hr generalist - athens

panagiota margariti, randstad hellas
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athens, attica
human resources
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panagiota margariti, randstad hellas

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Are you an HR professional, with about 3 years of experience, eager for an HR Generalist role where you will have the opportunity to implement your HR know-how and expertise? Do you want to be in a position with direct contact with management with the opportunity to influence key decisions. Then, we have the right opportunity for you, as HR Generalist, in our client, a multinational company, in the financial services industry. 


The HR Generalist will be entitled the following benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A vibrant, friendly, and highly motivating working environment
  • Opportunities for development on a local or international scale


As an HR Generalist, your main tasks will include the following:

  • Provide counselling about HR policies, procedures and systems to CEO and local teams 
  • Operationalize Group HR strategies in the BU
  • Collect, analyze and report in order to make recommendations to managers and other functional units regarding operational workforce planning and succession planning 
  • Partner with the CEO and local management team when dealing with performance reviews, compensation strategies, talent management action plans and employee relations and processes such as recruiting. 
  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries of senior levels 
  • Analyze results from opinion survey together with business managers and helps them define appropriate action plans
  • Act as counsel and coach to CEO, senior team and managers in regards to HR polices, procedures and systems
  • Balance employee and management needs  
  • Ensure Group polices and procedures are understood by the local management and HR staff
  • Implement Group and regional HR strategies while meeting local needs
  • Change management – motivate and retain people in a challenging and fast changing business environment (restructuring, cost reduction scenario)
  • Gaining broad/deep understanding of internal talents, ensuring internal talent is correctly deployed in the region 
  • Build relationships with managers across the BU
  • Act as a trusted advisor for employees and managers
  • Build relationships with other HR core functions
  • Build relationships with the regional HR team


The ideal candidate for the HR Generalist position will possess the following:

  • BS/MS degree in Human Resources or a Business related field 
  • At least 3 years experience as HR Generalist (Compensation and Recruiting)
  • Labor Law knowledge and Regulations
  • Fluent English and Greek is essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS office applications
  • Kwoledge of SAP SuccessFactors would be an asset
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Customer focus/service oriented
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation skills 
  • Build relationships with partners (lawyers, HR agencies and consulting firms) 
  • Ability to balance management needs with employee needs
  • Ability to manage complex situations between the Group, the region and local BU
  • Ability to manage within a matrix organisation


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you today!

Here's how to apply:

  1. Apply online by clicking the Apply button
  2. Upload your CV
  3. For further info please call at +30 2106770523 and ask for Patty Margariti

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.