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Title:  HR Advisor

Requisition Id:  486
Job Function:  Human Resources
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Position Purpose:

Provides a full range of human resources guidance and advisory support and services to our business units in Germany through a business partner model with middle management. HR services include Employee relations and employment law issues, performance management, organizational design, recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, and interpretation of policies, procedures and practices.

Working with other members of the HR team in the UK. EMEAA and North America, recommend, develop, and maintain Human Resources and Employee communications. The HR Advisor also supports the implementation of global and EMEAA-wide projects and initiatives, including Employee Surveys, the annual performance and merit review processes as well as compensation, bonus, rewards and recognition programs. The HR Advisor also develops and supports People Management strategies and actions to ensure they are in line with the company’s Mission, Vision and Values.

The HR Advisor is expected to enhance the image of the HR function with a professional, proactive, customer focused approach, both internally and externally, and assist in the overall growth and expansion of the Company.

Key Job Activities:

• Provide HR advice and support to management on Employee relations and employment law issues (e.g., performance improvement plans, discipline letters, termination letters)


• Respond to inquiries regarding Human Resources policies, procedures and practices including policy compliance with changes in local legislation or corporate policies.


• Support management with the implementation of the Performance Management Program, ensuring that goals and objectives are aligned with corporate strategy, check-point and year end review meetings occur and individual development plans are documented and implemented.


• Support the implementation of organization changes, including providing input to the review of various organization designs, documenting position descriptions, developing compensation recommendations and rolling out the changes.


• Support management with compensation and reward and recognition programs, including annual merit reviews and quarterly and year-end bonuses.


• Participate in the coordination of benefits programs, including administration and renewal, and the design and implementation of new benefit programs.


• Coordinate implementation of Annual Employee Survey; provide support to management in the interpretation of results and the development and implementation of Action Plans.


• Develop, deliver and provide support to various training programs and initiatives (e.g., New Hire Orientation, management training)


• Provide HR support with acquisitions and the implementation of new businesses, locations or other initiatives, as required.


• Lead or provide input to the development of new HR policies, procedures or programs and assist with specific Human Resources initiatives as required (e.g., changes in local legislation)


• Develop and maintain positive relationships with external vendors.


• Produce Monthly Reports for HR and Management Team and provide input to various Workforce Reporting initiatives.


• Provide input into recruitment strategies and direct support in recruitment


• Provide input to and support implementation of global and EMEAA-wide projects


• Work with the Payroll team and Managers to ensure payroll submissions are made accurately and on time, complete documentation required for local authorities and maintain confidential personnel files.


• Ensure all employee-related documentation is compliant with local legislation and company policy


• Ensure all approval, consultation and communication requirements are met, working with the Works Council as required


• Support the review, implementation and maintenance of the HR System


• Support employment issues and projects in other EMEAA countries, as required

Required Education: in Vocational Training Completed or Bachelors
Experience (North America & LATAM):
Experience (EMEAA):
2-4 Years
Certifications and/or Licenses:

The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.