HR Specialist GBS Operations - General Admin - German Speaker (M/F/D)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Within the framework of HR Services, we are providing excellent services and business competence regarding all HR Services related processes. As HR Services strives to combine competent and professional business partnering with a constant enhancement of services in an efficient and value-adding way, the role is vitally supporting this target by following key responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general administration within the HR Services team for all defined processes, tools and programmes and processes on a European and partially on a global level.
  • Be a contact person for the HR community and relevant stakeholders regarding the respective HR Services processes and challenges.
  • Maintain system wide through SAP and other relevant HR systems.
  • Handle standard inquiries & support through ticket service or via phone.
  • Timely execute assigned tasks and issues according to defined processes, timetables and service levels in compliance with tariff and work agreements.
  • Support and administer the digitalisation within HR Services
  • Identify improvement potential in all HR Services processes and administer the implementation of the improvements.
  • Support in the preparation of data and system audits and execute accordingly.
  • Provide consistent information to employees on HR Services topics according to the process and knowledge data base
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of HR Services procedures, processes and systems and respective documentation
  • Ensure correct execution of laws and regulations with regards to specific employee master data and organizational data according to defined procedures
  • Suggest modification of systems and processes to ensure correct execution of laws and compliance to company policies
  • Providing input for creation of user manuals and process mappings
  • Providing input for communication of standards, procedures and processes to employees, internal customers.
  • Participate regularly in workshops and meetings held by subject matter experts within HR Services



Key Relationships:

  • HR Services teams
  • HR Partners
  • Rewards Teams
  • Payroll Teams
  • Talent Acquisition
  • External authorities, consultants, and suppliers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good level of affinity to and experience with HR and Business computing solutions, with SAP HR OM knowledge
  • Very good analytical skills and detail-oriented work style
  • Team player mentality
  • Strong customer focus and service minded
  • International mind-set; first experience as part of a geographically & culturally diverse team
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as prioritizes and completes tasks in order of importance


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree or Commercial education
  • 1-3 years relevant working experience in a multi-national environment, preferably within HR
  • Very good command of German and English
  • Experience with Business computing solutions and with SAP HR
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office applications
  • Fully qualified/trained in job, deep knowledge in HR Shared Service set-up


***Please apply with your CV in English***

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Job Title:  HR Specialist GBS Operations - General Admin - German Speaker (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Human Resources
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  415929
Date:  Jun 29, 2022