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HR Generalist Greece


Athens, Attica, Greece

Job Function:  Human Resources
Job ID:  71606

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Human Resources team in Eastern Europe, we are looking to fill the position of: HR Generalist. The position is based in our office in Athens, Greece.


Are you a collaborative type that enjoys innovative methods? This makes you a ‘collaborative’ person at UCB. This unique blend of talent means you are capable of thinking in new ways with others for the sake of patients.


As a UCB 'collaborative' person and HR Generalist you like to work in an environment where you can:

Manage the full life-cycle of the local HR Operations: Personnel administration, Payroll, Comp & Ben and administrating the employee lifecycle (from hire to retire). The role will be responsible to improve processes & ensure compliance with legal & company regulations.


As a UCB 'collaborative' person and HR Generalist you will contribute by:


  • Supporting employees as single point of contact in Talent Operational topics.
  • Ensure compliance with local labor law and company policies.
  • Run the local payroll in collaboration with our payroll partner.
  • Supporting the “hire to retire” process (hiring, promotion, personal life changes, off boarding).
  • Management of the organization structure in our IT System.
  • Act as internal expert on local compensation & benefits.
  • Taking ownership for process performance & continuous improvement and HR data quality.  


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Relevant experience in Human Resources operations.
  • Good understanding of HR Operations (i.e. payroll, HRIS, benefit administration, etc.).
  • Strong knowledge or HR processes (Employee Lifecycle) - Experience working with HR software (ideally SuccessFactors).
  • Good knowledge of the local labor law and company policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong communication skills in English and Greek (oral and written) as well as the ability to adapt the communication style to the audience.
  • IT savvy and analytical mindset with attention to detail and quality (ideally advanced Excel user).


Why you should apply


At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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