HR Operations Specialist

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  2. English
  3. Associate
  4. Human Resources & Talent
  5. Basel
  6. Financial Services


HR, Human Resources, Operations, Administration, Banking

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For one of our long-standing clients, an international banking institution based in Basel, Swisslinx is looking for an HR Operations Specialist to join on a temporary contract of 6 months with the possibility of extension and an immediate start date.

In this versatile role you would join a team of 7 HR specialists and perform various tasks surrounding HR service and support, HR Operations and Administration.

Your Tasks:

HR service and support:
- Provide a first level of HR service, exhibiting in all circumstances a service-oriented attitude towards requests/queries from internal and external clients, by either directly handling the request or channeling it to the appropriate person within the HR Operations/HR team.
- Liaise with external providers as necessary to ensure that outsourced HR services are delivered in a consistent, high-quality manner to the staff members.
- Liaise with Swiss authorities as necessary in relation to work permits and other topics
- Involvement in a variety of projects on HR-wide level, with particular emphasis on the ongoing HR Modernisation project where process and system expertise are required for process design, user experience, testing and change management activities.

HR Operations:
- Work in a coordinated way with team members to ensure the smooth flow of tasks and processes across the employment lifecycle.
- Provide ideas and contribute to the HR Operations overall service, problem-solving and improvement initiatives.
- Serve as a backup for other team members and observe the absence protocol established for the team to ensure continuity of service.

HR Administration:
- Execute HR operational tasks relating to the different stages of the employment lifecycle (recruiting, hiring, integration, engagement, departure).
- Coordinate activities related to training, coaching, staff events as needed.
- Contribute to the improvement of internal procedures and develop HR operations and services by looking into more efficient and effective ways of performing the tasks and monitoring best practices in the market.

Your Profile:
- Prior working experience in HR Operations or HR Services (min. 1 year)
- Experienced with HR systems and applications (workforce administration systems, e.g. PeopleSoft or others).
- High degree of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Strong customer orientation, with a focus on delivery and attention to detail
- Committed to the highest level of discretion in all activities; tactful and considered. Able to maintain the utmost confidentiality as member of the HR team.
- Team player who shares information and actively supports colleagues.
- Fluency in English essential, with other languages desirable

Your Benefits:
- 50% working from home policy + 20 remote working days per year from anywhere in the world
- Gain insights into a unique banking institution and work alongside HR professionals and take an active part on project initiatives
- Possibility of an extension of the contract after 6 months

We are looking forward to receiving your application. International candidates willing to relocate are welcome to apply, please note that we can only consider candidates eligible to work in Switzerland (EU citizen or valid Swiss working permit).

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