HR Services & Payroll Specialist (60-100%)

Holcim AG

  • Publication date:

    24 February 2023
  • Workload:

    60 – 100%
  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Place of work:

    5113 Holderbank

HR Services & Payroll Specialist (60-100%)


Holderbank (AG), CH, 5113

Requisition ID:  616


As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 70,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.


Holcim people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.

As we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we are looking for an HR Payroll Generalist / HR Services & Payroll Specialist to join our local HR team. Someone with a strong attention to details who is driven by passion and keen to learn, develop and thrive in our team.



In this role you can expect the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient, timely, accurate and compliant execution of payroll for all employees (except ExCo members)

  • Regular correspondence with external stakeholders such as insurance companies, pension funds & authorities, to ensure correct handling of permits, family allowances, withholding taxes, accidents and illnesses, maternity & paternity leave

  • Create various documents within the HR lifecycle such as employment contracts, contract changes, confirmations, pension fund registrations, anniversary letters etc.

  • Manage and update employee data in SAP and SuccessFactors

  • Execution and support of year-end closing activities (wage statements, payroll declarations, etc.) and audits

  • Advise employees on various HR subjects



  • Commercial education and further HR certification (HR Fach- oder Sozialversicherungslehrgang, Payroll Specialist)



  • 3 years of experience in a similar role in a large multinational company

  • Experience in expatriate payroll is desirable

  • Swiss labor law, Swiss payroll, social insurances and taxes, personal administration and/or HR assistance work

  • Experience working in similar industry is an advantage


Knowledge and skills:

  • Strong IT skills (SAP HR) including MS OfficeTechnical skills

  • A strong personality who can operate effectively under tight deadlines and in a complex, multi-cultural environment

  • Strong attention to detail with quality outputs

  • Sense of urgency, strong customer focus and ability to anticipate customers’ needs

  • Ability to proactively act within own area of responsibility and willingness to take ownership of tasks in own scope of work

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong customer focus across all levels within the organization

  • Ability to work as a member of a team but also independently and with strong self-initiative


Applications and CVs are welcome in either German or English.


Language requirements:

Fluent in German (native) & English (written & oral)

Do you want to work in an international and dynamic working environment with attractive benefits? We are looking for colleagues to join our team to build progress for people and the planet.

Please submit your CV, a motivation letter and relevant documents with information on the career portal. No agencies can be considered.