HR Manager

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  1. Permanent
  2. English, German, French
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Human Resources & Talent
  5. Zurich
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences
  7. HR, on-boarding, off-boarding, candidate experience, employment regulations, English, German
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Our client is an international Life Science’s focussed tech business.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is looking for an hands-on HR Manager to join their newly setup office in Zurich.

Your mission

- Be responsible for the HR function in Switzerland and Europe (UK, Germany and France particularly) whilst reporting to the Head Office
- Develop and implement HR policies and procedures complying with local laws, particularly organising onboarding processes and new joiner experience
- Establish and develop strong partnerships with line managers to implement HR best practices and advise on a broad range of HR related topics
- Participate to recruitment efforts, liaise with recruitment agencies and facilitate positive candidate experience during recruitment processes
- Be responsible for the complete on-boarding and off-boarding of new employees in Switzerland and Europe,
- Assist all employees with HR queries (absence, vacation, time management, sick leaves, amongst others)
- Collaborate closely with Legal, Payroll and Finance and actively liaise with service providers in Switzerland and Europe
- Actively contribute to build the company’s culture aligned with the principles of the group

Your background

- 5+ years of experience in a similar role in Switzerland
- University’s Degree or Commercial Education in HR Management
- Good knowledge of the Swiss HR best practices, employment, social security and pension laws, familiarity with other European nations is also needed (UK, Germany, France)
- Fluency in English and German, French fluency is a very helpful attribute
- Entrepreneurial mindset with ideally an experience working for a start-up and the ability to evolve in an ambiguous environment
- An individual contributor, self-sufficient and autonomous, you take ownership and are willing to be the lead for HR in Switzerland and the wider European team
- Experience working with remote teams and different time zones, US based experience is a clear advantage

What’s on offer

Our client is a young but fast growing, dynamic and progressive company. This role will ideally suit someone outgoing with an entrepreneurial mindset who wants to be an active contributor to the growth of this start-up. Responsibilities will certainly increase together with the growth of their European operations. This is the first HR hire in Europe, you will have fun in this role!

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