HR Service Specialist in Strasbourg (France)

Where: Strasbourg (France)

Extent of Work: Full Time

Click here to apply in English

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure all local files (and HR Systems) are accurately maintained so that employee data can be easily referenced for employee queries and reporting requirements
  • Upskill managers and employees to be proficient on use and maintenance of Self Service HR Systems
  • Collection of all data for employee payroll and benefits registering and processing, including absences, paid leaves, meal  vouchers, etc. As applicable by region.
  • Frequent involvement with the payroll functions to ensure accurate recording of payroll information and reporting (to both employees, the business, and external suppliers, and local government).
  • Interaction with other business functions as required, including providing finance information and reports as necessary by region.
  • Interaction with external providers and local government to provide employee data and details as required
  • Liaison with local social administration as required
  • Work collaboratively to provide support to EMEA HR Services and wider EMEA HR team as necessary
  • Deputise for HR Services Lead as appropriate
  • Manage the employee experience from hire to termination. Own the HR Services processes for:
  • Pre-hire: Working with TA and HR BP to produce the necessary documents and checks
  • Hire: Working with HR BP and TR to provide an induction and onboarding and register for payroll and benefits
  • Employee lifecycle: to provide day to day support and training for HR queries (including payroll and benefits), HR Systems, and employee  data changes.
  • To perform other work related duties as assigned


  • Ability to carry out structured problem solving and ethical based decision making.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the business.
  • Ensuring timely updates to queries,  requests for updates, and resolution.
  • Ability to perform across functional groups, disciplines and cultures, including globally, resolving issues, negotiate solutions and set priorities.
  • Ability to deliver change – initiating and leading activities that have business or cost impact.
  • Understands and applies HR policies and systems and complies with all training requirements.
  • Appropriate knowledge of Ortho franchise organization and products and their impact on the patient.
  • Appropriate knowledge of Health, Safety and Environment system requirements.
  • Highly IT literate, with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience to be able to operate and support cross functionally (All HR sub-sets and Finance)
  • Ability to understand and follow labour and payroll law and practices as applicable by country / region
  • Organised – able to cope with extensive documentation
  • Good time management and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, listening) to enable effective communication across all levels of Ortho
  • Necessary behavioral attributes: ability to prioritise, positive attitude, accepting of change, flexible (able to react calmly to the unexpected), self-motivated, results focused, honest, accountability and ownership.
  • Utilises the full range of office software and HR systems to deliver HR Services support.


  • Able to operate in multi–disciplined, cross-functional, cross cultural & cross-site teams, within a global context if required.
  • Able to work in an ambiguous environment; and able to manage conflicting objectives and priorities
  • Deals with External Suppliers and Local Authorities

Decision Making

  • Problem solving skills and a solutions driven approach is required.
  • Using discretion in job activities and operating flexibly to achieve objectives.
  • Advising business partners and aiding business decision making.

The Individual:

  • Fluent in French / German / English ​


  • University, Bachelors Degree or equivalent HR (preferred)


  • Experience in HR and/or Payroll function
  • Able to evidence achievement of results in complex/changing environment(s)

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