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Working at European Business Services

As the new leader of our industry, Holcim is seeking to recruit, develop, and retain the best talent to help us meet the challenges and opportunities of the future. We want people eager to grow to their full potential while delivering value to our shareholders, customers, and society in general. European Business Services as part of Holcim Group offers various job positions in the accounting & finance area as well as part - time opportunities for university students. 

Become a part of our international team and contribute to building a better future from the heart of Europe.

 

Open positions in our team:

Customer Service Specialist with German

Main responsibilities 

  • In this role, you will receive email and ticketing system queries from employees, and vendors in German language. 
  • You will communicate ticket resolution to appropriate customer contact and maintain ticket documentation.
  • Your responsibility will be to document tickets and respond to inbound messages in a professional manner.
  • You can look forward to the cooperation with other teams and departments in Holcim EBS. 
  • In addition, you will develop a general understanding of Holcim finance and accounting business processes and policies as defined by the Business Service Center.

What do you need to fit well in this role?

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Administration, Procurement
  • English - Upper intermediate (B2) and German - Upper intermediate (B2)  is a must 
  • Previous experience in related positions in the field of customer service / help desk
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience in MS Office tools & Google equivalents on advanced level
  • You are organized, structured and able to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Professional communication skills
  • You are customer oriented, results oriented with responsible work attitude
Customer Service Specialist with Italian & German or French

Main responsibilities 

  • In this role, you will receive email and ticketing system queries from employees, and vendors in Italian and German/French language.
  • You will communicate ticket resolution to appropriate customer contact and maintain ticket documentation.
  • Your responsibility will be to document tickets and respond to inbound messages in a professional manner.
  • You can look forward to the cooperation with other teams and departments in Holcim EBS.
  • In addition, you will develop a general understanding of Holcim finance and accounting business processes and policies as defined by the Business Service Center.

 

What do you need to fit well in this role?

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Administration, Procurement
  • Previous experience in related positions in the field of customer service / help desk
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • English - Upper intermediate (B2)
  • Italian - Upper intermediate (B2)
  • German - Upper intermediate (B2) or French - upper intermediate (B2)
  • Experience in MS Office tools & Google equivalents on advanced level
  • You are organized, structured and able to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Professional communication skills
  • You are customer oriented, results oriented with responsible work attitude
Global People Growth & Engagement Specialist

As our People Growth & Engagement Specialist, you will be supporting the implementation of People Growth & Engagement Global Roadmap. Alongside you will be driving execution of other exciting global projects and programs in the area of employee experience and engagement, talent acquisition, people development and growth, such as One Young World Program, My Development, Career Catalyst, Employee Surveys, and others. 

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking part in the definition of project / program objective, scope, deliverables and resources 
  • Planning and organizing the execution of the projects / programs
  • Developing the plan of communication and involvement of relevant stakeholders at global, regional and local levels
  • Driving the execution of project / program tasks and activities in collaboration with the respective stakeholders 
  • Keeping track of project / program status, including potential opportunities and risks / issues, proposing ideas for higher effectiveness, efficiency and impact of the ongoing programs
  • Implementing employee experience methodology & change management approach 
  • Directly interacting with Regions and countries, providing continuous support on any related topic & fostering practice “sharing and learning” from each other between countries  
  • Working with people data (e.g. performance, succession planning, development data) - reporting, dashboards and analytics to measure impact and support decision making 

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • University degree in Business, Economics, Management, Psychology, HR or other related field
  • 3-5 years of previous working experience, ideally in a field of HR
  • Experience in engagement, employee experience and development is a plus
  • Project management skills / change management is a plus
  • Fluent English is a must
  • MS Office and Google Apps
  • People oriented & supportive
  • Eager to learn and deliver 
  • Digitally savvy
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Effective time management & ability to work remotely & in a multicultural environment
Learning and Development Coordinator

