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Human Resources Advisor

Location: Sofia, Sofia City Province.
Company Description:

Merkle Bulgaria provides global retailers with a single source of expertise, technology, and operational support. We have a proven track record for delivering, managing, and innovating multi-channel commerce platforms for major international brands and retailers including Adidas, Clarins, ASDA. Shiseido, Birkenstock, La Prairie, and more. Our world-class team has delivered sites for over 35 brands with more than 400 transactional eCommerce sites in 60 locations and on 6 continents.

As part of a global expansion strategy, the company has set up a key Sofia technology team and we are currently looking for talented people for the role of a:

Human Resources Advisor

Job Description:

Role Purpose The HR Advisor covers a wide range of country centric HR processes and practices aligned with the Global HR Strategy. The broad areas include employee administration & employee matters, reward, performance development. This position is a hands-on operational role with exposure to senior stakeholders locally.

Key Accountabilities

 Proactively supports local HR processes about:

  • Employee administration:

o all necessary co-ordination and documents in order to assure a smooth and efficient employee journey which complies with local law (from initial labour agreements; amendment; job descriptions, handbooks, etc. to resignations)

o   Responsible for all new joiner documentation, including deliver relevant details to the payroll provider;

o   Deliver effective employee onboarding process;

o   Act as a subject advisor to employees about employment law, provides advice and guidance if needed

o   Work in close collaboration with Talent Acquisition team during the full employee lifecycle.

o   Keep up to date with changes in the local employment law.

  • Payroll

o   Understand the concept of local payroll services;

o   Keeps healthy relationship with the payroll provider to secure timely payroll payments to employees;

o   Work with the Finance team to support data accuracy;

  • Health & Safety

o   Coordinate the process of ensuring safety environment according to the legal requirements;

o    Works with the labour medicine office where relevant;

  • Employee development

o Supports all Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity and standards.

 o Supports the Performance development processes in place and takes part takes part in career development initiatives

  • Experience

o    At least 2 years in a professional HR role

o    Proficiency in MS Office package, incl. MS Excel

o    Local labor law application is an advantage

  •  Critical for this job

o   High level of confidentiality

o   High level of accuracy and attention to detail

o   Strong time management skills, ability to multitask

o   Fluency in English

  •  Personality

o   Be a natural people person who wants to give great customer service

o   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Able to develop and manage relationships across the company and with a variety of partners based on trust, teamwork and knowledge

o   Enjoy working with documents and numbers

o   Open to learn and develop

Additional Information:
  • We are huge believers in work-life balance, that's why we offer all of our employees 25 days of paid leave
  • We recognize strong talent and go above and beyond to attract and retain the best people, that's why our remuneration packages are among the top on the market
  • We understand that there cannot be a "one size fits all" approach when it comes to benefits, that's why we have a customizable benefits package, that fits your own needs
  • Our teams operate using a hybrid work model and they can work from both the office and the comfort of their own home
  • Free parking spaces for all of our employees when they decide to work from the office
  • Free drinks and snacks in the office to help keep the energy levels up
  • Attend the most popular tech and business events in Bulgaria for free, of course

More Information:

Our Culture: Merkle’s energy and personality lives through everything we say and do. Learn all about what defines our people and our vibe.

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