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HR Business Partner


Human Resources Business Partner, Professional Services 


We are looking for a qualified HR business partner to oversee all human resources operations and ensure they’re aligned with our global business goals in professional services. 


Our ideal candidate should have solid experience with HR practices and employee management and be familiar with global practices. You will communicate with the board of directors and senior managers to express new ideas and suggest solutions, considering budget limitations and our company culture. 


Ultimately, you should be able to act as a consultant on human resources management and organizational changes. 



  • Influencing and building relationships with global management teams and people managers to position HR as a trusted advisor in the designated board area 

  • Driving the talent agenda to build a sustainable pipeline of world class talent through acquisition, appropriate talent moves, retention and development actions 

  • Conducting interviews and managing the recruiting process for strategic leadership positions 

  • Challenging and supporting of the global business leaders to ensure a great outcome on people related matters 

  • Providing coaching and support to international Business Partners to drive high performance that enables the delivery of superior performance 

  • Engaging with leaders to implement programs to develop people’s capacity and readiness for change 

  • Concept development for the design and implementation of strategic reorganizations in the designated business area 

  • Implementation of global HR programs, concepts and initiatives, e.g.: Objective setting and assessment processes, annual salary and remuneration reviews, concept design for the development of global HR processes 

  • Cooperation with other global HRBPs to drive cross-divisional standards 

  • Leading of or contributing to global HR projects 

  • Facilitating and driving Quarterly Business reviews including follow ups for designated board area 

  • Managing relevant HR KPIs together with the board member/senior executive leader 



  • Advanced degree, or equivalent, in human resource management, organizational psychology, business, or related field required 

  • Extensive experience in progressive HR Business Partner or HR Leadership roles, working in a dynamic global organization 

  • Experience in successfully managing teams and developing team members 

  • Understanding of business contexts and ability to translate business requirements in HR actions 

  • Dynamic and competent appearance towards internal and external partners on senior management level 

  • High customer orientation 

  • Excellent communication, conflict and persuasion skills 

  • Fluent in English language 



About Us  
Software AG began its journey in 1969, the year that technology helped put a man on the moon and the software industry was born.  
We’re passionate about software, passionate about our people, and passionate about using technology to create truly world-class products.  
The name “Software AG” may never appear on your online banking screen, your sweet wrapper or the cup from your barista. You may never see “Software AG” in the movie’s credits, on your mouse or on the side of the plane you just flew —but our software is virtually everywhere. The fact is leading brands use Software AG technology every day to serve you better. Leading organizations trust us. One reason: We’re driven by customer success. We are the pulse that keeps the world living and thriving.  
We have an open-minded culture where you have the freedom to “be your best you” and offer many challenging yet exciting projects for you to work on. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products.   
What You Can Expect  

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming  

  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job  

  • Three weeks paid vacation & three weeks paid sick leave  

  • 10 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)  

  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match  


Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.  
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