HR Business Partner - Labor Relations Specialist

Posted date:  Sep 14, 2022

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

About this opportunity

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees improve their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills vital to reach your career goals.

We are looking for a HR Business Partner (HR Generalist) Guide in Spanish Labor Relations. You will combine both roles, being an expert in Spanish Labor relations, and being able to contribute in the implementation of HR processes, tools and solutions and deliver HR programs and practices within different organizations in Spain. The role will support local business needs, in close cooperation with line management, HR Business Partners and in partnership with the HR Shared Service Center and/or HR Subject Matter Expert.

We are searching for talent with specific and solid knowledge and expertise in Spanish labor law and Industrial relation.


What you will do

  • Support compliance with local labor laws and Company’s rules and regulations
  • Key Interface with Unions, Work Councils, Local Administration and Legal authorities
  • Build and maintain a healthy labor relations environment
  • Drive negotiations with the Unions for all necessary labor topics
  • Assess and drive labor matters in merge and acquisitions
  • Represent the Company in labor legal procedures and claims
  • Assess all other HR areas in labor matters
  • Align with line managers on any labor matters
  • Implement People programs and practices
  • Provide HR advice to employees and managers
  • Facilitate and contribute to changing programs
  • Interface local leaders and support


You will bring

  • A Bachelor degree in Spanish Labor Law
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Labor Relations area in the HR department in a Company or consultancy firm.
  • Experience in the HR functional area is valuable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of market trends and Best in Class practices
  • Substantial eye for business
  • Understand employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns
  • Strong project management skills and budget control in Labor Relations matters
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
  • Proven ability to drive influence in a matrixed organization
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Proficient in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity! The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


What happens once you apply?

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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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