Head of Human Resources Austria & Slovakia (f/m/d)

Head of Human Resources Austria & Slovakia (f/m/d)
Franchise Restaurants


Job Description

The Company 

Our client is a fast-growing operator of franchise restaurants in Central and Eastern Europe with ambitious plans to reach 100 restaurants across the region by 2030. The Company is looking for a Head of Human Resources to join the leadership team and lead the People & Culture agenda for both countries. This role will report to the Managing Director and will initially lead a team of five.
Sector: Restaurants | Franchise
Location: Austria | Slovakia 

Your Main Tasks

  • You are accountable for all HR affairs in Austria and Slovakia. As a trusted advisor, you possess the ability to coach and counsel individuals at all organizational levels
  • Development of an employer branding strategy - positioning the company as an employer of choice
  • Concrete measures and implementation of an authentic and constant candidate journey
  • Primary point of contact for all labour-law matters in both countries
  • Ensuring a successful Candidate Journey and effective Research & Recruiting
  • Developing the business strategy in collaboration with the leadership team
  • Setting up and develop technology-supported systems and processes
  • Grow an exceptional People team those scales with the business

Your Profile

  • An experienced HR professional with particular expertise in scaling up multi-unit businesses (catering, hospitality, fast-Food, retail etc.)
  • Strong understanding of business results and operational KPIs to identify opportunities and needs for HR support
  • Ability to make sound decisions, even in complex or uncertain situations, and to implement them consistently
  • Extensive expertise in labor law, including a profound understanding of collective agreements and related matters
  • Strong communicator with the ability to engage with teams from restaurant staff (on equal footing) up to the Board
  • Proficiency in English is essential; fluency in German and/or Slovak is advantageous

The Role Offers

  • Flexible working hours tailored to accommodate your needs and goals
  • Attractive performance-based bonuses
  • Company car available for private use
  • Opportunities for career growth within a culture that encourages individuality and authenticity

Remuneration: from € 80.000 p.a. depending on qualifications and professional experience, a salary in line with the market is offered.

Start date: asap


We address women and men equally in the sense of the equal treatment act and look forward to receiving your online application (including letter of motivation, CV, any references as pdf), stating your salary requirements and your earliest possible starting date. Ms. Schönhofer-Holler will get in touch with you.

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