Are you passionate about supporting learning & development? Willing to go the extra mile to give learners the best and most effective experience possible? If so, you could be our future L&D Event Coordinator, where you will support learning and development activities in various locations and ensure seamless execution of development programs and events. Your responsibilities will include liaising with stakeholders, managing logistics, maintaining training records and analyzing results to support the overall learning objectives of the organization.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Coordination and logistics for face to face training, meetings and events
  • Liaising with venues and suppliers to secure accommodation, transportation , meals, meeting room setups, visa arrangements and training materials for the participants
  • Preparing feedback forms and following up on completion, creating slides to summarize and analyze data after each training session
  • Formatting files and documents using Word and Excel
  • Managing the Learning Management System (LMS) 
  • Supporting the Head of Learning & Development with basic data analysis and report creation.
  • Proactively solving problems and finding solutions to ensure successful event coordination and participants’ satisfaction

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

 

  • Strong proficiency in English, additional European language is a plus
  • Advanced Word and Excel User, additionally familiarity with Google Workspace 
  • Experience working with large document structures
  • Able to provide basic data analysis and create reports
  • Proven experience in organizing / supporting company events, with strong emphasis on understanding and addressing attendees' needs.
  • Knowledge of using / maintaining an LMS would be a strong advantage
  • Organized methodological person with exceptional attention to detail
  • Great Multitasker, Solution-oriented and resourceful
Development & Talent Management Specialist

Do you consider yourself a detail oriented person with a critical mindset? Are you in love with HR and feel prepared to be part of the corporate HR team?

 

Your responsibilities will include:


● Implementation, going live and ongoing administration of SuccessFactors Learning Management System for Central Europe West
● LMS administration
● Monitoring and maintenance of learning and development program records, including participant information, program evaluations, and feedback from instructors and participants ● Generation of required data and reports
● Regional coordination of Group’s Learning & Development programs, including participants’ nomination, registration and confirmation, and tracking participation and completion (Cement Industrial Academy, Group L&D’s Leadership Programs, Group L&D’s Sales Trainings)
● Communicate with program participants and instructors to clarify open questions, confirm attendance and/or program registration and ensure timely and accurate delivery of program
materials.
● Support in the preparation of learning and development program materials, including presentations, process descriptions, handouts, and other support materials.
● Coordinate with external vendors and service providers to ensure seamless delivery of learning and development programs.
● Provide support to the Learning and Development team as needed.

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

 

● Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
● Strong communication skills, both written and verbal / fluent English language skills mandatory
● 1-2 years of experience in HR administration, preferably in a large organization and L&D ● Proficient in Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides) / experience in LMS as well as graphic design tools desirable
● Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

HR Cost Controller with French

The role of the Cost Controller is based in our Kosice office in Slovakia and works directly for the Finance Director of France. In this role, you will gather, analyze and report on data relating to personnel expenses, headcount vs. budget, roles in / out etc.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Accessing sensitive and confidential data (such as salary information, budgets) from Finance / HR / Payroll systems
  • Reviewing personnel spending by:
    • Checking data, chasing any missing information
    • Analyzing data, requesting additional data if needed to understand the trends, ensuring accuracy and solid understanding
    • Reconciling actual spend with the budget, challenging / interrogating data to understand any deviations from plan
  • Creating reports summarizing your findings, comparing actual spend with budget and highlighting key trends you identified:
    • Preparation and revision of the EXCO slides
    • Detailed analysis of Personnel expenses

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • University degree in Economics, Controlling, Management HR or related field 
  • Experience in Accounting / Controlling, and of using Finance / Payroll / HR data systems like SuccessFactors, SAP, ADP
  • English - Upper intermediate (B2) 
  • French - Upper intermediate (B2)
  • Proven analytical skills, with a passion for digging into data to ensure it is accurate and using it to identify trends
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and build trust with stakeholders at all levels on sensitive topics
  • MS Office/Google Suites - advanced
  • Accounting / Controller Certificates would be an advantage
Controller Financial Planning and Analysis - AMEA Region

Do you love numbers, analysis and at the same time are strong in communication and presenting data? Are you focused on delivering the best results, and ready to inspire others to follow? The role of Controller FP&A  is reporting to Regional Finance Controller AMEA.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

