HR Business Partner

Katowice, Poland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for an HR Business Partner for our Katowice office to make the team even stronger.

In Poland currently 1000+ IT Engineers help the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer and deliver software that changes the world. We are in the heartbeat of EPAM, running a large scale of projects and technologies – which provides long-term international career path, travelling and even relocation opportunities for our colleagues. We believe that the team you build is the company you build. Our offices are digital laboratories. Our clients are major global brands. We’re always looking for talented teammates. Think you’ve got what it takes?

In order to support our continued growth we are further expanding our HR Team in Poland. We are committed to build strong local presence and offer valuable HR support and advice for our leaders and people in Katowice, hence we are looking for a local HR Business Partner.

The responsibilities will involve the full HR remit - comprehensive and professional HR service to the business - including implementation of performance reviews, appraisals, stakeholder management, talent management, mobility, and reviewing and managing all current processes and procedures. The ability to build a true partnership, establishing and maintaining close working relationships with managers and team members, being a driver of positive changes are key to success in the role.

Responsibilities

  • Employee Relations:
    • Provide support across all areas of Employee Relations including absence management, disciplinary, grievances, and performance management in accordance with Company values, policies, and procedures.
  • Employee Retention:
    • Build close relationships with the Talent Acquisition teams and Resource Managers to ensure talent and succession planning is effective and in place. Focus on Employee Retention and key Employee engagement initiatives.
  • HR Policies and Procedures:
    • Maintain an up-to-date framework of policies and procedures that enable the business to employ, engage, develop, and manage its people in accordance with the company’s values;
    • Collect HR data and document workflow in a timely fashion;
    • Answering line managers' and employees' HR queries;
    • Acting as contact point for HR matters requiring specific subject matter knowledge.
  • Reporting:
    • Creation and management of regular HR scorecard and data such as performance review reports, training hours per person, risk reduction reports, etc. Collaborating with the management to ensure best practice is in place at all times. Provide effective and efficient HR administration support to the group.
  • Learning and Development:
    • Design and implement learning and development framework that develops management teams' understanding of HR best practice across all areas and fosters a strong leadership culture. Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business and resource management heads.

Requirements

  • Experience in managing an HR function in a technology or commercial organization;
  • Proven experience in building positive corporate culture in large companies could be a plus;
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ambition to set high standards, work efficiently, pay attention to details and deliver quality;
  • Commitment to continuously listen and learn, to develop people, and to improve HR practices;
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish constructive relationships, build trust, and provide counsel in a thoughtful, sensitive and timely manner; be proactive, confident, energetic and positive;
  • Operate in an ethical manner, handle sensitive issues with proper care and confidentiality;
  • Strong business acumen, consulting, analytical, project management, communication, presentation, negotiation, conflict management and problem solving skills;
  • Take responsibility for own actions, support leadership in implementing the business agenda;
  • Ability to build rapport and influence decisions, developments and outcomes at all levels;
  • Result-oriented – understand what is important to staff, clients and management;
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Access, Word);
  • Educational background within Human Resources or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English.

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.);
  • Language classes (English and Polish);
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification;
  • Career development center;
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment;
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects;
  • Relocation package for those who relocates to Krakow, Wroclaw, or Gdansk from other locations;
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.);
  • Fruits on a weekly basis;
  • Sponsored sport activities, E-sport program;
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych zawartych w mojej ofercie pracy dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. U. z 2002 r. Nr 101, poz. 926, ze zm.)";
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.