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Posting Date:  17-Jul-2021

Poznan, PL

Entity / company:  Carlsberg Shared Services (CSS)

Head of People and Culture (Director)

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We are brewing for better today and tomorrow. At the moment we are looking for candidates for the position of:
Head of People & Culture
Location: Poznań


We are Carlsberg Shared Services, a member of Carlsberg Group, and a place where passion for beer meets with innovation and sense of vision and purpose. We maintain an open culture based on strong values, where your insights and opinions are welcome and matter, and where you can steer your career towards anywhere you dream of.
We are currently looking for a highly skilled HR Professional to lead our People & Culture team.


Meet the team
People & Culture department is all about Carlsberg employees, their continuous development and growth opportunities for today and tomorrow. We are guardians of our organizational culture and we support business goals. The team is currently made of 10 team members who are dedicated to provide services for Carlsberg Shared Services, such as Payroll & Administration, Talent Attraction & Acquisition, Learning & Development and HR Business Partnering. 
Our Shared Service Center hosts functions like Invoice to Pay, Procure to Invoice, Record to Report, Customer to Cash, Financial Planning & Analysis, Transport Control Tower, and other roles based out of Poznan.
Joining us means…

  •      leading and administrating all HR functions including Payroll & Administration, Talent Attraction & Acquisition, Learning & Development and HR Business Partnering for over 400 employees at CSS;
  •      collaboration with multiple stakeholders, including Group Functions;
  •      having multiple opportunities to grow professionally and personally through a variety of interesting projects and initiatives that will shape the future for you, our office, and the whole Carlsberg Group;
  •      working with great, motivated and full of passion team.

Your responsibilities will include…

  •      leading and developing the People & Culture teams; 
  •      driving Triple “A” organizational culture (Alignment, Accountability and Action);
  •      inspiring one team approach;
  •      being part of Carlsberg Shared Services Management Team and contributing to the overall CSS strategy by ensuring alignment to common ways of working;
  •      defining documents and leading the delivery of HR Processes in CSS;
  •      providing consultation to CSS’ Management Team on strategic staffing plans, such as Compensation, Benefits, Learning & development, Budget, Labor relations etc.
  •      performing risk management and mitigation actions related to HR operations delivery;
  •      ownership of the processes and ensuring their compliance with law & regulations, as well as corporate policies;
  •      ensuring alignment on HR priorities with the Group and Business Functions and translating them into Key Performance Indicators & aligned annual performance targets for the Team;
  •      collaborating with HR Community across Carlsberg Group;
  •      ownership of all process documentation (including training materials).


We are looking for a person who…

  •      has Master Degree in Human Resources or related area;
  •      has 10+ years of professional experience in similar role, preferably in international environment and in related industry;
  •      communicates fluently in English and Polish  (spoken and written)- other languages would be considered as an asset;
  •      has experience of SSC’s operations;
  •      is an expert in functional sub-areas (Talent Acquisition, Payroll, Org Development, Leadership development);
  •      presents excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate with impact;
  •      is highly effective at initiating and leading cross-functional teams through building collaborative relationships;
  •      presents solid understanding of the teams operations, culture, policies and procedures ideally from a SSC organization;
  •      is an experienced leader, able to develop & empower People
  •      has proven track record from work in complex organizational interdependencies;
  •      has SAP knowledge;
  •      has strategic thinking skills and ability to understand the business and see the “big picture”;
  •      demonstrates strong people skills;
  •      has deep knowledge of Polish labor laws and regulations;
  •      has budget management experience;
  •      presents significant experience of process performance improvement in a large organization;
  •      shows analytical thinking skills;
  •      is able to work cross-functionally in project work and project management;
  •      is results/execution-focused and presents structured approach;
  •      understands how to document and share the knowledge;
  •      is able to manage Customer Expectations in proper manner.


What do we offer?

  •      private health care, life insurance and MyBenefit system at your own disposal;
  •      flexible working hours;
  •      extra holiday and Christmas bonus every year;
  •      annual bonus;
  •      opportunity to be awarded with variety of company rewards;
  •      access to online training platform;
  •      online Wednesday sessions with interesting meetings and workshops;
  •      exciting growth and development opportunities within the organization;
  •      working in a passionate, international environment;
  •      an excellent office location right in the heart of a vibrant city.



Carlsberg Group: Brewing for a better today and tomorrow

For us success has always been in the diverse mix of our people, our beers and our brands. At Carlsberg, we want to recruit and develop people with a global mindset, cultural understanding, and international experience to ensure that our organization stays agile, inclusive and prepared for future growth. Only by acknowledging and harvesting from different perspectives and experiences, will we gain competitive advantage and leverage the effect of diversity for business growth. Carlsberg aims to create equal access to opportunity regardless of social identity, and we encourage everyone to apply regardless of gender, nationality, race, religion or any other characteristics protected by law.

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