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Human Resources Business Partner (m/f)

Vienna, Austria
Human Resources


Job Description

For our Power Distribution Division (PDD) Headquarters in Vienna we are looking for
a Human Resource Business Partner
This position is responsible for the full Human Resources cycle and supporting HR strategic projects/processes on a regional level.
  • Manages the employee-life-cycle (employer branding, recruiting, onboarding, talent development, etc.) in collaboration with the HR Manager Austria for legal and organizational requirements
  • Act as business partner, solution provider, advisor and counselor for the leaders and their team by being the first point of contact for all HR related topics and supporting organizational development and change
  • Drive the implementation of the business talent management strategy, organizational effectiveness and talent assessment/selection
  • Coordinate and support divisional HR projects/processes by working closely together with the HR Director and the HR colleagues in the countries to achieve the HR objectives
  • Collaborate with the team of Corporate, HR Services and HR Center of Expertise  to optimize/leverage standardized work
  • Collect, prepare and analyze HR data for management reports


  • University degree, preferably in economy, with a specialization on Human Resources
  • Min.3 years of working experience as a HR Business Partner/HR Generalist in a dynamic, international environment
  • Structured way of working, able to prioritize and work objective based
  • Proven experience in handling delicate HR matters
  • Sound knowledge of Austrian labor law and proficiency in working with the Works council is a plus
  • Possesses fine communication skills as well as the ability to hold presentations
  • Very good English skills (written and verbal), German is preferred
  • Experience in partnering with leaders and employees at any level of the organization
  • Cultural awareness and willingness to travel within the region
What Eaton offers:
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
Depending on the qualification, we offer a remuneration of € 2,900 gross per month according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement Electrical and Electronics Industry. The opportunity of overpayment is dependent on the respective subject-related work experience and qualification.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PDCD Power Distribution Components Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049086