For over 80 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, 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 ~9,000 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 support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with 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!
As a Senior HR Business Partner, you will lead HR processes and projects within the entire function that include, but is not limited to:
Lead and participate in the implementation of global and local projects, policies and initiatives in the field of Human Resources
Provide HR scope support to VPs Global Service Centers and GSC Site heads in Bulgaria aligning people related policies and principles across locations and locally
Act as a point of contact to GSC HR teams - coordinate aligned communication between HR teams in the respective locations related to Global Service Centers
Support local and global management in people discussion, key appointments, talent reviews
Establish and maintain productive relationship with the relevant stakeholders
Lead engagement initiatives to support retention
Monitor and coordinate the performance management process
Stay up-to-date with the market and participate in regular compensation and benefits benchmark analysis for the dedicated area of responsibility, participate and review the merit and bonus payout processes
Participate in the recruitment and selection strategies when needed; fully understand people and skills demand of the business and the people availability on the market
Prepare regular and ad-hoc HR reports and analysis
Now that you know what a Senior HR Business Partner does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Minimum 5 years relevant HR experience in an international environment and matrix organisations
Very good knowledge of key HR practices: legislative environment, compensation and benefits, employee relations, talent management, performance management, recruitment, employment practices
Ability to problem solve at the root cause level, understanding the impact of the people decisions
Ability to communicate on all levels within the organization
Ability to translate business strategy into function’s
Ability to lead and manage change
Organized and analytical personality, with strong attention to details
The knowledge to read and interpret data reports
University degree in HR, Business Administration or other related area
Fluency in written and spoken English
Very good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment and team spirit
Use one of the latest digital technologies in the HR
Initial and ongoing training
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Working from home flexibility
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last, but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city center and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd.
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We 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 getting to know you!