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HR Business Partner (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany – Vienna Headquarters, Austria 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on www.four-paws.org.

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Guiding international position holders on topics related to talent, leadership and change
  • Acting as a sparring partner and advisor by ensuring transparent and sustainable solutions within FOUR PAWS organisational strategy
  • Analysing and driving FOUR PAWS values, competencies and leadership behaviours
  • Supporting the life cycle of international position holders and helping to strengthen international teams through times of growth and change
  • Helping to create a work environment that encourages employee’ engagement, retention and that inspires performance excellence
  • Diagnosing opportunities and needs to optimise the performance of assigned functions across multiple geographies and by working with the line managers and colleagues to design and implement initiatives for developments
  • Facilitating individual Talent Management programmes and practices, supporting a strong talent pipeline and intensively collaborating with the HR Centers of Expertise Talent Management


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Several years of experience in Human Resources, preferably as a global Business Partner in a multinational environment
  • Strong coordination and self-management skills and the ability to communicate within a diverse environment
  • Strong understanding of and adherence to Austrian or German labor law regulations
  • Proven ability to provide expert advisory services on HR matters
  • Proven ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and offer strategic, innovative solutions
  • Excellent English skills, German as an advantage
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • 25 days of annual leave per year
  • Extra family days at the end of the year
  • Public transportation ticket
  • Pension fund (after probation period)
  • If employed in Austria: The yearly gross salary range for this position is EUR 53,000 - 58,000 EUR (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments) according to our internal compensation scheme.


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission.

If you are interested in working for an international animal welfare organisation, please send us your application documents (resume, diplomas, references) in English via ISG-Karriereportal or e-Mail – please mention the Ref. Nr. 101.705.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.


Contact us

Dr Gerhard Klein, ISG Personalmanagement GmbH


+43 1 512 35 05-23

A-1010 Wien, Universitätsring 14

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