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What's this role about?

The HR Business Partner plays a crucial role in aligning Endava's human resources strategy with its overall business objectives. Serving as the primary contact for all people matters, they function as an advocate for employees, an expert in employee relations, a catalyst for change, and a strategic advisor to the business. By possessing a deep understanding of the market within their designated unit, the HR Business Partner can effectively shape and position the unit for success by leveraging the power of our people.   In their capacity, the HR BP drives the global human resources strategy for Endava’s locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. This involves collaborating closely with business leaders and managers to enhance workforce capabilities, devise talent management strategies, and develop initiatives that advance shared organizational goals, ultimately leading to tangible business outcomes. Additionally, the HR BP ensures adherence to legal regulations within their purview, collaborating closely with other HR functions to maintain compliance across the board.   *Responsibilities:* The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following tasks:   *Strategic Adviser:*  * Acts as an adviser for the leadership team for the client group aligning business strategy with the people agenda and transform the needs into solutions and initiatives contributing to meeting organizational goals. * Provides consulting services on organization’s design structure, roles, and responsibilities to optimize performance and drive business results. This may involve restructuring teams or departments, developing new job descriptions, or creating new roles to support the business strategy. * Partners with the leadership team to guide them through change with impact as needed. * Utilize data, metrics, and analytics to identify trends, develop data-driven recommendations to drive results in the organization and measure initiatives’ effectiveness. Results may have reach beyond immediate client group. *Execution Focused:* * Drives and provides guidance on core people processes across the client group (workforce planning, grades and salary review processes, performance management) and ensures alignment across processes with the rest of the region. * Acts as an account manager and works with the wider People team to deliver excellent people solutions within designated timelines and budgets. * Contributes to the capability growth plan for the client group, collaborating with leaders to ensure it addresses the skills gaps and career growth plans of the individuals and teams as well as driving a talent strategy focused on engagement and retention of top talent. * Mentors, coaches, and provides feedback to managers at all levels.   *Employee Relations and Compliance:*  * Manages and resolves employee relations cases, e.g., monitoring absence, capability, and performance, disciplinary investigations, and mediating workplace conflict in line with the companies’ policies and legal requirements. * Keeps abreast of local employment legislation and translates the impact on our organization and business processes ensuring regulatory compliance. * Contributes to the development, implementation and communication of policies and procedures and provides guidance and interpretation on people policies.  * Owns the relationship with local employee and union representations and if necessary, manages complex union/redundancy consultations. 

What skills and experience do you need?

*Your profile:* * You hold a degree in Human Resources or a related field. * The area you will oversee is extensive, covering numerous countries. Experience in larger organizations is highly beneficial. * You bring several years of work experience in global HR roles with demonstrated expertise in multiple HR areas including organizational development, talent and performance management, compensation and benefits, and international employee relations. M&A experience is preferred. * You have an excellent knowledge of employment laws and regulations in Germany and familiarity with laws in other European countries. * You possess significant international employment relations experience, such as dealing with restructuring and post-M&A scenarios. * You have relevant, progressive HR Business Partner experience supporting senior-level and executive leaders. * You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels. * You have an excellent knowledge of HR best practices on a global level, working in international teams and supporting client groups in various countries through change projects. * You believe there’s a way to solve any challenge and take pride in delivering timely and thorough service with outstanding follow-up. * You are skilled at applying data insights to decision-making, interpreting HR data, and deriving actionable recommendations. * You enjoy innovative HR work and are highly passionate about driving current topics forward. * You are fluent in English and German; any other language would be a plus.

What's in it for you?

*  Competitive salary package. *  Robust benefits package (Bonuses, Discounts and Stock Options). *  Diverse activities with a high international share and a wide range of topics. *  State of the art technology. *  Ongoing learning opportunities – complex projects, training, coaching, conferences, workshops, certifications, online learning platforms, subscriptions, etc. *  We live Work-Life-Balance with flexible working hours, and home office possibilities. *  Diverse company social life - events, sports tournaments, team buildings, passion groups (e.g. hiking, book club, green team). *  Multicultural environment - working with colleagues and clients across different countries.

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