HR Business Partner Commerce & Other Functions

Job Description


Proactively support the delivery of HR processes.

  • Participate in recruitment processes to ensure the right people are hired at the right cost
  • Discuss the necessity and urgency behind recruitment with HOD’s
  • Coordinate internal staffing and moves
  • Secure the Performance Management process in the business areas, supporting objective setting, advising managers, monitoring the process progress, challenging performance ratings; ensuring quality feedback and bell curves are applied

Support managers in area of people development                                                                                                    

  • Identify training needs and approve training requests in coordination with Training and Development Officer                 
  • Establish priorities and identify candidates to train in cooperation with HOD’s
  • Discuss the Management Review Process with Directors to map talent needs, identify potential, and define development needs / actions to close talent gaps; support in succession planning process
  • Participate in developing management succession plans
  • Assist different individuals in developing their PDPs, advise and coach managers in career development and finetune development wishes before sending to POD
  • Implement departmental career paths and competencies frameworks
  • Implement leadership programs for senior management

Lead the change management

  • Introduce, support and influence change management initiatives with HOD’s to enhance overall performance
  • Support and advise the departments in developing and implementing their change and communications plans
  • Ensure that relevant qualitative information is captured and actions are taken on the basis of the Climate Survey in cooperation with POD
  • Assist in implementing departmental effectiveness and development projects

Provide support in organization change

  • Advise and participate proactively in the optimal organizational design and coordinate change plan implementation
  • Contribute in developing new job descriptions and provide required input for job grading in collaboration with the Comp & Ben manager

Employee relations

  • Provide input for review of HR policies and procedures and contribute to their implementation after review
  • Councel and handle employee grievance and ensure proper communication
  • Manage disciplinary processes to ensure consistency and fairness
  • Run HR workshops to provide line managers with information on latest employment law changes and how these will impact their management responsibilities and existing policies and procedures


  • Bachelor or master degree in HRM, Management, Social sciences
  • 5 years in HR management
  • 2 years in managing people
  • Good in English and French