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HR Projects, Policies & Risk Specialist (60-100%)

HR Projects, Policies & Risk Specialist (60-100%)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As Projects, Policy & Risk Specialist you are a core member of the HR Operations team in Switzerland. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring proper HR data protection and risk management. Further you will also be key in supporting the local HR Operations Management in providing efficient, effective, and professional HR Services to our employees, line managers and the organization. If you are eager to take the next step in your career and want to take on a broad role that offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth insight into HR Operational Services, then we look forward to receiving your application.This position reports to the HR Operations Lead in Switzerland and is graded as 14.

This is a position with global grade


Your responsibilities

  • Contributing and leading projects of different size and complexity within HR Operations Switzerland to improve our HR processes and the delivery of HR Services to the Business, our Line Managers and Employees
  • Contributing and managing local project activities related to Merger & Acquisition projects (i.e. integrations, divestments, etc.) from HR Operations perspective
  • Ensuring effective and efficient performance of our HR Risk Management responsibilities and be the expert for Risk and Internal Control Management in our team
  • Taking on the role as GDPR Champion and help us to ensure that our HR processes and data management complies with current data protection laws and regulations
  • Taking ownership for and maintain some of our local HR policies and ensure they keep up with the constant changes in our HR processes as well as laws and regulations
  • Being the HR communications expert in our team and ensure professional and timely communication of HR process and policy changes to our employees and line managers
  • Being in the driver seat to oversee, strengthen and improve our HR process knowledge and documentations (e.g. manage SOP inventory, improve SOP lifecycle management, enforcing SOP quality standards and writing SOPs)
  • Providing support in keeping our various HR contents (particularly HR Portal and HR leaflets) updated
  • Providing support in managing our performance by monitoring, analyzing, and communicating KPIs to our team members, team leaders and other stakeholders (e.g. HR Leadership Team, Local GBS Board or Business Leaders)
  • Providing business support to the HR Operations Management in Switzerland by taking care of administrative, organizational, and coordinative tasks
  • Taking care of selected operational tasks and processes to support the day-to-day operational business, if needed
  • Joining us on our adventures HR Transformation Program journey to implement Workday as our new global HR core system and bring our HR processes and systems landscape to the next level
  • Living ABB's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree in a business discipline (BWL) or in Human Resources (HR) management
  • Professional background in HR with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a comparable role in HR
  • Proven track record and experience in a project management or process improvement role
  • Good level of knowledge in Swiss rules and regulations in HR disciplines (e.g. employment law, social security, etc.)
  • Connected thinking, strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Flexible personality with a very strong service, customer, and result-orientation
  • Structured and efficient way of working and ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and good level of knowledge in Workday and/or SAP HCM is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in usage of all kinds of MS Office products (Excel, Power Point, Word, Teams, OneNote, etc.)
  • Very good written and spoken skills in German and English are a must


  • Canteen
  • Childcare
  • Flexible work practices

More about us

In ABB HR our mission is to help ABB stand out when it comes to our people - from leadership, performance and talent management to rewards and career growth. Our goal is to be an employer of choice and deliver excellent experiences throughout the employee lifecycle.We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). The recruiting process is being led by Azra Filan, Talent Partner at ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. ABB Data Privacy Statement: https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

HR Projects, Policies & Risk Specialist (60-100%)

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Veröffentlicht am 29.04.2024

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