1. Performance reviews, Analysis, Planning

  • Perform ad hoc forward looking analysis and provide recommendations
  • Provide business insight and analytics to AMEA Region Finance Controller
  • Work with countries on key areas of attention identified during the various reviews
  • Preparation of various presentations on time with quality input (without error)
  • Evaluate and highlight risks and opportunities at Region level
  • Preparation of various monthly reports
  • Strong knowledge of HARP and IFRS
  • Preparation and work on some special projects such as Working capital, Cost per ton analysis, Distribution margin, Plant-wise profitability, sustainability

2. Forecast, MTP, Budget

  • Consolidate monthly and quarterly forecast
  • Analyze and evaluate Forecast, Budget and MTP

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

 

  • University degree - Finance, Accounting, Tax
  • Advanced qualification in relevant discipline including business, finance (e.g. CPA, CA)
  • High level understanding of Holcim internal financial standards (HARP)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Finance in an international and complex environment
  • Knowledge of macroeconomics in an international context
  • Understanding of Holcim Countries business operations
  • SAP BW, LHiNK, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior analytical thinking (including opportunity and risk analysis)
  • Communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • English: Excellent level (written and spoken)
Procurement Support Specialist with French and Dutch

Do you love procurement and orders management? Do you feel ready for a new role where you will be a part of the team taking care of procurement services?

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • The role of Procurement Support Specialist is a part of the Procurement P-Hub team supporting the French market.
  • Your main responsibility will be to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of provided services for the P-Hub team, such as PR/ PO creation and update, communication with the requesters in France, procurement related reporting and more,  according to the defined scope and SOPs for assigned legal entities.
  • In this role, you will take care of creation and modification of scheduling agreements, SAP contracts and verification and analysis of data following internal rules.
  • You can look forward to cooperation with other streams in EBS, active participation in team internal training and providing support for other team members, and cooperation on creating a backup strategy for all activities.
  • You will proactively drive maintenance of all Procurement processes manuals (SOPs) and business rules, resulting from daily interactions between local organizations and  EBS.
  • Last but not the least, you will contribute to operational improvement initiatives within the FR P-Hub team.

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills

 

  • University Degree in Finance, Business or Accounting and related fields
  • English language B2, French language is an advantage
  • Procurement fundamentals
  • Practical Procurement experience with some understanding of Purchasing flows: Purchase Requests and Purchase Orders, PO Monitoring, relation with LH Suppliers and Procurement Reporting
  • Experiences with an ERP tool
  • Proficient in using MS Office
  • Solid written communication skills
  • Problem identification, comprehension and fix talent with issue identification and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn working in new tools
  • Customer service skills
General Ledger and Fixed Assets Team Lead

As General Ledger & Fixed Assets Team Lead, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the accounting operations related to general ledger management and fixed assets within our organization. Reporting directly to the Tower Head, you will lead a team responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and safeguarding fixed assets.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

1. People management:

  • Supporting the Tower Head with team and workload management, supervising team members and serving as a resource for complex problems 
  • Coordinating team based training, personnel forecasting, peer appraisal, scheduling, interviewing, identification of non-monetary awards and gathering of team performance statistics

2. Performance & Service Management 

  • Managing all GL and FA processes to be consistent with internal accounting & reporting principles, monitoring and managing day-to-day processes and improving the existing relationship with the business partners 
  • Ensuring established processes, policies, and procedures are followed by all team members as well as identify and communicate to leadership when KPIs and SLAs are not followed by the business lines
  • Working with other teams leaders to plan and allocate team resources and to resolve technical problems 

3. Technical Standards / Compliance 

  • Managing external and internal auditing requirements, ensuring timely and complete service is provided to them 
  • Monitoring and executing internal control procedures to comply with internal/external audit requirements.
     

