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Human Resources Manager - Germany

Verifone

Verifone

People & HR
Bad Hersfeld, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Why Verifone

For more than 30 years Verifone has established a remarkable record of leadership in the electronic payment technology industry. Verifone has one of the leading electronic payment solutions brands and is one of the largest providers of electronic payment systems worldwide.

Verifone has a diverse, dynamic and fast paced work environment in which employees are focused on results and have opportunities to excel. We take pride in the fact that we work with leading retailers, merchants, banks, and third party partners to invent and deliver innovative payments solution around the world. We strive for excellence in our products and services, and are obsessed with customer happiness.

What's exciting about the role

As our new HR Manager for Germany you will implement corporate and regional human resource programs and activities to support global business units operating there.

This role reports to the Head of HR Global Solutions based in the United States. You will also partner closely with business managers and employees on performance management, coaching, training, employee relations and development, compensation matters, attrition, and retention

Additional responsibilities:

  • Provide insights and practical advice based on an intimate knowledge of employment labor law of the countries that this role supports and its practical application supporting a rapidly changing business.
  • Handle employee relations at all levels, including supporting and leading investigations of employee concerns, and resolving conflict by applying a knowledgeable systematic approach.
  • Coach and develop employees to understand overall HR strategies, systems, tactics, and procedures.
  • Provide country specific knowledge relating to compensation, benefits, immigration, and work authorization to ensure effective, and practical solutions.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and hiring managers to understand local talent availability to obtain the best in class talent while assisting with local hiring laws and processes.
  • Ensure the local business has practical, regularly updated, easily understood, and well communicated policies and procedures to maintain local compliance and support the business goals.
  • Either personally or in partnership with Total Rewards, execute plans to integrate mergers and acquisitions as appropriate, to ensure legal compliance and to support the goals of the various business units present locally.
  • Work proactively within the company’s matrix structure (by verticals) to identify, escalate and where possible resolve human capital issues in a proactive, smooth and effective way

Skills, Experience and Qualifications we desire

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business or a related field is required
  • 8+ years’ HR experience in a multi country environment
  • Fluent German and English language
  • You have a strong human resources generalist background over several years with the ability to provide expertise in a wide range of HR support
  • Ability to travel frequently and flexibly throughout the country or countries supported, and occasional travel to regional or global meetings where appropriate, including international travel
  • Hands-on, pragmatic, and willing to be very hands-on in operations and have the credibility to contribute to the operational plans of the local business from the perspective of driving business performance
  • You are capable of personally providing change management expertise and solutions
  • You have the personal qualities and professional experience necessary to quickly gain credibility with all levels of the organization
  • You are able to operate effectively in our environment, which is characterized by the dramatic change and disruption in the payment’s ecosystem globally, creating an exciting and challenging business environment
  • Must be able to navigate through an environment of rapid change in our competitive ecosystem and our business strategy as our company continues to evolve and transform, as well as a strategic shift moving into new products and services.

Our commitment

Verifone is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Verifone is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.