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Want to be part of the team in our Melamine and Fertilizer Business? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Country HR Manager France (m/f)

  • Location: Flexible - France
  • Type: CDI - Contrat a Durée Indéterminée
  • Application Deadline: 05/02/2023
  • Hours: Plein temps

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Location: Flexible – Nitro Locations in France (Courbevoie, Grandpuits, Grand-Quevilly, Ottmarsheim)

Division: Nitro

Are you looking for an exciting role where you can grow and develop your skills? Would you like to work in a people-focused international company with a collaborative and supportive company culture? Would you enjoy being part of our expansion journey?

We are looking for a Country HR Manager France (m/f) who shall implement the People Policy in France, be responsible for the leadership of the country HR organisation and development, ensure a good implementation and management of required key HR processes and transactional services by taking into account the legal, social and cultural context.

Your responsibilities would be to:

  • Oversee the local implementation, the core HR strategic initiatives and processes and to drive the delivery of the local HR portfolio.
  • Lead the local HR team by developing and supporting people in order to deliver top quality HR capability and services.
  • Identify and drive the country HR initiatives with local management based on local requirements
  • Ensure that the local policies meet global standards as well as local laws, custom & practice
  • Coordinate with the HR Director, HR partners and peers to ensure that CHR meets the strategic needs of Borealis Nitro.
  • Provide feedback & input to HR Director on need for design/ improvement / adaptation of core HR processes, tools and standards as well as specific programs
  • Be accountable for Industrial Relations, e.g. Central Works Council, CLA negotiations, Profit Sharing, Working Time, Equality between men and women… (compliance with Group Policies and local legal requirements)
  • Manage Major change processes and to lead projects

About you:

  • You are passionate about being a business partner to your stakeholders and an experienced negotiator at senior level in developing and implementing HR strategic initiatives
  • You have the capacity to build networks and drive major change processes
  • You are recognised for being communicative, dialogue engaging, motivating and setting direction for others
  • You have the ability to resolve conflicts and act as constructive challenger
  • You have a good understanding of the main business processes and strategic issues
  • You are experienced in relevant legal and contractual principles
  • You have the ability to work in a multicultural environment and have international experience, both in terms of business and culture
  • You hold a Master Degree in HR, Law, Social Sciences or Business Economics with minimum 5 to 10 years in a similar role or a total experience of 10 to 15 years of relevant experience.
  • You are available for regular travels

Required language levels:

  • French: Native
  • English: Professional knowledge, written and spoken
  • Additional European languages are an asset, especially German

What we offer to you:

  • This position is full-time, permanent and will report to the HR Director of the Division.
  • The location is flexible in the NITRO locations in France (Courbevoie, Grandpuits, Grand-Quevilly, Ottmarsheim)
  • Work-life balance, working from home opportunity after the on-boarding period
  • Competitive compensation package, including bonus
  • Opportunities to develop within the company across various locations and roles

How to apply: If you are interested in this position and meet most of the above profile criteria, please apply on line and send your application/CV.

About Borealis

Borealis, with its head office in Vienna, Austria, employs 6,900 employees and operates in 120 countries on five continents. OMV owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. In 2020, Borealis generated EUR 6.8 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 589 million.

Borealis‘ nitrogen business

Borealis‘ European nitrogen base comprises more than 2,000 employees, 13 office locations, 7 production locations as well as 21 proprietary warehouses serving markets all around the world. Balanced agricultural concepts, precisely measured nutrient content which is directly available for the plants, and need-based product application are key for sustainable fertilisation practices. With our technical nitrogen products, which enhance industrial production processes, and our production of animal feed products and high-quality intermediate products for the healthcare industry we contribute to a better life for people all over the world. High-quality melamine for adhesives, coatings, laminates and moulding applications contribute to a more sustainable everyday life.

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