HR Country Manager Austria (f/m)

Mondi Group
  • Austria
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 23.4.2019

HR Country Manager Austria (f/m)

Immediate start date, any Austrian Mondi location

Your responsibilities:

As an HR Country Manager Austria, you are the (single) point of contact and partner for Managing Directors and local Opco members in defined HR areas in Austria. You possess a deep understanding of the business needs and its people impact and actively support our MDs in achieving their business priorities. Together with your country HR team, you form strong partnerships across the HR function and deliver value-added HR services to management and employees.

Your responsibilities include:

  • ensuring that defined Group-wide HR processes, programmes and initiatives are effectively achieved and that global roll-outs are implemented in all Austrian plants
  • facilitating talent management processes on plant/mill and country level and ensuring that robust succession pipelines are in place
  • strengthening local employer branding activities to attract key skills in the market and driving country wide activities if and where required
  • coaching local leadership teams to ensure that they deliver on their promises, inspire their teams and create a positive employee experience
  • recruiting and onboarding of Senior Leader and defined Senior Manager positions within the country and supporting talent acquisition and talent retention on the local level
  • providing business with expert knowledge on local HR and market trends (legal, industry, talent, etc.)
  • managing and/or supervising transactional HR services and ensuring that difficult cases - especially terminations - are properly managed and led through (e.g. compensation & benefits, contracting, legal HR advice, payroll)
  • supporting relations with works councils, employee relations where and when needed
  • driving HR synergies within the country, streamlining redundant HR processes and sharing HR best practises within the Group HR community
  • building up and leading an effective HR country organisation and supporting in upgrading local HR capabilities to deliver excellent HR services
  • driving and coordinating country wide HR projects as well as participating in Group HR projects

Our requirements:

  • excellent consultancy, coaching and relationship building skills
  • hands-on mentality, willing to solve transactional HR topics in plants
  • passion and drive to shape the people agenda within the country
  • team leader, able to build up and lead an effective country HR team
  • solution-oriented, mentality balanced, with a strong delivery focus
  • performance motivation and eagerness to progress


  • excellent command of German and English


  • strong HR Generalist experience
  • deep knowledge of Austrian employment law
  • proven experience in managing employee relations and case management


  • availability to travel to plants (up to 60% of working time)

We offer:

  • challenging tasks and inspiring projects within a successful, dynamic and flexible environment
  • an international and encouraging market leader of the packaging & paper industry
  • engaging social benefits (e.g. health programs, special conditions, etc.)
  • individual development opportunities (e.g. The Mondi Academy)
  • the opportunity to unfold (y)our true potential within Mondi
  • company car

Ref. Austrian "Bundes-Gleichbehandlungsgesetz": The position is subject to the Austrian collective agreement of the "Papierverarbeitende Industrie" with a legal minimum wage of EUR50,747 gross/year on a full-time basis plus overpayment. The overpayment is determined by the qualification of the jobholder.

Contact person:

If you are a dynamic and open-minded team player whose working style is characterised by flexibility and you are looking for a position where you take on even more responsibilities, take the first step and send your application to Harald Mayer.

Mondi AG
Marxergasse 4A
1030 Wien

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