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Senior HR Partner

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 600 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you want to help us delivering effective people solutions and services to the line managers and employees in our office in Bratislava? Are you an enthusiastic HR professional with strong can-do attitude and client centric approach? Then we are looking forward to having you in our team!

We are looking for an experienced HR Partner who will provide a high-quality and customer focused HR service to a designated client group. In this role you will be supporting our Finance Community (600 employees). This is an exciting, hands on role which strives for operational excellence and strategic advisory by building strong relationships with our business leaders located in and partly outside Slovakia.

You will be joining a smart team that is keen to make a business impact and add customer value to the organisation. We need a colleague to provide proactive, commercial, risk-based support to managers and other key customers and manage key projects in an evolving environment. This role demands high agility in various aspects. It requires you demonstrating your ability to apply impactful influential skills.

You will do this by ensuring you:
· Establish relationship with leadership teams to align HR philosophy and business priorities with the strategic direction of the location and functional growth
· Provide credible HR support: advise, guide and lead on complex employee relations cases such as performance management, disciplinaries. Including where necessary, working with internal and external Legal Counsel
· Coach, challenge and advise leaders across all people-relevant topics, incl. talent management, succession planning, performance management, compensation etc in close collaboration with our Global HR Partners
· Serve as a facilitator, project coordinator and subject matter expert on HR related initiatives and projects, working as part of an EMEA HR community
· Continually champion and support Inclusion & Diversity and wellbeing initiatives, working cross-functionally where possible
· Support/drive any change management required to successfully execute the agreed upon HR strategic plan
· Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention

About the team
You will become part of the local Slovak HR team with a direct reporting line to the Head of HR for Swiss Re Slovakia. You will be working closely with colleagues from HR across the world, as we are part of international community. We are very client focused with an outstanding team spirit and passion to perform. Whilst we build on our relationship with our clients, we share our expertise and know-how to create new value for the business and Swiss Re.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
• Attractive performance-based bonus
• Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
• Modern office spaces in attractive location
• 5 additional days of holiday
• Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
• Referral bonus
• Pension & risk insurance contribution
• Sick days and sick leave support
• Public transport benefit
• Multisport card

Information about the selection process

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

· You have a university degree or equivalent HR background
· You bring strong HR generalist experience, including solid experience of Slovakia Employee Relations and knowledge of local employment law. You can apply this practically and pragmatically within a commercial framework.
· You bring a commercial mindset and apply a flexible working style.
· You bring 5+ years of experience in a similar role and ideally experience of working in a global matrix organisation.
· You are collaborative team mate and you foster strong relationships based on trust and integrity.
· You demonstrate excellent influencing skills and the ability to stand firm / push back when needed.
· You act empathetically with edge and can deal with ambiguity and change.

If you are motivated by solving complex issues, and you are committed to develop yourself and your environment, we will be excited to welcome you in our team!


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address


Contact person: Sonja Kovacevicova
Tel.: +421258315021

ID: 4481352  Dátum zverejnenia: 2.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 600 EUR/month