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Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Sofia, Sofia City Province.
Company Description:

Merkle Bulgaria provides global retailers with a single source for 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 of Software Architects, Software Developers, QA Engineers, Project Managers, and Technical Support Specialists. To support this strategy, we are currently looking for talented people for the role of:

HR Business Partner

Job Description:

Main responsibilities:

  • Supports development and delivery of the local HR plan and leads the communication, implementation, and measurement of key people initiatives for an employee-oriented and high-performance culture.

  • Ensures that our people practices are effective in embedding and reinforcing our values and that we develop our leaders to be strong ambassadors of the values.
  • Mobilizes commitment and accountability for employee engagement through senior managers and acts as a support and advisor for line leaders in the area of Employee engagement.
  • Champions a more diverse workplace by acting on HR initiatives that will drive change.
  • Manages the process of ensuring a healthy and safe environment.
  • Ensures the Performance development practice is fit and the Management Team is fully supported.
  • Drives career development initiatives that best support our talents and business objectives.
  • Supports less experienced HR team members where relevant.
  • Works in close collaboration with Talent Acquisition and Talent Development colleagues/teams during the full employee lifecycle

Main requirements and factors of success:

  •  At least 6 years in a professional HR role.
  •  High level of confidentiality, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  •  Very strong HR domain knowledge in at least 2 areas outside recruitment.
  •  Strong time management skills, ability to multitask.
  •  Proven hands-on experience with Local labor law application.
  •  Proficiency in MS Office package, incl. MS Excel.
  • Experience with home office work as well as with mixed teams.
  • Strong time management skills, ability to multitask.
  • Honest and open 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.
  • Positive leader, open to learn and develop.
  • Be a natural people person who wants to give great employee service.
  • Fluency in English.
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:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.