Language: English (UK)
Organisation data: Compensation & Benefits
Closing Date: 6 January 2020
Job number: HD01651
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Senior Administrative Officer (gr. 6-8)
We are looking for a Human Resources Professional who is excited by the challenge of providing an excellent service in a stimulating and diverse international environment. EMBL is an intergovernmental research organization and its Human Resources unit is responsible for approx. 1700 staff from over 80 nations working at its 6 sites across Europe.
You will report to the Head of Compensation and Benefits and act as Officer-in-Charge in their absence.
As part of the team, you undertake a wide range of responsibilities including advice on interpretation and application of Staff Rules and Regulations as well as internal HR procedures and processes, payroll, conditions of service and administration of entitlements. You will coordinate activities within the team and act as the main focal point for the EMBL Pension Scheme.
Full job description can be accessed here.
We are looking for a motivated Human Resources professional who can demonstrate credibility and the ability to develop strong relationships. As our ideal candidate, you will have advanced university degree (Master's degree) in Human Resources Management, Public or Business Administration, with proven relevant HR experience in similar areas of responsibility. In-depth knowledge of payroll processes and procedures, understanding of and experience with ERP systems, significant experience in interpretation of Staff Rules and Regulations with thorough understanding of their application and knowledge of pension schemes principles is required.
Experience in Human Resources management in international organisations with a diverse workforce is highly desirable. Working knowledge of German is an advantage.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.
We are innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1700 employees from many nations, operating across six sites: in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome. As part of EMBL's mission, the Administration provides support and services to all members of personnel across six sites in order to promote molecular biology across Europe, and to create a centre of excellence for leading molecular biologists. We aim to establish a dynamic and collaborative work environment across the whole of EMBL to uncover the most of our employees' potential.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
On-site interviews are tentatively planned for second half of January 2020. The ideal starting date is as soon as possible.