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HR Generalist

Covance 6/5/2018 3:54:27 PM
JOB ID: 20492 Category: Human Resources
Regional, Germany



Job Overview

Chiltern, a Covance Company is seeking top talent for positions within our HUMAN RESOURCES department in Frankfurt area, Germany. If you are an Experience d, passionate human resources professional who is used to working independently and in a busy environment then we would love to hear from you. This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Chiltern as we continue to grow and expand. For more information about Chiltern please visit

Job Primary Functions

* Human Resources Generalist required to work for Chiltern, a Covance Company
* You must have previous Experience of working within Human Resources in Germany
* You will work in a fast paced, busy environment and you will be used to working independently
* Permanent, office based role in Frankfurt area, Germany

* Manage employee on-boarding processes
* Manage local employee benefits administration and leave requests
* Guide managers in application of the company's tools and processes for performance management and salary review
* Produce reports and metrics on a regular basis as required by Line Manager and as required in support of RFI processes
* In some countries, fulfil Facilities and Health & Safety Responsibilities
* In some countries, fulfil lead HRIS user responsibilities
* Manages immigration processes when necessary
* May participate in delivery of local training to employees and line managers
* May participate in recruitment interviewing
* Contributes to local policy and local employee handbook development. Ensures policies are revised and communicated
* Escalates complex issues to LM or Country designee

Education / Qualifications

Degree in HR/Legal is preferred


* Profound Experience as a Human Resources Generalist, or an equivalent combination of education and Experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job
* Ability to maintain confidentiality of HR data and information during interactions with staff at all levels
* Previous Experience of working within HR in Germany is essential
* Knowledge of key HR processes: performance management, pay for performance, talent development, induction, immigration, training, coaching, and issue resolution
* Fluent in German and English; knowledge of other local languages preferred where applicable
* Proficient user of MS Office software
* HR certification recognized by the profession
* Hard working
* Used to working independently

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, DEU - Germany


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).