As HR Operations Manager Europe, you will oversee all operational and transactional aspects of HR for the European organization of IDEXX (20 countries).
Your team, containing of 8 People Operations Specialists and 2 interns, is managing the day to day activities for their assigned region and you are the escalation point for them when needed. You monitor your teams work distribution and progress via the available tools. You coach, manage and motivate your team and when needed support performance improvements. You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and work along your team on the operational tasks.
You oversee and coordinate European wide projects and you work closely with the Payroll Manager on the operational excellence in your region. You closely partner with other HR COE’s to ensure efficient and compliant rollout of new initiatives.
You safeguard that our operating policies and procedures are executed in line with the strategic direction of the Global Operational Excellence team and any local statutory requirements.
Reporting to the European Head of People Operations & Payroll, you have a key position within our European structure.
What you will need to Succeed
3-5 years’ experience in leading HR Operations/HR Services teams on regional level within a shared service center model
Experience with Workday and a case management tool (Service Now)
Experience in developing and reviewing HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and internal needs
Excellent planning and organizing skills, with the ability to balance conflicting deadlines and priorities
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact on all levels of the organization
Excellent knowledge of English and other European language, both verbal and written
Attention to detail with absolute focus on confidentiality
Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office tools
Ability and experience in being flexible, pragmatic, tolerant and resilient with a positive attitude to change.
You are a communicatively strong people manager with experience in managing international, diverse and, at this moment, virtual team
You work quickly but accurately and know how to stay calm under great pressure.
What We Offer
When you join IDEXX, you will find yourself in a challenging but exciting environment where you are given the opportunity to be yourself, innovate, and grow. We have so much to offer!
From day one, you will get full autonomy in your work and ample support when you need it. You will join a successful team who are motivated by their unified purpose of helping others. You will work with people who are inspiring, open, and the best in their operating space. You’ll be part of a double-digit growth company in a quickly growing market and we are leading the way forward with innovative products, services, and a strong focus on our customers.
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.