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Sr. Human Resources Business Partner (m/f/d)

Req id:  26070

Grasbrunn, BY, DE




As the world's leading provider of software-based solutions for enterprise information management (EIM), OpenText offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and cloud services for the intelligent and networked enterprise. We help our more than 120,000 customers worldwide digitize data and processes and use analytics and artificial intelligence to gain deeper insight into business processes to make the right business decisions.



The Opportunity:


Focused on driving business success, the HR Business Partner provides HR leadership, strategic and operational, to an assigned geographic client base, to ensure the company achieves its business goals.
The HRBP acts as an internal consultant and HR resource for senior leaders and managers and responds proactively to the unique needs of the geography.
Providing proactive HR consulting services in relation to Talent Acquisition and Management; Total Rewards; Employee Relations, Organizational Design, and Restructuring as well as Employee Engagement and People Manager/Leadership development.
Additionally, this includes the identification and resolution of critical issues for the geography and client groups and the implementation of HR policies and practices that align to global HR strategic objectives.

The HRBP reflects the HR needs of the geography to the broader HR organization and will work collaboratively with HR Centre of Expertise to ensure timely delivery of business solutions within the framework of the global HR strategy.
The HRBP is a consultant, adds value to discussions with business leaders, makes compelling business cases for HR initiatives, and offers insights and analysis to the business to aid effective decision making.
The HRBP will additionally support the flawless execution of HR management processes and tools.
The HRBP is a member of business leadership teams and will provide specific confidential counsel and support to senior Executives who lead their function based on the assigned HRBP geography.


You are great at:

Actively partners with key executives in their geography, demonstrating clear business acumen and an ability to drive for results and get things done.

Prioritizes key business needs and drives HR initiatives delivering clear value-add
Applies strategic focus and spends >30% of the time on strategic issues such as talent planning, talent management, employee engagement, and organizational design efforts.

Leads the business through the delivery of key programs in support of strategic goals
Executes key HR Programs and initiatives in their geography in alignment with global HR and business requirements
Acts as an employee advocate


What it takes:

Human Resource experience in a generalist capacity
Clear business acumen, evidencing the use of insights in the business environment to improve talent and business outcomes
Strong analytic capability can identify and diagnose pressing business challenges, uncover insights to enhance decision making, and can align organizational strategy to talent decisions
Strong stakeholder credibility and network. To be influential in optimizing stakeholder collaboration.

To have an ability to present powerful presentations that drive stakeholders to be thoughtful in overcoming objections and secure stakeholder agreement to HR recommendations
Experience with working with the German works council
Knowledge of German labor law is an advantage



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Roles requiring a significant amount of trust may require criminal history verification. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Advisor for more information if you have any questions. 


OpenText does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract and a signed search assignment between Open Text and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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