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Edwards Lifesciences HR Specialist in Unterschleissheim, Germany

This is a great opportunity to work for one of the best companies in the medical device industry where we all contribute to save people´s lives.

We are looking for either somebody with HR experience or also junior HR professional who completed the PFK certificate and wants to put the knowledge in practice.

Main tasks:

  • Preparation of payroll documentation, communication with internal collaboration partners and external payroll provider

  • Preparation of employment contracts incl. compensation analysis for new employees as well as reference letters and certificates for existing employees

  • Personal Records: up-to-date and maintenance of employees’ documentation and personal records, digital and in paper

  • Data Management – proper use of all HR systems, ensure compliance, maintain data up to date, creation of periodical reports

  • Onboarding and orientation process for new employees

Additional tasks:

  • Perform front line HR duties for Germany

  • Administration and implementation/improvement of internal policies in compliance with corporate requirements and legal/social/economic restrictions of the country

  • Assess HR issues that require considerable judgment and risk management where Edwards policies and practices do not exist

  • Advise employees and managers on a variety of payroll/administrative issues in German as well English language

Required Skills

  • 1+ years of experience in HR or HR Diploma (PFK Certificate)

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English & German

  • Expertise in usage of MS Office Suite and HR systems (e.g. Workday or similar)

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge or understanding of HR functional areas including: Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, Talent Acquisition

  • Strict attention to detail and affinity for numbers

  • Good problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to manage internal and external confidential information with utmost discretion

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and to participate in projects

Additional information

  • At this moment this is full time fixed term opportunity for 1 year

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.