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HR Compensation & Benefit Manager (60%)

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8 Sep 2022
On behalf of our client, an international company within healthcare and life sciences, based in Bern, Swisslinx is looking for a Compensation & Benefit Manager to join HR team with 60% workload. This is a great opportunity to bring your proven knowledge and expertise to an organization that offers a dynamic working environment.

Your mission:

- Provide general HR + Compensation & Benefits support/advice to the Management Team in line with Group HR guidelines
- Represent the Company in all HR / Compensation & Benefits / payroll-related issues/interactions with service providers and the local authorities
- Co-ordinate onboarding and offboarding of employees, including support for international assignees
- Collaborate with the Group's global mobility team to ensure all benefit data for assignees are captured for Swiss payroll
- Ensure all payroll related data (employee personal data changes, payroll taxes, stock-based compensation, global mobility charges) are processed and uploaded within deadlines, collaborating with Accounting to ensure completeness and accuracy
- Serve as main point of contact for payroll services provider and be responsible for final approval of monthly payroll, and invoices for associated benefits and social insurances
- Draft, review and update policies relating to HR, ensuring compliance with the company's requirements (SOX, etc.)
- Represent HR on the Compliance Committee and at monthly compliance meetings
- Manage and develop HR processes for Selection, Recruitment, Onboarding, Learning & Development, and Goal/Performance Management, in line with Group HR
- Serve as point of contact for learning and development and training (both Group and external)
- Keep track of compensation and benefits benchmarking data to ensure we offer competitive compensation plans
- Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances and other issues
- Ensure compliance with Swiss employment law

Your profile:

- Baccalaureate and HR Qualification, such as "Gestionnaire RH" and/or payroll qualification
- At least 5 years' experience in an HR function in an international environment
- Solution-focused and hands-on approach with the ability to prioritise
- Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and focused on quality
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and take initiative
- Excellent knowledge of Swiss labour law
- International and multicultural mind-set, with experience of cultural diversity
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels within the organisation
- Fluent English, preferably mother-tongue and fluent German (both spoken and written), proficiency in French is desirable, not essential
- Computer literate in MS Office main applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Experience as an HR Business Partner in an international environment
- Experience in processing benefits and payroll for local employees as well as for international assignees (stock options, RSUs and relocation benefits)
- Experience in managing international assignment contracts, as well as local employment agreements
- Experience in building teams and developing people

To apply or for any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Alina Peeva, recruiter:
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  • Job Reference: 707333516-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Swisslinx
  • Location: Bern
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent