HR Competence and Business Partner


Strategic Partner:

- Enables both the short-term and long-term strategy of the local business clients  in line with corporate policies related to human relations, organizational and employee development by defining and implementing the appropriate HR strategic initiatives required to meet the defined business strategy (e.g.  Strategic Workforce Planning, HR Transformation)
- Guides employees and supervisors in HR related matters (supports in decision making and acts as consultant). Leads them to the right point of contact and promotes the full portfolio of HR related services (e.g. payroll, data administration, recruiting
- Consults with Centers of Expertise (CoE) regarding the full portfolio of HR related processes (e.g. Compensation & Benefits) and address business needs in direction of CoE
- Ensures consistent application and compliance of defined HR Policies, Programs and Procedures
- Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implements changes necessary to cover risks
- Maintains the collaboration with all the stakeholders in line with the Balance of Cooperation (e.g. BU HR) 

Change agent:

- Accompanies and implements (business) change projects in his/her area of responsibility together with management of respective organizational units and internal/external experts (if applicable)
- Introduces/ implements new HR related services, systems & processes (from Shared Services and CoE's) into assigned organization
- Leads and implements HR projects in the assigned area of responsibility
- Participates in other business projects, representing with general HR knowledge to achieve the project deliverables
- Consults and guides the organization through times of significant changes (e.g. digital transformation, VUCA world) and supports organizational development
- Acts as a role models of our company values and culture.

Employer Branding & Talent Acquisition: 

- Implements and supports Employer Branding road map and acts as an ambassador
- Works closely with Recruiting department, SSC Recruiting or external services for sourcing and selecting the best fit candidates
- Supports Impetrates (e.g. on performance management and local requirements) and Expatriates (e.g. on salary topics and repatriation) based on International Mobility Policies

Talent & Performance Management:

- Acts as a talent scout in the organization and provokes positive changes in the talent management
- Drives readiness of talent through proper succession planning in line with the business needs
- Supports and guides managers as well as individual employees in talent and performance management processes in accordance with country specific legal regulations, CoE guidance, and company guidelines
- Ensures execution of talent management measures
- Derives trends in development needs, alerts organization to critical areas for succession planning, etc.
- Supports local programs (e.g. Onboarding, talent development)
- Guides execution of TMOD Initiatives and measures (e.g. Project management) in area of responsibility

Learning & Training:

- Drives nominations for Leadership & Talent Development Programs for target groups in the area of responsibility
- Drives competency management by identifying gaps and proposing (training) measures 
- Takes over the Learning Business Partner role (depending on size of location)
- Steers and/or executes Vocational Training Management (depending on size of location)

Compensation & Benefits:

- Executes Job Evaluation based on local, country or/and cooperation policies
- Consults on Compensation Policies and Programs, Benefits & Pensions to assist business needs. 
- Steers and facilitates annual Salary Review

Labor & Employee Relations:

- Acts as a single point of the contact for all topics (which are not covered by Shared Services) for the employees and managers in area of responsibility
- Maintains individual Union & Employee Representative Relationships depending on country approach
- Ensures compliance to all relevant regulations 
- Guides employees and superiors in employee relations conflict management
- Responds to employee relation issues such as employee concerns, harassment and discrimination complaints.  Conducts internal investigations as necessary. 
- Acts as company representative towards external parties (courts, fairs, local networks, authorities..), if assigned


- Promotes health management regulations and programs and consults management and employees
- Acts as an ambassador for at work health and well being initiatives
- Drives measures if applicable 

HR Administration & Services:

- Ensures effective HR processes by collaborating with HR Operations regarding the full portfolio of HR related services (e.g. payroll, HR data..)
- Ensures employee data accuracy 
- Ensures data availability and quality of the audit/compliance related records (i.e. record of compensation decisions, training certificates, exit interviews)
- Monitors time management, ensures legal compliance and trigger actions if needed due to labor requirements 
- Takes over administrative tasks if it comes to customization and deviations from the standard


- Continuously evaluates performance according defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Operating Figures
- Summarizes and completes reporting within the local Organization  and publishes reporting results

HR Continuous Improvement of Processes & IT systems: 

- Collects and provides change requests towards Process Consultants to ensure effective HR IT systems

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  • Strong Understanding of HR Principles and Processes
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Strong HR Center of Expertise Understanding (C&B/TMOD/TA)
  • Resourceful, Ability and Desire to find solutions when they are not obvious
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability to navigate through complexity posed by matrix organisational hierarchy 
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• At Continental, we let your ideas shape the future to make a meaningful difference in
the world, and to themselves.
• Opportunity to gain global experience and build networks from international mobility
across our vast organization.
• Competitive salary, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy
generous leave, medical care and a highly competitively staff benefits package.
• We foster our people’s talent so they can master their career journeys and realize
their greatest potential.
• Open, inspiring and rewarding corporate culture
• Flexible working conditions that help you enjoy your work-life balance.

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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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