HR M&A Manager

February 12, 2023
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HR M&A Manager Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing

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The HR M&A Manager supports the HR workstream for M&A projects from kickoff until inte-gration, in close collaboration with Business HR, HR Services, Corporate M&A and other functions. As part of the Corporate HR M&A team, the HR M&A Manager also contributes to developing HR best practices, tools and processes for all types of M&A transactions and to providing M&A related training for the wider HR community. The HR M&A Manager uses previous experience, in-depth knowledge of processes and policies and business insights to support making strategic decisions. We are looking to recruit a strategic global HR M&A professional with demonstrated subject matter expertise and solid, applied experience in different types of deals to support the people aspects surrounding our M&A projects.

Your responsibilities
  • The HR M&A Manager will join several projects across the globe to:
  • Ensure optimal collaboration between the divisions, external consultants, HR colleagues, other functions, buyer or seller and the deal team. Support the creation of workplans & timelines and verify separa-tion/integration budget requirements.
  • Advise HRBPs about what to expect, the stakeholders, the M&A process and priorities and play a key role as the HR Expert in making strategic decisions (Target Operation Models, HRIS & Payroll setup, em-ployee matters, budget, change management, integration, purchase agreements, due diligence …), by keeping the best interest of ABB and the acquired/divested unit in mind.
  • Deep dive into all HR related topics, including but not limited to: labor law, benefits, compensation, HR governance, HRIS, payroll, pensions, culture, communication, GDPR, talent acquisition and people de-velopment.
  • Analyze the separation/ harmonization/ integration approach, prepare for HR risks and cost assessments including mitigation strategies.
  • Advise on retention/performance grants, key talent approach and ensure that ABB HR policies and pro-cedures are followed.
  • As a member of the HR M&A team, the HR M&A Manager will furthermore work on:
  • Developing optimized M&A processes in cooperation with HR organization, Corporate M&A, cross func-tional teams (IS, FI, Real Estate, SCM etc), ensuring related materials reflect organizational changes in ABB.
  • Developing training materials and a tool/process database which can used during projects.
  • Keeping an eye on trends and evolutions in HR M&A.
  • Your background
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in HR M&A, either as HRBP, Manager or project manager.
  • Solid track record in working for a global organization
  • Solid understanding of HR processes/policies and how they need to be managed throughout M&A projects.
  • Excellent project management skills, promoting a structured but flexible approach.
  • Ability to manage a variety of stakeholders and convincing communication, relationship building and influencing skills.
  • Business acumen and a passion for M&A.
  • Pragmatic problem solver, keeping short and long term impact of decisions in mind.
  • Advanced knowledge of English, Excel, Powerpoint and Sharepoint/Teams.
  • Flexible to work in different time zones.
  • More about us

    Our mission Human Resources (HR) is to help ABB stand out when it comes to our people - from leadership, performance and talent management to rewards and career opportunities. In all that we do, we seek to create competitive advantage by dedicating resources to attracting, developing and retaining talented individuals who are customer-focused, collaborative, innovative and driven. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. Work model: #LI-hybrid

    Publication ID: GP83329086E5

    Important: In order to be employed by ABB you will need to fully comply with/fulfill all local ABB employment requirements/processes.

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