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HR Business Partner


Germany - Cologne Office

About us  

Dyson is a global technology company founded in 1993 in Malmesbury, UK. Over 14,000 people, including James Dyson himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. It's all about better ideas and better technologies to solve other people problems.  

Since 1998 Dyson can be found on the German market. Over 150 people are responsible for the marketing and selling out all our Dyson products.  

About the role 

  • This is a diverse role providing a wide range of support to managers and employees; with the goal of retaining and developing great people who are passionate about Dyson. Working with the German HR team, this role provides a high quality, accurate and efficient HR administrative and advisory service to the market. Working closely with business stakeholders and 3rd party providers, this role ensures the end to end HR processes throughout the employment lifecycle are dealt with in a proactive and efficient way.  

  • Develop effective on-going relationships with managers and their teams, establishing yourself as a credible, respected and valued partner in the markets.  

  • Ensuring the end to end HR processes are managed in a compliant and accurate way throughout the employment lifecycle. Including On boarding, Employment changes and Benefits.  

  • Provide expert advice in all areas of Employee Relations, HR policy and practice, keeping employment local law knowledge current and relevant.  

  • Own the delivery of key people processes such as working with Payroll Provider, Pension provider and the central HR Ops team.  

  • Working to up-skill the management capability on various topics including absence management and employee relations issues.  

  • Review data and produce reports for key employee metrics, identifying, investigating and flagging possible implications of issues/trends that show up.  

  • Proactively spot/implement opportunities to improve team ways of working and supporting customers; identify problems and find solutions.  

About you  

  • Experience as a HR Generalist and in HR Administration 

  • Fluency in German and English is essential  

  • A strong understanding of German employment law  

  • Experience of supporting managers with employee relations issues 

  • You will have exceptional organizational skills, ability to multitask, work at pace whilst maintaining an excellent attention to detail.  

  • Able to work in a global environment understanding the pressures, deadlines and flexibility required  

  • PC literate, experience of Microsoft Office especially  


  • Company Bonus Scheme 

  • Pension scheme 

  • 30 days holidays 

  • Subsidized sport activities 

  • Discounted Dyson machines 

  • Corporate Benefits 

  • Fare Subsidy for local public transport or on-site parking 

  • Flexible working hours 

Please submit your CV in English. 

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.