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Tiffany & Co.

Human Resources Generalist 

Job Description

The HR Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties for the Watch Center, such as timely and accurate HR administration, as well as completing the relevant reporting activities, taking care of onboarding and offboarding in line with the Corporate guidelines, Talent Acquisition with recruitment and selection of talents, Corporate activities. Additionally, the HR Generalist will have to act as main point of contact for employees and leaders in order to find the best-tailored solutions for the business. The HR Generalist will work in collaboration with the General Manager and Corporate Senior HR Management.

Key Accountabilities

HR Admin

  • Supervision of external payroll processing provider, ensuring that their records and information are kept up-to-date, that the payroll is calculated correctly and that employees are paid on time
  • Liaison with and monitoring of external pension fund provider
  • Complete in time all the administrative activities
  • Management of KRONOS and related
  • Support the Employee Relations’ EMEA team with internal Legal Aspects
  • Management of the HR Budget in line with corporate guidelines
  • Onboarding and Offboarding from the HR Oracle system to the preparation of the necessary steps

Recruiting/Retention/Talent and Employer Branding

  • Coordination of the relationship with external recruiting providers when needed
  • Management of the Recruitment process for all profiles from the JD, to selection to interviews to documentation (employment offers/contracts/letters)
  • Ensure an efficient onboarding of people and exit interviews
  • Management and update of the hiring plan following business’ instructions
  • Retention Strategies to avoid employee loss
  • Counseling activities related to Talent Management

Corporate HR processes management:

  • Liaise with Corporate HR to implement ww projects at the Watch Center
  • Liaise with Corporate HR to plan and execute all corporate HR programs (PMP, Compensation Review, BSA, development programs, survey)
  • Communicates and gives support to employees for HR programs completion

Leadership Support

  • Support the Senior Leaders in defining HR strategies to support the business tailoring the solutions to the needs from an HR point of view
  • HR planning for actual and future needs, development of employees through internal and external training
  • Business Partnering with managers and directors to support them in the people management
  • Mentoring activities to develop all the people

Required Qualifications


  • 3+ years experience in a similar role in international companies (Luxury industry-specific experience will be considered a strong plus)
  • Master’s degree in law, Economics, or related
  • A specific course in HR is a strong plus
  • Strong understanding of administration, benefits knowledge, and basics of Swiss payroll
  • Attention to details and a client-focused approach
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, diplomatic and discreet
  • Proficient in English and French, other European languages are a plus
  • Flexibility and ability to work in an environment under complete renovation
  • Problem-solving & effective communication skills
  • Co-operative attitude and strong team player as well as ability to work autonomously
  • -Proficiency in the use of ERPs like Oracle and KRONOS
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