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • University education in the area of Business, Finance, Accounting or other related fields
  • English - Upper intermediate (B2)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in accounting 
  • Knowledge of the accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Expert Skills in MS Office, especially expert user of MS Excel
  • Advanced SAP knowledge
  • Strong team player mindset
  • Organized & structured with the ability to meet strict deadlines 
  • Effective written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to plan, assign and direct work 
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills 
Recruitment Specialist with German

As a Recruitment Specialist you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment process, from initial candidate sourcing to final onboarding. Ideally, you will have a strong understanding of recruitment best practices, excellent communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Candidates Sourcing and Screening by utilizing various channels (e.g., job boards, social media, networking) to attract potential candidates, screening resumes and applications to identify qualified candidates, conducting initial phone screenings to assess candidate qualifications and fit.
  • Collaboration with Hiring Managers to understand their staffing needs and requirements, providing guidance and expertise on effective recruitment strategies, scheduling and coordinating interviews between candidates and hiring teams.
  • Interviewing and Selection : Conducting in-depth interviews to evaluate candidate skills, experience, and cultural fit, Presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers and facilitating decision-making processes, collecting and providing feedback to candidates throughout the selection process.
  • Negotiation of offers with selected candidates, considering internal equity and market trends.
  • Recruitment Administration and Reporting: maintaining accurate and up-to-date candidate records in the applicant tracking system (Success Factor), continuously improving recruitment processes and procedures based on data insights.
  • Contributing to employer branding initiatives to enhance the company's reputation as an employer of choice, building and maintaining relationships with potential candidates for future opportunities.

 

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

 

  • Education in Human Resources or related field (Psychology, Marketing and PR, Management, Administration) is a plus
  • English AND German upper intermediate (B2)
  • Very good communication skills and confident working at all levels in an organization
  • A proactive and self-organized attitude to getting things done
  • Good teamwork skills and a strong collaborative spirit
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment with changing focus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • High level of professionalism and integrity in dealing with confidential information.
Customer Service Specialist with Romanian

As a Customer Service Specialist fluent in Romanian, you will be responsible for delivering exceptional customer support to our Romanian-speaking clients. You will serve as the primary point of contact for addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring customer satisfaction through various communication channels.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Receiving email and ticketing system queries from employees, and vendors in Romanian language
  • Communicating ticket resolution to appropriate customer contact and maintain ticket documentation
  • Documenting tickets and responding to inbound messages in a professional manner
  • Cooperating with other teams and departments in Holcim EBS
  • Maintaining detailed records of customer interactions, transactions, inquiries, and complaints

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Administration, Procurement
  • English AND Romanian upper intermediate (B2)
  • Previous experience in related positions in the field of customer service / help desk
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience in MS Office tools & Google equivalents on advanced level
  • You are organized, structured and able to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Professional communication skills
  • You are customer oriented, results oriented with responsible work attitude

 

Business analyst for Business Partnering & Automation

As a vital member of the Business Partnering and Automation team, the Business Analyst plays a pivotal role in supporting the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team by providing automation support and insightful analysis. This multifaceted role involves collaborating closely with various stakeholders to ensure efficient and accurate reporting, while leveraging automation tools and financial analysis techniques.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting Financial Planning & Analysis team with creation, maintenance, and validation of automated month-end closing reports and presentations with Automation team support
  • Assisting to the Financial Planning & Analysis team in reporting and preparing excel based reports / presentations on recurring and ad hoc basis
  • Monthly /quarterly management reports and analysis for the Audit Committee, Group CEO, Group CFO and Group ExCo
  • Facilitating monthly business reviews (MBRs), preparation of volume charts, sustainable development presentation, SNWC and FCF reports
  • Analyzing monthly results across regions, countries and segments using financial analysis and data analytics techniques to identify performance drivers
  • Supporting monthly forecasting per region, annual budgeting
  • Communicating and cooperating with other teams within the department

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • Proven record in financial analyses, business analyses or other financial background 
  • Good Knowledge of Business/Reporting with understanding of content of financial statements and reporting
  • Ability to understand a business process and to conceptualize it as an automated solution 
  • Affinity to learn and develop SAP BW Queries/reporting
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint knowledge
  • Good Analytical skills
  • RPA Business analyst experience is a plus
  • English - upper intermediate (B2)
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willingness to travel  (min. 1/quartal)
RPA Developer

