HR Manager Romania

Job id:  32454
Job location: 

Sibiu, RO


Colt provides network, voice and data centre services to thousands of businesses around the world, allowing them to focus on delivering their business goals instead of the underlying infrastructure. 


 Role title:

HR Manager Romania

Reporting line:

Regional HR Operations and Transformation




Sibiu, Romania


Role purpose

Managing, developing and coaching a team of HR professionals supporting Colt’s Romanian locations and the 200 employees employed across various business units. On such role you'll be providing both operational and employee relations support across all aspects of the Employee Lifecycle and different expertise across all areas of HR Operations ensuring a pro-active, consistent and efficient approach in line with our Global Operating Model.



Key accountabilities


  • Manage a HR Advisor
  • Supporting, developing and managing them day to day to achieve high performance in the team
  • Provide advice and assistance to employees and managers for all employment related queries, with reference to, and interpretation of, local legislation, the employee handbooks and policies.
  • Partner with business and HR stakeholders to provide support across all aspects of HR Operations to ensure that  business needs can be met whilst remaining legally compliant, and operating in line with best practice guidelines
  • Lead Employee Relations cases including redundancies, negotiations and consultations
  • Provide advice to colleagues Globally on Romanian law
  • Lead on performance related matters and investigations including grievances, performance improvement plans and disciplinaries
  • Manage extended sick leave cases, liaise with occupational health providers for advice, review recommendations and discuss course of action with line managers and employees
  • Monitor and review HR policies and processes to ensure they are locally compliant. Maintain accurate and up to date documentation for processes and working practices
  • Support the operational elements of all key people processes e.g. performance management, talent management, annual salary and benefits review
  • Ensure all employment changes are updated in HR systems and communicated effectively to payroll as appropriate
  • Support the implementation of HR policy, programmes and business change management initiatives operationally
  • Collaborate with HR Colleagues across all specialisms on the delivery of various global HR initiatives to drive business change
  • Manage and approve monthly payroll submissions
  • Escalation point for local pensions & benefits matters
  • Support executive level appointments and onboarding



Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience

Experience required: 

  • Proficient in English
  • Professional HR qualification and/or experience
  • People management experience
  • Up to date knowledge of Romanian employment legislation and best practice
  • Broad knowledge of all core operational HR tasks including payroll processing, employee relations and onboarding/offboarding
  • Experience in other geographies outside of the remit of this role is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with SAP (Successfactors) or other HRIS is essential
  • Experience in documenting and improving processes, driving continuous improvement and challenging the status quo in terms of operational activities.

Person Specifics:

  • Robust, resilient, approachable and diplomatic style with the confidence to deal with challenging senior leaders
  • A strong customer service mind set when dealing with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Capacity to deal with a wide range of stakeholders with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and cope with pressure
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, influence and problem solving skills
  • Friendly and able to converse with people at any level
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills, particularly with respect to organisation, prioritisation, and time management 


What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.
In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff:

  • Private health insurance
  • Meal vouchers
  • Two days off paid per year for volunteer activities
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program 
  • Flexible work schedule in accordance with company policy
  • Bookster subscription
  • 7Card subscription
  • LinkedIn Learning platform

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