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HR Controller & People Analytics (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43437


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

Operational responsibilities:

  • Steering personnel planning process, including forecasting processes and budget planning process in close alignment with Finance & Controlling
  • Further standardization and automation of HR Controlling
  • Performing ad-hoc analyzes and regular reportings (annual report, FTE reporting etc.
  • Monitoring of data quality and process improvements on data maintenance
  • Project member for HR projects

Strategic Responsibilities:

Development and implementation of a People Analytics concept

  • Overall responsibility for steering and development of further analytic tools and definition of KPIs etc.
  • Definition and further development of HR reporting, including establishment of global standards
  • Further development of HR Controlling in close alignment with HR Business Partners, HR Information systems and our Finance & Controlling organization
  • Responsibility for harmonization of HR data within different HR-IT system

What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • University degree with a major in Business Administration, IT or industrial engineering with a focus in HR Controlling & People Analytics
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Controlling and relevant working experience in HR Controlling
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in HR
  • Skilled in developing and implementing KPIs
  • International experience is a plus 
  • Track record of working with diverse stakeholders
  • Analytical Mindset


What are some of the local benefits

  • Hybrid working model
  • Bilingual daycare centre “Karlinis“ and holiday activities for employees’ children
  • 30 holidays, plus 6-8 bridging days and possibility to convert salary into up to 5 additional holidays
  • (E-) Bike leasing and e-charging stations


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Leonie Schalla

Meet our teams
LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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