Developing automated solutions for business processes involves understanding, designing, and programming in tools like UiPath, Automation Anywhere, and Javascript. This includes creating supporting applications, performing UAT, monitoring in a productive environment, implementing changes for stabilization, and documenting the automation process.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Understanding business processes in order to design automation solution
  • Programming automation solution (in UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Javascript), creating supporting applications for the automation process if required (Google Apps, Appsheet, …)
  • Performing UAT for created automation solution, to guarantee operation according to requirements
  • Monitoring of automation in a productive environment during the stabilization phase, in order to guarantee the correct functioning of the automation and timely correct any errors that are generated
  • Performing changes in  parameterizations of automation, implementing changes  in order to guarantee the stabilization of the process and its optimal functioning
  • Creating supporting documentation for automation

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills 

 

  • Proficient in one of the core coding languages (Java, C#, VB, Python, referable .Net/Java/Javascript programming skills)
  • Programming and Application Development (Google apps, Appsheet, OADocs, UiPath, Automation Anywhere)
  • Knowledge of SAP, ServiceNow, web applications, ability to understand business requirements
  • Expert in MS Office/GSuite, Fluent in English (C1)
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile
  • Good teamwork skills and a strong collaborative spirit
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment with changing focus
Business Project Analyst

As Business Project Analyst you will be part of our Global Analytics Team and where you'll collaborate closely with professionals across various Corporate functions within the Holcim Group. Your role extends beyond traditional analysis to encompass project management aspects.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating activities related to data management, including collection, validation, visualization, and in-depth analysis. Ensuring that complex data sets are well prepared to facilitate comprehensive analysis.
  • Conducting the first level of interpretation on data findings, synthesizing insights to prepare compelling visual reports. Effectively communicating conclusions to upper management, guiding strategic decision-making processes.
  • Serving as a point of contact between stakeholders and development teams, facilitating transparent communication channels. Engaging in discussions regarding project requirements,
  • final design specifications, and visualization strategies, ensuring alignment and successful project outcomes.
  • Participating in Analytical, Reporting, and AI forums and workshops to stay updated on current trends in technology and systems. Utilizing this knowledge & empowering team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation.


Your qualifications, experience and skills 

  • University education (Master’s degree) in Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, IT
  • English - upper intermediate (B2)
  • Previous work experience in Reporting / Data Analysis / Project Management 
  • Advanced user of Excel & Google Sheets
  • Excellent presentation skills (PowerPoint/Google Slides)
  • Experience with Qlikview/Reporting/Analytical tools (SPA FC/BW) - is an advantage
  • Organized, structured and able to prioritize tasks, respond effectively to business needs
  • Proactive professional attitude
  • Curiosity and understanding of the problems
Payroll Specialist with German

As our future Payroll Specialist, you will be part of our H2R (Hire-to-Retire) Tower operating in a team of 20 colleagues. As part of your daily tasks you will be involved in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders from Switzerland, collecting and reviewing payroll data, ensuring compliance with regulations and adhering to the organizational code of conduct.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring completeness, accuracy and timeliness of processing  time administration and payroll, process correct calculations consistent with legal, audit and internal requirements and in compliance with SLAs
  • Delivering quality, cost and productivity that meets or exceeds service level agreement (SLAs) specifications in HR Management services delivered to the business with respect to compensation and payroll and employee maintenance
  • Providing customer service to the business especially to employees in the area of payments (benefits and taxes, payroll forms, information updates, income requests)
  • Creating and maintaining control documentation, process flows and procedures, process accurate reporting & reconciliations (external/internal)

 

Your qualifications, experience and skills

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, HR or related field
  • English and German - upper intermediate (B2)
  • Experience in Personnel Administration or Payroll 
  • Experience working in SAP is an advantage 
  • MS Excel skills on intermediate level
  • Proven ability to maintain the strictest confidence when dealing with sensitive data
  • High attention to detail and problem solving skills 
  • Team player with very good communication skills
  • Experience working in a multinational environment with German stakeholders is a plus

Are you interested in EBS but none of our open position fits you? Send your CV to our database and you may be contacted by our HR team or contact us via ebs.recruitment-svk@holcim.com