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Milano, IT

HR Advisor Italy


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR professional to help executing the people agenda in a complex country. Our HR agenda is focused on building a significant impact on people's lives. Supporting Swiss Re, business unit colleagues and the global HR team, your focus will be running the day-to-day HR operations in the Italian team, driving operational excellence and fostering agile change.


What success looks like

You will make a real difference to the team if you:

  • Are passionate about developing operational excellence in an agile culture.
  • Thrive working in an international environment, while keeping engaged and up to speed with the latest HR practices and evolving legislation.


What you will be doing


  • Deliver seamless experience to our clients through a smooth operational model and a solid support to their queries;
  • Ensure consistency in the execution of the HR policies and processes;
  • Partner with our payroll provider to ensure correct and timely payroll delivery;
  • Own onboarding, offboarding – (including relevant communications to the authorities), time management and meal voucher cycles;
  • Run the benefits enrollment processes;
  • Ensure all our standards, legal, regulatory, compliance and audit requirements and other necessary controls are in place;
  • Be the core local HR processes expert while partnering the central teams and WE/MEA colleagues for the shared/offshored processes and international projects;
  • Support in maintaining relationship with local vendors and interfacing the labor consultant;
  • Support the HR Manager in delivering the HR strategy as required.


What you will bring


  • A passion for your job and great interest in personal growth.
  • A strong execution focus and results orientation;
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment.
  • A robust background in HR operations and Italian labor law


About you


  • 2+ years of directly applicable HR experience working with cross-functional global teams
  • Knowledge of Italian employment law and experience in HR operations (including managing payroll delivery)
  • Experience with the CCNL assicurativo would be a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience and confidence interacting with HR internal clients.
  • Good detail orientation and an ability to maintain data with 100% accuracy.
  • Ability to recognize process improvement opportunities and act upon them to gain efficiencies in a rapidly scaling environment
  • MS Office professional
  • Must be self-directed and able to manage your time independently
  • Passionate about learning and adapting to evolving culture


Did you know that Swiss Re is invested in equality and making the best use of the talents and diversity of all our employees? We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. We are committed to fair and equal treatment, free from discrimination and harassment of any kind. We provide equal opportunity for all individuals regardless of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, including gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital or civil partnership status, maternity, paternity and adoption leave as well as any other class protected by law.


Please join our team!

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