Global HR Business Partner (m/f/d) - REF33174H

Náplň práce

The global HR Business Partner (m/f/diverse) is the central point of contact for all HR topics (which are not covered by Shared Services) within global responsibility for managers and employees, with focus on (Senior) Executives worldwide.
By providing expert HR advice, the global HR Business Partner creates a trust building partnership with his/her internal customers, develops solutions, plans and executes the implementation in order to ensure high quality HR work.
The global HR Business Partner is a strategic partner with his/her business clients (business team) and balances the role of being both a business and employee advocate. He or she ensures best fit and enables transformation.

Strategic Partner:

  • Enables both the short-term and long-term strategy of the global and 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. data administration, recruiting, talent management)
  • Consults with Country HR and Centres of Expertise (CoE) regarding the full portfolio of HR related processes (e.g. Compensation & Benefits) and address business needs in direction of CoE or Country HR
  • 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. Country HR, Automotive HR) 

Change Agent:

  • Accompanies and implements global (business) change projects together with management of respective organizational units and internal/external experts
  • Introduces/ implements new HR related services, systems & processes (from Shared Services and CoE's)
  • Leads and implements HR projects in the BU
  • 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 model of our company values and culture

Recruiting and Staffing:

  • Implements and supports Employer Branding road map and acts as an ambassador
  • Works closely with Recruiting department, Shared Service Center 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 global programs (e.g. talent development programs)
  • 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

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 all Executives / Senior Executives in area of responsibility 
  • 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


  • Continuously evaluates performance according to defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Operating Figures
  • Summarizes and completes reporting within the global Organization and publishes reporting results
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Profil kandidáta

  • Academic degree (Master) or comparable experience
  • Several years of HR experience as HR BP (Plant/Location HR experience)
  • Experience in cross-functional and international roles
  • Several years of experiences in the relevant HR function
  • Experience in various projects and processes as project manager
  • International experience required
  • Fluent English language (spoken & written)
  • Fluent German language (spoken & written)

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

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Čo ponúkame

We want our employees to do well with us. That's why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.

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O nás

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 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.

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