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For almost 90 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, ROI, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of 8,000+ employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and will support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future, as we continue our evolution from Market Research provider to SaaS data solutions and consulting partner. We value extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
Mission of the role:
The HR Services Specialist will support the human resources business partners in carrying out tasks that support direct managers and employees. The role carries out its activities within the framework of the guidelines of the GfK programs and policies for administering tasks and responsibilities related to the whole employee lifecycle: recruitment and dismissal of staff, preparation of employment contracts or other documents required by Legislation, management of salaries and benefits, payment of salaries, preparation of reports, maintenance of a database in the system currently.
Manage end-to-end employee lifecycle processes: Hirings, Terminations, Position/ Job Changes Management, Absence Management, Payroll Processing, HR Reporting, Record Management and benefits administration
Maintain solid understanding of country specific local HR policies and processes to effectively support internal client queries and identify areas of improvement
Contribute to the expansion and development of the HR Services Hub in collaboration with the broader HR Community
Ensure data accuracy in HR systems and Audit readiness
Train colleagues in position and perform knowledge transfer as needed
Minimum 2 years of professional experience in HR Specialist, Payroll Specialist or HR Generalist administration role
Experience working in HR Shared Services Hub
University degree in HR, Economics or related
Excellent knowledge of MS Office, advanced Excel
Excellent English proficiency, both written and spoken
Interest in working with numbers / data
Strong analytical thinking
Accurate and reliable working attitude
Excellent communication skills
Considered as an advantage:
Second European foreign language
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use one of the latest digital technologies in the HR
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
Flexible working hours and home office
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
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We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential.
We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.
We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.
Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on: https://www.gfk.com/about-gfk/diversity-and-inclusion
At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!