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Snr HR Manager

Req ID: J2324662-SGA

  • Location
    Bettlach, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • Category Human Resources
  • Posted Monday, June 27, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

HR Manager Le Locle-Bettlach-Grenchen

Based in Bettlach Switzerland

As the key HR point of contact for the plants, this role will partner with the sites leadership to ensure that our HR strategy supports the business needs and ensure that we deliver high quality service to the employees and leaders.  In this hands-on role, the successful candidate will be responsible for all facets of an employee’s lifecycle including Employee Relation and Legal Relation within the organization. 

To perform his/her job, a tight partnership will be needed with all HR organization such as Talent Acquisition, Compensation and Benefit, Employee Services but also with ESH, Occupation and Health organization, Payroll and Time and attendance. 

- Act as a primary HR business partner, aligning the HR Strategy with business goals, needs, and with the overall Company Strategy in addition to be the primary HR Partner for the assigned business units x-sector; Partners with Stakeholders to manage:

  • Workforce planning, Talent Management to optimize efficiency, drive the talent agenda, Performance & Development, Organizational development structures and strategies to improve individual and organizational performance, implement effective strategies to enable the organization to thrive through periods of change, e.g. acquisition, internal growth, restructurings
  • Assists with the implementation of the HR strategy in support of the short-term and long-term business goals,
  • Provides group and one-on-one coaching with managers and employees to support leadership development, business decision-making, human resources management, problem solving and performance management,
  • Provide advice on performance and related issues and coaches leaders through the performance improvement processes
  • Drive one HR agenda and goals,
  • Responsible for delivering Local and Regional HR Projects,


  • Demonstrate an inspirational leadership with a servant leader mindset,
  • Develop deep insights into the needs of our patients, customers, markets and communities,
  • Create an environment where leadership and talent development are top priority,
  • Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams

Competitive Workforce Planning        

  • Diversity requirements, including gender, generations and experience,
  • Understand future needs by worker type,
  • Anticipate technological and social change impact on the workforce

Talent Attraction, Retention, Development, Succession planning

  • In partnership with the Talent Acquisition Team, develop candidate source channels, talent alliances, and pools for diversified slates of candidates,
  • Build Leadership and Technical talent bench


  • Understanding of workforce opinions, influences, and drivers impacting everyone's ability to achieve results,
  • Understand workplace factors impacting engagement and enablement

Performance Effectiveness

  • Aligned to business strategy, operating outcomes, leadership development needs linked to the rewards cycle,
  • Enhance the People Leader’s role in enabling performance

Culture Integration

  • Mitigate integration risks, and retain critical talent,
  • Drive cultural matching and integration effectiveness,


  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Organization, Psychology or equivalent Master degree strongly preferred,
  • Have a minimum of 8 years of HR business partnership role,
  • Have strong working knowledge of the key HR disciplines (organizational development, change management, coaching, compensation, rewards, benefits, learning and development, employment law, Employee Relation),
  • Be able to manage complexity and dynamic change management,
  • Be able to work and manage in a virtual environment,
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, strong self-drive, high level of perseverance and patience, good interdependent partnering skills,
  • Excellent listening skills, excellent presentation and communication skills, advanced facilitation and coaching skills,
  • Organization Design: Capabilities in leading a departmental or divisional organization design,
  • Compensation: Participates in multiple compensation review cycles and develops strategic compensation plan as well as planning administration knowledge,
  • Ability to influence without authority,
  • Resilience, Agility, Adaptability,
  • Cultural awareness
    • Business acumen and critical thinking
    • HR functional excellence and continuous improvement
    • Attraction, development and retention of talent
    • Organizational effectiveness and change management
    • Employee advocacy

We are offering a multifaceted challenge in a dynamic, international environment.

The position will report into the Healthcare HR Director Switzerland - Germany

Fluency in German and English, including verbal and written skills, is required other languages such as French or Italian will be appreciated.


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