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Senior HR Business Partner
u blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (
As a senior HR Business Partner, you will be part of the u-blox HR core team at corporate headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland and report to our global Head of HR. You will be responsible for our business lines production, logistics and quality, and for our staff functions (finance, legal, strategy). You will work closely with your different stakeholders (Executive Committee members), their management team and the different line managers to develop and execute the HR strategy for your assigned teams and regions. By ensuring the timely availability of the needed human resources you enable the organization to reach the overall goals.

If global mindset, business acumen and change management belong to your experience and competencies, we would love to hear from you! You will be joining a multicultural, global HR team who wants to make a difference!

Your responsibilities
  • Build business partner relationships and be the main interface between HR and the functions identifying and interpreting the needs of the business.
  • Provide integrated and customer-focused solutions by working jointly with the HR Management and the Centre of Expertise (CoEs).
  • Accurately diagnose organizational issues, develop potential solutions, and recommend changes to management as appropriate to retain and motivate employees.
  • Accountable for the recruiting and selection of the right candidate and work closely with the Line Managers to get the best talent in the organization.
  • Ensure competitive remuneration based on compensation and benefit guidelines and processes.
  • Define talent needs, support leaders to forecast, plan their workforce and talent pipeline requirements in line with the function or business strategy.
  • Assist leaders in providing employees with development opportunities that align with current and future business requirements.
  • Collaborate with other HR BPs and colleagues in CoEs to deliver tailored solutions for specific customer needs.
  • Be an agent of our corporate values and leadership behaviors to foster our corporate culture of collaboration.
Your Skills and Experience
  • 8+ years of increasing responsibility in a comparable HR assignment, preferable in a technical, industrial or IT Company
  • Master’s in Business Administration, HR or OD, or similar
  • Experience in multiple human resource disciplines including: Talent management (advanced), organizational development and effectiveness (advanced) and employee engagement
  • Strong business acumen with proven ability to envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive and complex business issues
  • Profound knowledge of the HR landscape Switzerland
  • Strong command in human and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and self-reliant personality
  • Highly people oriented and goal-oriented work attitude
  • Team player and open-minded personality
  • Fluent in German and English
What are your perks?
  • A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
  • Nice location on the Zurich lake side, 15 min away from Zurich with public transport
  • Sport activities, “Friday beers”, barbecue, and an amazing roof terrace
  • Between 25 and 30 days of vacation a year, employee insurance contributions taken over, additional contribution from the company to the pension fund, participation to public transport costs
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Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment and in a successful company? Do you want to work in an innovative and forward thinking tech company? Apply now! We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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