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Career area:
Human Resources
Thursday, May 11, 2023
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Additional Locations
* Spain - Madrid

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

We are currently looking for an Iberia HR Specialist to support our local team responsible for Spain and Portugal.

You will cover a diverse set of tasks, combining business and corporate compliance with the mandatory local labor laws, and acts as the first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees, managers, extended HR team, and external partners. To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of the entire employee life cycle and solid knowledge of labor legislation. Ultimately, you will foster a healthy workplace by ensuring our HR procedures always run smoothly.

In return, we offer immediate exposure to a Global organization, which is on a journey of change and growth, and innovation. You will receive continuous on-the-job training and the opportunity to build your career on the job from day one!

In this role, you will report to the HR Manager Iberia.

Your responsibilities:

  • HR Advisor: contact and go-to-person for employees and managers for any HR related questions.
  • Recruiting for selected positions in close collaboration with the Talent Acquisition Team in Bratislava.
  • Management of our local student programs.
  • Management of various elements of the employee life cycle like contract creation, preparation of letters, compensation, performance cycle, onboarding, exit management, etc.
  • Management of Workday recurrent changes and implementations during employees and organization's lifecycle (eg transfer, promotions, business dynamics).
  • Responsible for HC reporting and other reporting needs.
  • Ensure compliance of documents and human resources activities with the local labor legislation.
  • Coach and educate employees and managers in HR topics.
  • Develop and implement local policies, procedures, and processes in order to follow the local legislation and adhere to corporate guidelines and actively identify gaps and propose and implement the necessary changes in order to ensure local and global compliance.
  • Be part of the company’s global HR projects and ensure proper implementation at the local level, such as employer branding, talent acquisition or talent development
  • Act as the company’s representative in relation to external parties (fairs, local networks, vendors, or authorities) if required.
  • Handle administrative tasks related to customization and deviations from the standard and Handle ad-hoc tasks and projects if necessary
  • Create regular and on-demand internal analysis reports 
  • Actively collaborate  and interact with local Leadership Team, HR Business Partners, HR Operations (Regional HR Services, Payroll, HRIS), and Corporate HR (Compensation, Benefits, Global Mobility)
  • Operational support for the Iberia HR Manager

Apply if you :
  • Like to make a difference in your day-to-day work and are passionate about what you do.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree with vocational training with specialization in HR.
  • Minimum 5 years of meaningful and proven work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist 
  • Have solid understanding of labor legislation and payroll process
  • You have strong English skills, both in speaking and writing. Communicating in English will be part of your day-to-day job.
  • Ability to work in a complex organization, with matrix and virtual structure
  • You are used to working independently and are very strong in structuring your work to manage a variety of tasks and take decisions autonomously.
  • Are excellent in planning, work organization, and decision making.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including giving presentations to a large audience
  • Ability to build professional relationships with employees at all levels
  • You are a superb team player.
  • You are solutions and service oriented as well as flexible.
  • Excel, PowerPoint as well as HR tools like Workday are well known to you.

What we offer:

  • A multitude of professional and personal opportunities. The variety of tasks in this role allow you to fast-forward your experience in HR.
  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies.
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes.
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life
  • An international team with a high focus on diversity & inclusion

… and a lot of fun: We like to celebrate our successes

This sounds like you? You want to make a difference? When applying for this position, please send your CV via our Online-Tool.

At Lenovo we are proud to be an equal opportunity company. This vacancy certainly applies for people with disabilities, too.

You want to know more about the Lenovo Culture? Then check this out: 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Additional Locations
* Spain - Madrid
* Spain
* Spain - Madrid