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Senior HR Business Partner (m/f/d)

RTL AdConnect (RTL AC) is the international Total Video sales house of RTL Group, Europe’s largest broadcaster. With a portfolio of more than 100 TV channels, premium VOD platforms in 12 countries, the #1 YouTube ad inventory as well as access to RTL Group’s own ad-tech platforms like Smartclip, RTL AdConnect provides unrivaled touchpoints to audiences across Europe. Advertisers gain a simple and central access to over 159 million daily TV users and 53 billion video views per month by working with RTL AC.

Besides providing massive TV and digital Video reach (Total Video reach), RTL AC focusses on bringing true multi-country audience and competition insights to its clients, with the yearly Total Video Key Facts as the benchmark publication for international video advertising. Based on extensive reach and compelling insights, RTL AC is able to deliver best in class media innovations to clients in the key European consumer markets.


The opportunity:

You will work as part of an international HR team providing support to business teams establish in 13 countries, reporting to the Global HR Director based in Luxembourg.


The focus of the mission is to act as business partner to the leadership teams based in Germany (Hamburg, Gutersloh, Berlin, Munich, Dusseldorf and Cologne), providing a continual provision of effective human resources support to the business and enabling the people strategy to be achieved.


You will work closely with the HR Director to manage change initiatives, deliver effective communication, ensure compliance with employee policies, promote a positive culture and facilitate organisational development, whilst rolling out any specific people-focused projects, including transformation initiatives.


The Senior HR business Partner will be performing the following tasks:


  • Build strong partnerships, establish and maintain productive business relationships with key internal clients and colleagues
  • Biweekly / monthly partner meetings with relevant client group senior management team
  • Facilitate on-boarding
  • Partners with the recruitment team in setting local recruiting
  • Support the employee performance management process, including robust talent and succession planning
  • Coach, mentor and advise employees, to enable them to meet business strategy, working alongside them to fully understand and play a part in the success of client group goals and objectives
  • Align people strategy to employee and business priorities, ensuring development of Management to enabling and empowering them to support their teams and the business
  • Proactively communicate, supporting key changes
  • Ensure structured communication is planned and carried out to maximise employee understanding and minimise impact to the business
  • Act as Business HR Representative for Staff Delegation committee, communicating with them timely and appropriately
  • Employee Relations: ER issues, working patterns
  • GHR: HR systems, payroll, general services
  • Advise and challenge on change of organisational structure
  • Ensure legislative and contractual requirements are met


Your profile:

  • Certification or advanced degree in HR
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively both in groups as well as independently
  • Excellent customer service, with the ability to present information, make recommendations and influence positively across various levels of the organization while exercising professionalism and diplomacy to accomplish objectives
  • Capacity to remain current with changing laws and regulations
  • Proven project management experience with the ability to influence the senior management team of key initiatives
  • Demonstrated competence in employee benefits, compensation, employee relations, performance management and human resource practices and related laws and regulations
  • Ability to manage complex projects, prioritize multiple tasks with close attention to detail and accuracy and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional ability to communicate, both orally and in writing oral and written communication skills.



Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 8-10 years of relevant experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Fluency in German and English is required (French is a plus)
  • Ability to travel

RTL AdConnect is the international total video sales house of RTL Group. We provide simplified access to all of RTL Group’s total video portfolio as well as from external mandates like ITV in the UK or RAI in Italy across a sum of 12 markets, over 100 TV channels and 300 online platforms. Our job is to deliver exclusive advertising solutions in safe premium digital and broadcast media environments to millions of potential customers across Europe – every day.


Company: RTL AdConnect GmbH 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Hamburg 

City: Hamburg 

Postal Code: / 

Job ID: 225922

Date:  23-Jun-2022

Hamburg, HH, DE, /

Job Segment: Employee Relations, Payroll, TV, Advertising, Project Manager, Human Resources, Finance, Creative, Marketing, Technology

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