Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805.
Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, communities, and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy.
With more than CHF 576 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2019, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers.
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 28 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Monaco, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich.
The Pictet Group is one of the world’s leading independent wealth and asset managers. Founded in 1805 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Group has 30 offices in financial centres worldwide and currently employs over 4,600 people. Pictet has been present in Luxembourg since 1989; it employs over 600 people in the Grand Duchy.
We are seeking to recruit an HR Business Partner (HRBP) to join the Human Resources department of Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A.
Reporting to the Head of HR Luxembourg, you will act as a key partner on HR matters for our staff and management, you will play a major role in aligning business needs and Group HR practices. You will interact with the other Group HRBPs to harmonise our local actions with business-line practices and Group-level policies so that we act as one Pictet. Through your contribution you will also ensure that our staff have a fulfilling professional experience as the Pictet Group continues to develop and change.
• Contributing to preparing and implementing the changes that the HR department is set to undergo, as well as being involved in numerous projects aimed at delivering best in-class employee services, promoting new and agile ways of working and developing local international partnerships.
• Playing your part in designing, developing and executing full-cycle recruitment plans and talent-sourcing strategies to ensure that potential talents are attracted, selected and successfully recruited, thereby making sure that staffing goals and the business's overall objectives can be achieved.
• Acquiring clear and detailed knowledge of industry trends, best practices and labour legislation. By establishing efficient people-management practices within the business, with a view to achieving employee satisfaction, you will help to ensure that valuable employees are retained. Moreover, you will be committed to assisting our talented staff and their managers in continuing their development and training. You will also be required to identify and manage difficulties that may arise with staff by providing support with complex work-related and personal situations.
• Overseeing the year-end process in direct contact with the senior management of the business lines concerned. As part of the appraisal and appointment processes, you will assist and challenge managers and contribute to any relevant analyses of compensation data, with the assistance of our HR Solutions & Rewards team.
• Providing active assistance with talent management to ensure that staff are retained and that suitable opportunities are provided for staff development and promotion as well as internal and international mobility.
• Contributing to various HR projects, all of them aimed at developing, improving and extending our services.
• A Master's degree in a relevant field, or a qualification deemed equivalent.
• At least five years’ experience as an HR Business Partner, working in an international environment.
• An ability to grasp the strategic issues involved in the business and to provide pragmatic solutions in areas such as organisational development, talent management, performance management, remuneration, recruitment, etc.
• An ability to navigate smoothly in a complex, fast-paced and inter-connected environment.
• Excellent communication skills, an ability to interact tactfully and diplomatically with a range of exacting interlocutors and to develop relationships based on mutual trust.
• Strong public-speaking skills and a capacity to present your views convincingly.
• A service-oriented team player who shows solidarity with colleagues and is able to empathise with them.
• Proven experience of leading projects in the HR field, or linked to human resources matters.
• MBTI or Insight MDI certification, or willingness to achieve certification.
• Knowledge of Luxembourg labour law, and background in the financial/asset management sector (preferred).
• Excellent command of English and French; knowledge of German would be a real asset.
• Skilled user of the standard MS Office applications.
• Absolute discretion and an awareness of the need to respect confidentiality.
• As the chosen candidate, you will be a ‘doer’ who is motivated by the desire to take up a stimulating and highly empowering challenge, working for a group with an international reach.
We will not accept any CVs from agencies.
Diversity & Inclusion
In accordance with the provisions of the Luxembourg Law of 23 July 2016 amending the Law of 29 March 2013, candidates may be required to provide an extract from their criminal record. This document, issued by the authorities, must have been issued within the last 3 months. This document is requested to carry out a background check on candidates, taking into account the field in which the Pictet Group operates and, more specifically, the tasks described in this job description.
Pictet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. We respect all individuals and seek their inclusion in the workplace.