HR Officer


Belgrade, 00, RS, 11070

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Our position of HR Officer, based in NOVI SAD, Serbia:

As HR officer you are the first point of contact for all Barry Callebaut colleagues in Serbia for all HR related topics, such as HR administration, Compensation & Benefits matters, time attendance, etc. You will take an active part in the implementation of the company's HR strategy and HR projects resulting from local and global policies.


Description of Tasks:

  • Be the first point of contact for all employees in Serbia in HR related matters.
  • Acting as HR BP for employees and managers for the Novi Sad site
  • Ensuring the complete payroll activities by managing monthly payroll on time,
  • Ensuring contacts with external payroll provider
  • Monitoring working time, time schedules, holidays and sick leaves in our online tool
  • Processing personnel documentation and personal data in our tool, in accordance with the labor law
  • Answering all employee questions related to payroll and pay slips
  • Ensuring monthly reporting related to payroll
  • Managing employees’ data in Successfactors (local HRIS system).
  • Managing onboarding and off boarding process.
  • Coordinating trainings: organizing, contacting with suppliers, satisfaction surveys.
  • Being responsible for Compensation & Benefits matters such as insurances, company fleet cars, etc .
  • Participating in HR project for the local needs.


 Your profile:

  • Higher education in HR (HRM, Psychology or Labor Law), practical knowledge of labor law.
  • At least 5 years of experience in similar position in HR / payroll departments.
  • Excellent knowledge of working with online tools for payroll, time & attendance, HRIS, ...
  • Native in Serbian
  • Fluent in English both written and oral
  • Practical knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of Successfactors would be an asset.
  • Action oriented and stress resistant
  • Analytical and problem solving skills; able to work independently.
  • You are discrete, and an ambassador of the BC values: Integrity, Customer Focus, Team Spirit, Passion and Entrepreneurship

Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.