HR Regional Partner (12 months)

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 000 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

At Amazon, our HR Regional Partners are known for their knowledge of HR programs, processes and tools. They act as the frontline consultant to mainly people managers to create a positive employee experience, offering consistent HR advice on people matters. They operate and are seen as subject matter experts, having sound knowledge in company and local programs, processes and policies, offering a strong and compelling point of view around HR related matters, thus building credibility. They are committed to collaboration with multiple HR Business Partners, HR specialists and people managers across the various businesses. A key area of focus for the HR Partner is to increase manager capability which should enable them to be more self-sufficient and drive manager education on important people programs, policies, tools and processes. Whilst doing this, the HR Partners are continuously raising the bar on harmonizing practice across a geography and sharing best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Managers collaborate using different communication channels with the HR Regional Partners to support sensitive and often complex employee issues including disciplinary, performance improvement and grievance processes. These channels can include 1:1s, multiple stakeholder meetings, as well as scalable learning formats to educate Managers on relevant people matters. The HRP will act as an influential partner in helping managers with talent management processes, people development, and implementation of organizational changes. Thanks to their visibility across businesses and their access to data on managers’ and employees’ requests, HRPs are in a position to spot trends and identify emerging needs and address them with innovative people programs, tools and processes.

1. Onboarding and HR Administration
- Design, deliver and constantly improve our Onboarding proposition and programs in the country, in order to guarantee a positive Day 1 employee experience
- Partner with HR Services (HRS) to ensure that people transactions are processed timely and processes are continuously reviewed, improved and streamlined
- Act as the driver on topics/requests that are site specific like policies, labor law changes impacting local HR processes, compliance

2. Employee Relations & Support
- Process ownership for Employee Relations management, including disciplinary & performance improvement
- Consult managers on people matters that require in depth knowledge of policies, procedures and local legislation, across multiple countries
- Conduct investigations and manage ER cases, in coordination with the Employee Relations and with the Legal departments
- Manage the leaver process, including conducting ad-hoc exit interviews
- Review local policies and processes in order to ensure that they are fit for purpose

3. Performance management
- Work with people managers end to end on performance management cases
- Analyze data and trends on ER and performance management, in order to provide input to the business strategy to HRBP, preventing the recurrence of known issues

4. Talent Management
- Coach, train and guide managers during the Talent Management and Annual Compensation Planning processes
- Consult Managers on Compensation matters
- Develop toolkit and communications that help managers to be self-sufficient with Talent Reviews

5. People Development
- Enable the success of new & experienced managers by leveraging, delivering and improving existing training contents and Inside pages, and collaborating with the EU and global Talent Development teams to anticipate and address emerging needs
- Support managers and employees in identifying training opportunities to further develop functional and managerial skills
- Support people managers with career conversations, Development Plans/Career Growth Plans and other development initiatives

6. Organization and change management
- Manage employees’ programs and support managers to drive improvements in employees’ engagement
- Provide support and guidance to HR Business Partners and Business Managers on change initiatives

7. HR General:
- Act as stewards of the employee experience and Amazon “culture keepers” Act as Point of Contact and Program Manager for people tools, processes, programs or projects.
- Design and deliver Manager Education initiatives to further drive collective education and manager effectiveness
- Analyze data and observations across the organization, highlighting trends and recommending/driving solutions, as appropriate

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- Bachelor’s degree ideally in Human Resources or related field, Master degree preferred
- Native Slovak or Czech & Fluent English language skills
- Minimum of 3 years previous HR experience
- Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking and analysis.
- Strong communication skills; excellent spoken and written English, any additional languages a plus
- Drives recommendations and prioritization. Looks to a lead or manager to put decisions into a broader business context.
- Experience working in a highly matrix organization
- Project management and execution skills.
- Coaching and consulting skills
- Thrives in a high-pressure environment and able to manage multiple simultaneous priorities
- Possesses intellectual curiosity; brings insight into the team & business
- Knowledge of Slovak or Czech Labor Law


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
821 09 Bratislava-Staré Mesto


Kontaktní osoba: Michal Pistovcak
E-mail: poslat životopis
ID: 4068187  Datum zveřejnění: 23.4.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month