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HR Generalist – German Speaker

Job Type
Full Time
Banking & Finance
Zurich, Switzerland

HR Generalist


Key Responsibilities

• Coordinate the end-to-end employment lifecycle process from onboarding to offboarding.

• Partnering with the business, proactively understanding different needs & challenges and delivering appropriate HR interventions

• Acting as a point of contact for employees to resolve a wide range of HR issues (policy/process/payroll related)

• Manage and maintain internal HR documentation, GDPR and Swiss data protection requirements.

• Timesheet & Payroll Management

• Being an Employee Engagement Champion

• Recruit Campus (fresh graduates) and experienced professionals as required by the business

• Ensure legality and alignment with client internal processes. Support compliance related processes and activities

• Support the development of HR policies/procedures in line with country specific requirements and industry benchmark.

• Participate in the optimization of HR processes and policies

• Liaise with stakeholders (Payroll / Technical teams / Staffing / Corporate functional teams) as required.

• Manage & communicate with local vendors and suppliers

• Maintain data accuracy in various client systems and reporting tools and prepare various HR reports and presentations.


Experience must have

• Completed commercial education (FH, university, etc.) ideally with a focus on Human Resources or local commercial education (KV education) with an additional diploma in Human Resources

• 3-6 years of relevant experience as an HR Generalist/Business partner in a similar role in an international environment

• In-depth knowledge of Swiss labour law and best practices, with experience in managing complex employee relations issues

• Hands on Payroll experience

• German mother tongue or C1 level and excellent English skills

• Structured work style with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility

• Team player with the ability to work and interface effectively at all levels in a highly dynamic environment

• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and work with cross-functional and diverse teams

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