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Budaörs, HU

Function:  Human Resources
Job Category:  Support Functions

HR Manager Hungary/Romania

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a HR Manager to join our dynamic and skilled team in Hungary for a locally independent position, but also working together with the Regional HR team. The position is temporary until January 2024. The preferred location for the position is in Budapest and its agglomeration

In this position you will be the first point of HR contact for local colleagues mainly from the service engineering field.


Your work will focus on these main responsibilities:


  • Employee counseling – general and salary related inquiries, employment certificates, insurances, etc.
  • Support, advise and coach Managing Director and local Line Managers to drive their team’s performance
  • Participate in local decision making as part of the Local Management Team and COVID Incident Management Team
  • Cooperate with local Union representatives, supporting possible negotiations
  • Cooperate with international HR teams like People Support Hub, Business HR, Country Managers
  • Follow-up on changes of local law and regulation, including GDPR etc. Understanding and implementation the local employment laws with all related documentation (incl. contacting, notifications etc.)
  • Support restructuring, organizational changes
  • Increase employee engagement, wellbeing. Local employer branding – job fairs, other project works
  • Payroll input preparation and partner coordination, calculation check, holiday tracking
  • Participate in Field Service recruitments – partner coordination, interviewing, Line Manager support
  • Organize local trainings
  • Ensure local information sharing / internal communication
  • Maintain, update and communicate HR handbook and other local policies
  • Reporting


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • Min. 3-5 years of experience as HR Generalist or HRBP at a multinational company, including also payroll preparation activities
  • University degree from HR, good knowledge of the Hungarian labor law
  • Professional English and native Hungarian language knowledge
  • Strong capability to work individually
  • Comfortably using MS Office applications, Successfactors is an advantage
  • Availability for company location at Budaörs


What we offer to you:

  • Competitive reward package (cafeteria, private health insurance, commuting expense, mobile, language course availability)
  • Working together with other professionals of an interesting industry in a collaborative environment
  • Lots of space for self-development


Why you and us 


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.  

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps 


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 20.08.2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal.

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Tajti-Szabó, Eszter, HR Manager through email eszter.tajti-szabo@wartsila.com any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Please apply by 20/08/2021 at 23:59 EESTOur recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 

Last application date: 20/08/2021

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com