HR Manager - EU/UK

Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
29 Sep 2021
29 Oct 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in our Head Office in Paris, we are currently seeking an experienced HR Manager - EU/UK to join our Human Resources team. Reporting into the Head of HR in our Sydney office, the successful candidate will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources department in Europe and the UK.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Support the expansion of the Zimmermann business in new regions in Europe, including ensuring compliance with relevant local Employment Law requirements, and localizing all Zimmermann policies and procedures per region.
  • Maintain compliance with each countries employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; review policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Champion Diversity & Inclusion through the Recruitment process working to ensure a diverse representation across both the Corporate and Retail teams.
  • Manage the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants.
  • Partner with management to provide resolutions for Employee Relation issues.
  • Mange disciplinary actions and termination process and review and approve all warnings and/or terminations, violation of company regulations/ policies or severe/continuing performance not consistent with company expectations, in line with regional requirements across the EU and UK and in consultation with 3rd party consultants for countries other than France.
  • Partner with Payroll Manager in Sydney HO and external local consultants as applicable to ensure management of European and UK Payrolls.
  • Support the implementation of time and attendance systems across regions in conjunction with Payroll.
  • Management of the restaurant vouchers (set up and distribution) for all team members in relevant EU countries.
  • Conduct exit interviews and make recommendations to the management team to help reduce turnover.
  • Processing of worker’s compensation claims with local partners.

Required skills & expertise:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the fashion industry (beneficial but not essential).
  • High level of organisational and time management skills.
  • A thorough knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of HR/Payroll Systems.
  • First aid certificate including CPR training.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Zimmermann is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications ensuring a strong corporate commitment to diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.