HR Manager Luxembourg

  • Location

    Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Sector:

    Investment Banking

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €90000 - €120000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Donker

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:




Relationship Management

  • Establish a trusted advisor relationship with the clients as well as with regional HR partners
  • Develop strong working relationships with the regional specialist teams to help ensure the efficient delivery of end to end HR services, products and processes to clients and employees
  • Partner with Line Managers across business lines to ensure the effective & seamless delivery of end-to-end HR services and processes
  • Provide line managers and employees with responsive, high quality guidance and counsel on HR services, policies and activities.

Performance Management

  • Provide guidance to Line Managers for goal-setting and the performance review process; coach managers in providing high quality feedback and linking compensation to performance management
  • Assist line managers to address under performance, develop employee to grow into new roles, and have difficult conversations
  • Provide advisory and training support to employees and managers during the performance management and employee feedback process
  • Drive calibration across the year-end calibration

Employee Relations

  • Advise Line Managers on opportunities and risks relating to management actions and challenges with employee that may affect employee relations
  • Perform exit management actions as required including RIFs
  • Provide proactive manager education and coaching to improve ER environment and mitigate risks
  • Work with managers to address employee issues, assist with performance management and raising the overall performance level
  • Counsel employees on personal and work related issues that affect performance and foster policy understanding g. performance capability etc.
  • Manage local employee representative bodies and social partners on HR matters


  • Partner with Recruiting, Compensation and Line Managers to ensure proposed Compensation offers to candidates are compliant with regulatory, and business unit
  • Monitor recruiting data and metrics to identify trends and anticipate issues e.g. use of compensation commitments
  • Interpret and implement workforce plan and integrate with replacement and opportunistic hiring
  • Support managers to devise appropriate new-hire orientation and transition plans
  • Facilitate internal career mobility discussions with employees and managers
  • Participate in the approvals process e.g. ATO

Talent & OD

  • Run the talent process - identification/assessment, calibration of designations, driving business talent reviews
  • Support the cluster talent board activities
  • Ensure the business actions effective career, development and succession plans, with emphasis on High Potential/deep reach as well as critical talent
  • Champion and potentially even manage/facilitate/deliver high potential and rotational/mobility programmes


  • Work with seniors to identify the learning needs in their business and help implement appropriate solutions
  • Coach and train managers in all core people management processes
  • Provide support for business team development


  • Partner with EMEA Mobility and/or the local mobility coordinator to identify and implement the appropriate mobility solutions
  • Partner with Mobility to devise a rationale for Approval purposes (includes information to facilitate relocation)
  • Dealing with complex individual

Reporting & Metrics

  • Partner with analysts and/or HRSS to obtain and interpret metrics required for businesses; provide commentary and insight on analysis.

Risk & Controls

  • Understand and proactively manage risk and compliance across all areas of work
  • Appropriately assess risk/reward relationships when making business decisions
  • Adhere, at all times, to relevant laws, internal policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Complete all mandatory training on time
  • Escalate any potential or arising risks, liabilities or issues as soon as known to the direct

HR Projects & Initiatives

  • Actively contribute to HR projects & initiatives as


  • Strong experience in an HR Generalist/Business Partner role in an international matrix organization
  • Good understanding and application of local employment law, procedure & policies
  • Knowledge and experience of sound HR practice
  • Commercial awareness and a solid understanding of how HR adds value to the business
  • Proven experience in coaching leaders and staff (e.g. on performance and on developmental aspects)
  • Project management and delivery
  • Experience in the Financial Industry preferred but not a pre-requisite


  • Degree in Business, Human Resources Management or related
  • Proven track record of delivery in a complex and international matrix


  • Able to communicate well, with tact and diplomacy, both verbally and in writing
  • Language Skills: written and verbal fluency in both French & English is essential
  • Excellent written, numerical and analytical skills
  • Proven track record of execution and delivery in a busy and complex environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in the use of HR systems, preferably People Soft, Taleo
  • Strong ability to influence & persuade
  • Demonstrable decision making and problem solving skills, outcome and solutions focused
  • Adaptable, pragmatic, and "hands-on" approach
  • High tolerance for dealing with ambiguity and on-going change
  • Client Excellence: can quickly establish rapport and credibility to deal in a professional manner with individuals at all levels in the organisation
  • Strong organisational skills: prioritise, organise and drive personal work flow and follow-up to completion
  • Time sensitive and productive: ability to be responsive and prioritise tasks, work to tight deadlines, expedite and chase to completion
  • Resilient under pressure and self-motivated in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • High level of personal integrity and discretion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team

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