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Krems, AT

Title:  Manager, HR, Austria (m/f/d)

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future.


We are now looking for an experienced Manager, HR to lead and coordinate our HR operations in Austria, based in Krems. In this role, you implement HR strategies, processes and programs such as our annual performance and salary reviews, forecasting or talent development activities. You are actively counseling and/or coaching managers and employees regarding the full range of HR fields, such as recruiting, performance and rewards topics, facilitation of conflict resolution, payroll, etc. You also drive the further development of policies and procedures in the light of statutory and company requirements as well as culture. Being a part of the wider EMEA HR organization, you will also have the opportunity to join projects or initiatives that go beyond your country responsibility.


The Human Resources team at Kemira enables Kemira’s strategy and business objectives through developing the organization and workplace by further developing the digitalization of people processes, driving leadership and talent development, designing competitive rewarding models and by providing efficient HR services to the business.


What we offer: 

  • A challenging position in the international context of a global company with overall HR responsibility for a major country
  • An employment with an innovative and future-oriented organization
  • The opportunity to develop and grow professionally and personally


What you need:

  • Academic degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field
  • 5+ years of direct experience in a generalist HR role in Austria, preferably in an international environment
  • Proven experience in successfully implementing and improving programs and processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German are a must
  • Competence to influence and build relationships with a cross-functional, global matrix organization with the awareness of cultural differences
  • Curiosity and drive to develop HR for the future


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira

For more information, please contact Jan Imperial, Sr Manager, HR, EMEA Central (Tel. +49 175 228 6026). Please apply with CV, cover letter and your salary expectations at


According to the respective collective agreement, the minimum salary for this position is € 4.831,59 gross per month (full-time); increased payment is possible based on experience and qualification.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2018, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.6 billion and 4,915 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

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