HR Manager

Job description

This position is an opportunity for an experienced HR leader ready to act as a coach and change agent that partners with managers to facilitate organizational and cultural change. You will regularly work across a wide range of areas such as employee relations, performance management, compensation, labour law, HR regulations, employee engagement, and talent development. The ability to understand the role of each business function in the organization will be critical to your success. This is a full-time permanent job offer as HR Manager for maternity leave replacement until Dec 2021. After this time, we guarantee work contract in the HR team in a different role, as zooplus is developing and expanding the number of processes, locations and employees across Europe.

Develop and improve overall HR processes and strategies across the organization (e.g. recruitment processes, trainings, annual performance evaluations).

  • Build trusting and effective working relationships with managers and other employees
  • Assesses the success of development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
  • Manage relationships in a matrix structure
  • Build and deliver the local talent acquisition strategy by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; partnering with managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews for senior and strategic roles
  • Lead the HR team members and ensure they provide support and high-quality service to employees (HR Business Partners and HR Service Partner)
  • Ensure implementation of all legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees
  • Collect feedback from employees to ensure continuous improvement of organizational culture and performance
  • Supervision and control of the correctness and timeliness of all HR processes (e.g. HR documents, internal HR systems, performance evaluation forms, development plans)
  • Coach managers and support employees in the process of any cultural or business change
  • Contribute to the development of overall zooplus culture and people development, share local practices within the group


    • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience as HR Manager or HR Business Partner preferably in an international organization
    • University degree (preferred in psychology, sociology, HR or related discipline)
    • Critical skills include facilitation, ability to drive change, organizational skills, team management
    • Be able to use tactful, appropriate communication in sensitive and emotional situations
    • Proficient knowledge of HR concepts, regulations/ legislation, processes and policies
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure
    • Very good organizational and planning skills
    • Knowledge of HR trends, policies, HR Administration, performance appraisals, local labour law, recruitment processes, and talent development
    • Ability to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously
    • Fluent in English and in Polish.

    What we are offering you

    • Chance to become a part of dynamically growing international company
    • Training opportunities and professional development
    • Motivated multi-cultural teams and enjoyable work atmosphere
    • English and German language courses on company premises
    • Benefit package (private medical care, Multisport)
    • Table tennis, foosball, fresh fruits and beverages, company events
    • Discount in zooplus shop
    • Central office location
    • Full time employment contract
    • Flexible working hours
    • And… 4 extra days off 😊