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HR Specialist

Finance & HR – Zurich, Zürich
Department Finance & HR
Employment Type Full time (6 months)
Minimum Experience Mid-level

BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 by initiative of the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide and has since evolved into a leading global impact investment manager. The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and climate-smart growth while providing attractive returns for investors. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, BlueOrchard has offices in Cambodia, Georgia, Peru, Kenya, Luxembourg, Singapore and Geneva. To date, the company has invested over USD 6bn across 80 emerging and frontier markets, enabling tangible social and environmental impact. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Zurich, Switzerland as

HR Specialist (6-8 months)

Key tasks

  • Provide an efficient and smooth service in the core HR functions;
  • Act as key HR point of contact for employees and competent sparring partner for line managers;
  • Develop and drive HR initiatives and solutions that meet key business needs and priorities;
  • Act as a cultural role model demonstrating the BlueOrchard spirit.

Required skills and experience

  • 2 to 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably as a HR generalist in the finance industry;
  • Experience in recruiting, talent development, and performance management would be a plus;
  • University degree or equivalent; postgraduate studies in HR or Finance are a plus;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to cope with time pressure in demanding situations;
  • Proficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word);
  • Proficiency in English and German.

Your personal profile

  • Self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Excellent team player with high service orientation;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach and willingness to perform administrative tasks;
  • High attention to details. 

Preferred starting date: July/ August 2019.

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via
Deadline for application is: 30 April 2019.

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  • Location
    Zurich, Zürich
  • Department
    Finance & HR
  • Employment Type
    Full time (6 months)
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