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Interim Human Resources Generalist – Contract Support until end 2017

Do you want to be part of a team that engages over 235 million customers across 12 rising markets? Do you want to pioneer new experiences to hundreds of millions of customers in the markets of tomorrow? We are doing things never thought possible. We are writing a new story.

Enter VEON, a revolutionary personal internet platform that integrates powerful data analytics and artificial intelligence to finally put the user in control. With zero-rating as a fundamental component of the service, VEON allows users to stay connected for free, no matter the status of their data plan — even when they are out of credit. VEON’s fresh take on messaging capabilities enables users and communities to connect by voice, text, picture and video through a stunning designed interface. We are already live in Italy and Russia and we are building the future. We also announced exciting partnerships with MasterCard, Deezer and + (by ) and more very famous names are coming.

VEON is striving through its well documented transformation journey from telecommunications leader to digital challenger, with the release of our world first personal internet platform launched across five of our major markets, so far. We are changing the way people communicate and have ambitious growth targets which will take us well through 2018, and beyond. Our headquarters HR team is at the centre of our people transformation activities and we seek an interim HR generalist to support us until the end of 2017.

Our team has recently managed several major, global restructures to reposition VEON as both a telecommunications and digital leader. We are in the middle of major growth in our business and are driving intercompany transfers of existing employees between operating companies and our offices in London and Amsterdam, as part of our strategic plan to develop the business whilst retaining valued employees. We expect to complete transition activities by the end of the year.

The Interim HR Generalist will drive this final piece of our transition and will focus on contract related process work and reorganisation activities.

You will be working with colleagues across the People Operations team including experts across Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, HR Operations and Talent Development. Additionally you will have close working relationships with leaders in HQ as well our partners in Legal, Finance and Communications who are helping us to develop VEON as a world class business and brand.

Key activities for the role include;

Assessing employment contracts of existing employees, understanding limitations and risks and VEON’s obligations

Generating new employment contracts

Managing intercompany employee transfers and associated contractual obligations

Contributing to internal international reorganisation projects by working with the HR business partner and Headcount planning team and managing staff changes and transfers where necessary

A bit about you:
You are an experienced Human Resources generalist, with a track record of working in cross border, cross culture environments.

You have significant experience in company transformation, restructure and internal employee transfers and are readily able to interpret employment contracts and apply local labour legislation to complex situations.

You are able to navigate and apply labour law in an international environment

You are keenly able to consult, influence, and partner with senior leaders in applying strategies to drive business performance

You are able navigate complex corporate environments with ease and your collaborative and open nature gives you a desire to share best practices with your team and you see roadblocks and challenges simply as opportunities to optimise, change and build relationships.

Your formal university qualifications in Human Resources and knowledge of United Kingdom labour laws enable you to make lawful, ethical and fair decisions to protect both employee and the business

You are an open, clear communicator and relationship builder and use feedback to improve your HR craft and business contribution

Your spoken and written English language skills are near native and you compose clear and robust policies and communications

You know when to be serious and when make work fun, bringing good energy with you wherever you go

Apply today for this interim opportunity – you never know where it may lead!

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