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Human Resources Business Partner (m/f/d) 

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


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

Our audiences are growing, and the topics we are faced with are complex, with the links between climate crisis, pandemics, and animal welfare becoming more and more evident. Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance.

With a number of new positions in our global HR team available, we are now looking for experienced HR professionals, who will play a key role in fostering and shaping developments strengthening FOUR PAWS’ position as a great employer.

Your contribution will be 

  • Acting as the sounding board and as the advisor, primary and single point of contact for to all the international employees independently of their role or country of employment
  • Diagnosing opportunities and needs to improve the performance of assigned functions across multiple geographies and by working with the line managers and colleagues to design and implement initiatives for improvements
  • Helping to create a work environment that encourages employees’ engagement, retention and to inspire performance excellence
  • Driving FOUR PAWS values, competencies and leadership behaviours
  • Supporting the life cycle of international employees and helping to strengthen international teams through times of growth and change, e.g. workforce plans, retention and development strategies
  • Facilitating individual Talent Management programmes and practices, supporting a strong talent pipeline and intensively collaborating with the HR Centre of Expertise Talent Management
  • Being a sparring partner by ensuring transparent and sustainable solutions within the given frameworks


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Relevant experience in Human Resources, preferably as a global Business Partner in a multinational environment
  • Excellent English skills, German is an advantage
  • Strong coordination skills and the ability to communicate within a diverse environment
  • A team player’s mindset, yet able to take a stance on challenging issues
  • Emotional intelligence, the ability to connect with others, sound judgement and strong decision-making capability
  • Passion for people, culture, and a modern customer-orientated HR organisation with the ability to present new ideas
  • Ethical, highest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission

Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • Workplace health promotion initiatives as well as promotion of training measures
  • Celebration of small and big successes throughout your journey with the HR team
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • Different benefits depending on country (e.g. life insurance and pension fund, transportation)
  • If employed in AT: A minimum gross salary of EUR 49,000 per year (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments), negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position

We are dedicated to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV in English to


Contact Us

Dr Gerhard Klein

T: +43 1 512 35 05-23

A-1010 Wien, Universitätsring 14

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