HR Business Partner Central Europe



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People & HR
Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

HR Business Partner Central Europe

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

HR Business Partner contributes to a wide range of employee lifecycle touchpoints and related HR processes within CE Cluster. The position handles the day-to-day HR activities within the area and acts as key point of contact for employees, managers and HR services providers.


  • Acting as a primary contact for employee queries and partners and advises line managers on HR related topics

  • Conducting Global HR processes locally, in the geographic scope of Central Europe Cluster (recruitment, performance and talent management, talent development, compensation & benefits, HR administration, employee relations)

  • Acting as proactive advisor and mentor to people managers on topics of performance management, team management, talent development, culture, and reward.

  • Driving implementation and roll out of Cluster-wide HR projects.

  • Participation in various people-related projects or workstreams, in direct connection with regional HR team and/or global HR Centers of Excellence or Operations teams.

  • Active participation in recruitment projects for regular professional roles in collaboration with AZ Talent Acquisition team and external recruitment team, as well as in onboarding new hires.

  • Handling employment files and preparing working contracts, addendums and other HR related documents, in liaison with the external HR admin partners and external lawyers.

  • Communication with relevant authorities and collaborates with HR services’ providers.

  • Handling employee data in HR enterprise systems and delivers various regular or ad-hoc reports.

  • Collaboration closely with external payroll company and internal Finance function to complete the monthly payroll exercise and related activities.

  • Coordinate and contribute to the improvement of employee benefits package.

  • Liaise with external health and safety provider and internal stakeholders to ensure high standards of service and compliance with health and safety standard.

  • Perform all business activities in accordance with the AZ Code of Ethics and the appropriate Policies, Standards. and Procedures relevant for their position and duties

  • Undertake all vital training pertaining to the Code of Ethics and Policies, Standards and Procedures

  • Adhere to AZ Standards for Patient Safety and Product Quality Complaints reporting.

  • Report all incidents, accidents (including traffic accidents), occupational diseases, and safety related deviations to the immediate manager, and SHE Coordinator, as well as complies with other safety-related reporting requirements relevant the role.


  • University degree

  • Relevant HR hands-on experience, ideally in Generalist /Advisor/ HR Business Partner role

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to interact at different levels in a professional and positive manner.

  • Very good analytical skills and literacy in handling data and reports, using Excel and HR systems

  • Self-driven personality and ability to manage activities in a solution oriented and independent manner.

  • Well-organized, efficient in approach and able to take care of multiple priorities.

  • Digitally savvy and data driven, looking at data to advise decisions in the business.

  • Effective in communication, including advanced level of English (oral and written)

  • Curiosity and learning agility – eagerness to develop oneself and to find ways to increase work efficiency by using modern tools and technology.

  • Full accountability for driving agenda and own the results' delivery.

  • The highest standards of ethics and discretion

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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