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Senior HR Business Partner – Amazon Devices EU

Senior HR Business Partner – Amazon Devices EU

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Amazon Dev Ctr (Romania) S.R.L.
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Human Resources
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Job Description

Amazon is seeking an exceptional talented, innovative, extremely hands-on, customer-obsessed HR professional with a passion for establishing and developing first-class HR strategies to join our growing site in Bucharest, Romania.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, this is the place for you. The person in this role must be able to work independently, take a hands-on approach, and interface effectively with professionals at all levels. You'll need excellent communication, professional interpersonal skills, and the ability to function in an innovative environment. You'll need strong analytic skills and the ability to translate your clients' business plans and goals into the human resources capabilities needed to achieve outstanding results.

Key Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a Sr HR Business Partner for the Amazon Devices team, based in Bucharest to work with the business locally and participate in multiple project across locations in Europe to implement HR best practices in a high-tech and commercial work environment.
  • Own and manage the relationships with client group business leaders;
  • Develop and own the delivery of the strategic HR plan for each business supported, ensuring consistency with EU and global HR goals;
  • Act as a consultant to your client groups and provide input on the HR implications of strategic and operational decisions and plans, acting as an integral member of each group’s management team;
  • Maintain a strong focus on employee relations, performance management, engagement and retention activities, including an understanding of compensation and benefits and employee development activity;
  • Support and develop line managers in driving a performance culture through coaching, facilitating talent assessments and succession planning meetings;
  • Provide expert input to your client groups as well as the HR team in terms of Romanian employment legislation, policies and practices;
  • Support the design and delivery of appropriate training and development programs;
  • Ensure alignment of HR related programs by partnering with peers and colleagues in Seattle, Boston and other EU locations.

Successful candidates will demonstrate:
  • The ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of Commercial HR within the company;
  • For us, the Culture fit is non-negotiable - you will have high energy and flexibility, fantastic communication skills, huge amounts of drive and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves";
  • You will have a strong solutions focus and be comfortable working in an environment which demands strong deliverables. Ability to identify problems and drive appropriate solutions;
  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employee and corporate group to ensure a high level of employee engagement;
  • Proven knowledge and practical application of Romanian HR practices and employment laws;
  • Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment;
  • Coaching and mentoring experience at senior management level;
  • Success in creating and driving effective development, employee relations, retention and reward programs;
  • Will be an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment;
  • Strong internal and external customer service focus;
  • Ability to develop strong working relations at all levels;
  • Talent to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; orientated on results - while retaining all relevant information;
  • Bias for action, strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence;
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelors Degree required in Human Resources Management or related field. Master's Degree in Human Resources Management or related field is preferred.
- Candidate should have at least 6 experience in an HR generalist leadership role, preferably in a high tech environment.
- Proven ability to deliver effective HR solutions and manage HR processes
- Excellent written and verbal communication in English and Romanian language; high quality document preparation and presentation skills
- Exceptional listening skills and ability to relate to, influence, and coach employees of all levels in the organization
- Ability to work independently, as well as an active member of both business and HR teams.Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Strong analytical skills, including the ability to generate and analyze basic reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to travel domestically and internationally, as appropriate
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner and develop strong working relationships
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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