Rewarding Futures

Senior HRBP (Vienna)

Type: Permanent
Location: Vienna
Ref No: J10480

Our client is a European market leader with an online brand that is synonymous with sport.  Their city centre office in the stunning international city of Vienna has been designed to offer a fantastic environment for their talented and multicultural team of professionals and experts to flourish.  This is a high-tech and creative hub for everyone in the organisation from tech geniuses to bold and creative marketers and front line customer service champions.  With a clear strategy for the future, the leadership team have developed a collaborative and highly engaged team that work passionately to ensure they stay on top of the game.

We’ve been retained to find a strategic HR Business Partner to join the team, partnering their Senior Stakeholders to develop and deliver their people strategy across the employee lifecycle (c.500 FTE).  This role is supported by localised HR Operations and Talent Acquisition peers, and specialist colleagues within centres of expertise operating within the Group Plc organisation, with a reporting line to the HRD.

With a high degree of autonomy and freedom to operate, the successful incumbent will be a seasoned generalist who enjoys a combination of strategic partnering and operational activities, balancing the needs of the business with the broader Group strategy effectively.  Building strong stakeholder relationships will be critical to influence organisational change and development as they continue on a journey of transformation.  This role will also incorporate ‘location lead’ responsibilities. 

Following M&A, improving the foundations across HR activities will be an immediate focus, and key priorities will include; embedding a consistent approach to talent management and development,   increasing management and leadership capability through blended development solutions.  Working in collaboration with local and group HR colleagues and improving communication and engagement will realign HR as a valued commercial partner and centralised service, driving both high engagement and performance.

If you’re an experienced generalist with a track record of success working within an international company, or exposure to international operations through a group matrix organisation, and are fluent in both German and English language - we’d like to learn more.   You’ll be a HRBP with a natural coaching style who enjoys working with an ambitious and demanding colleague group across high-tech, creative, customer service, and corporate functions.  Whilst we have an open view on your sector background, your career will most certainly have been spent in a highly commercial business that moves at pace. 

The Vienna office offers a superb working environment, and the staff forum host a lot of fun social and sporting events, or if you need to rejuvenate you might want to end the week with one of their yoga sessions!  In addition to state benefits, they’ve got a superb flexible benefits to allow you to pick exactly what you need. 

To apply, please share with us your CV in the first instance, and we will come back to discuss next steps. 


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