HR Business Partner - Upfield

HR Business Partner

Would you like to join Upfield and take a front seat in our HR Team in Paris, France? Are you ready for a challenge and thrive with change? As our HRBP for France, this is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a business where you will have real ownership and responsibility.

Location: Paris, France


About the position

You will be reporting to the Head of People and Organisation Southwest Europe, the role will be key to supporting the delivery of business goals by bringing to life our people plans. You will be supporting our local market team in Francw. In this role, you will get flexibility to shape the People & Organisation plans whilst acting as a trusted partner to managers & help drive team performance. In addition, you will execute the annual plans and people strategy in France. You will be the first point of contact for the People & Organisation function at local level, providing day to day advice and support to the business on all local HR related topics.

You will be supporting the talent agenda by partnering with managers to ensure development and career planning is taking place. You will be overseeing payroll delivery and HR Operations to ensure timely, accurate and efficient process execution. You will be managing social partners and local agreements. You will be deploying French People & Organization projects and playing an active role in sharing best practice and contributing to projects across the Southwest Europe cluster.

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

You have a Degree (Bachelor, Master) preferably in Human Resources, Law, or Psychology) with experience in HR business partnering. You are an HR generalist with experience in various people processes including onboarding, talent development and performance management. You have a good understanding and track record of managing the delivery of payroll with knowledge of local legal and tax requirements. You have strong communication skills with fluency in French and English (written and spoken). You have change management knowledge, and you thrive in a fast-paced changing environment. Hands-on problem solver who enjoys juggling a wide range of topics at the same time. You are a self-starter, action-oriented and a team player with high levels of drive and resilience.  

What’s next

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now! If you have additional questions, you can send me an email on

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

We would like to receive your application before the 6th of October, the first stage of the process will be a Video interview with myself.


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