• Permanent, Full time
  • Schroders Investment Management
  • 2018-10-16
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Competitive
  • Full time

HR Generalist for international client group (100%)

HR Generalist for international client group (100%)

Schroders, with headquarters in London, employs over 4600 talented people worldwide, operating in 29 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Schroders in Switzerland is a renowned Financial Institution with around 380 employees located in Zurich and Geneva. For our private clients we provide tailor made investment solutions and complementary financial services. On behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, we invest in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We also specialize in providing high-quality private equity solutions to our clients.

Due to our tremendous growth, we are seeking an experienced

HR Generalist for international client group (100%)

Job specification
• HR administration from entry until leaver process for allocated client group (approx. 100 employees)
• Ensure payroll and its related tasks are handed over to the vendor properly, completely and efficiently
• Consult with line management and provide daily HR guidance
• Prepare contracts, unpaid leave agreements, maternity agreements, reference letters, employer's confirmations, anniversary letters, etc.
• Support staff with the performance management system and process, as well as with the absence and time recording systems
• Provide guidance and support with employee relations matters and ensure reliable monitoring of special cases
• Ensure proper processes and administration of employee benefit transactions
• Counsel line managers and staff on a variety of employee relations issues, including performance management, disciplinary actions, policies and procedures, and employee regulations
• Provide HR support for business changes, e.g. restructuring activity, cost reduction, redundancy and redeployment processes and organizational design change
• Support the HR annual compensation and bonus review process with bonus pool allocation, bottom-up calculations, line-by-line checks, bonus and salary decisions, communication and production of compensation statements and liaise with London (HR, Comp & Benefits Team)
• Prepare HR supporting papers for internal and external meetings (e.g. Board of Directors, Executive Board, Town Hall, etc.) and HR reporting
• Support HR team with various projects, the development of HR policies and procedures

Required profile
• 8+ years of experience in a broad HR area, preferably in an international environment
• Commercial apprenticeship or equivalent education
• Degree in Human Resources (eid. dipl.HR Fachfrau/Fachmann)
• Knowledge of HR concepts and employment regulations
• Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of Oracle and Taleo a plus
• Outstanding ability to cope with pressure and a great level of flexibility
• Efficient, enthusiastic, resilient and initiative
• Very customer oriented and work well in a team
• Fluent in German and in English; strong communication skills and organisational efficiency

We offer a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The office is located only 5 minutes from Zurich Hardbrücke station. Please apply online, with your complete application. Only direct applications will be considered.

Schroder & Co Bank AG
Human Resources
Pfingstweidstrasse 60, CH-8031 Zürich, Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)44 250 11 11