News: Be the next Head of Human Resources at EUMETSAT!

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by Impactpool

Published on: 17 March 2017

Europe’s Meteorological Satellite Agency (EUMETSAT) are looking for a Head of Human Resources to act as a strategic business-partner. EUMETSAT’s official languages are English and French. Candidates must have an excellent level of English and a working knowledge of French.

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Don’t miss this excellent Leadership opportunity for a Mid/Senior HR professional from one of EUMETSAT’s 30 member states!


Europe’s Meteorological Satellite Agency (EUMETSAT) seeks to recruit an inspiring leader to drive continued positive employee relations and improvements in their HR policies, recruitment, learning and development, performance and reward management, administration of benefits and Social Security services.

Supported by a strong team of HR business partners, specialists and administrative assistants, this opportunity offers you the chance to work closely with senior management to shape the future of EUMETSAT. For the past five years you have built a broad knowledge of HR best practices, proven leadership and change management skills.

This position is located in Darmstadt, in the region of Hessen in West-Central Germany. Darmstadt is a city of approximately 140,000 inhabitants. It is home to many major scientific and technical organisations, including EUMETSAT, European Space Agency Operations Centre (ESOC), T-Mobile, Merck, and more.


What are EUMETSAT looking for in this role?

Along with a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, you have:

  • At least 5 years in a management role in the HR field, preferably in an international or technical/scientific environment;
  • Demonstrable and proven leadership skills of HR teams;
  • Experience of managing, monitoring and controlling HR processes, including HR planning and budgeting, and familiarity with ERP and HR information systems supporting their implementation;
  • Skills to conceptualize and analyze approaches to HR problems and planning and achievement orientation;
  • Ability to formulate “best practice” HR policies;
  • Experience of change management and ability to negotiate and convince others and to generate cross-organisational buy-in;
  • Experience of interactions with staff, including dispute resolutions, and of liaising with staff representatives;
  • Leadership, confidence and ability to communicate credibly and to build relationships at all levels within an organisation;



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EUMETSAT Control Centre. BY EUMETSAT, All rights reserved.

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