Your role:

We’re in business to save our home planet. Your role will contribute to this mission by coordinating all administrative HR activities required for our office and retail store-based populations for Europe to ensure operational excellence. 

Key accountabilities:

• Coordinate HR administration for all Europe (employment contracts, addendums and statements, residence and work permits, consultancy agreements, other HR paperwork, etc.)

• Coordinate the collection and communication of payroll, leaves, and benefits data across the HR team to ensure accurate and timely administration

• Prepare, coordinate, and support employees’ onboarding program

• Coordinate recognition and celebration of employees’ birthdays and service anniversaries

• Support the HR team in the implementation of an HRIS and other new tools and systems

• Assist and support the HR Director and HR Manager in the coordination of meetings and events

• Update and publish org charts on a regular basis as required

• Document, record, and maintain HR processes as required

• Assist the HR and office teams in health and safety assessments and communication of protocols, including keeping records of office attendance

• Assist the HR team in the preparation of reports 

• Update and publish HR policies as required

• Ad hoc support to the HR team


In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that you will be/have:

• Degree in HR and/or Business

• 2-3 years of HR administration or junior generalist experience, preferably in the retail sector

• Attention to details, accuracy, and excellent administrative and organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal skills 

• Demonstrated ability to work independently, including the ability to organize, plan, prioritize tasks and adapt to change

• HR experience with different European countries

• Familiar with employment law concepts and ensuring confidentiality, tact and sensitivity when handling any HR / employee case 

• Spoken and written English, other European languages are a plus (French, Italian, and/or German are a real plus)

• Payroll experience is a plus.

• Excellent computer knowledge and use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

• Knowledge of WorkDay is an advantage

• Strong linkage with the Patagonia business and mission statement

Patagonia is committed to equal employment opportunities and diversity

Employee Conduct:

It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

Please make sure that your CV and cover letter are in English.

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