For legal reasons we are obliged to point out that the minimum salary for this position under the collective agreement is € 2,343.00 gross per month. However, our attractive salary packages are based on current market salaries and are therefore significantly higher than the stated minimum salary.

Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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