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HR Expert (m|f|d) for International Staff Assignments

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Support the Voith Group | Division Hydro as a

HR Expert (m|f|d) for International Staff Assignments  
Job ID 70592 | Location Heidenheim | Part-time, full-time or suitable for job sharing


Your tasks

  • Develope and describe personnel deployment concepts (expats, locals) depending on the respective project setup (operating site, local Voith Hydro unit, sister company) in coordination between the hydropower project and the central departments involved (HR, Tax, Legal etc.); this ensures that project-specific requirements are met.
  • Coordinate the provision of input for erection costing (working time model) as well as for detailed planning and implementation in project execution.
  • Secure and review of residence law (relevant work permits, visas, local employment requirements such as Local Labor Market Opinion), personnel tax law (double taxation treaty), labor law as well as social security law in our project country.
  • Develope of cost-effective working time models based on local working time regulations for our construction sites in consultation with the central departments.
  • Coordinate and develope of labor contract extensions, local labor contracts and project related regulations.
  • Together with the central departments, ensure professional support and advice for employees (m/f/d) in the assignment process and coordinate the application and follow-up of all relevant applications with the authorities.


Your profile

  • Degree in legal studies or business law and/or relevant professional experience (tax consulting, human resources - secondment).
  • Expert (m/f/d) in the relevant subject areas for international personnel assignments within and outside the EU (personnel tax, double taxation agreements, social security, labor law and residence law) with a focus on project business/construction sites.
  • Very good knowledge in English and Portuguese language (written and spoken). Further language skills in German are an advantage.
  • A structured way of working, high solution and result orientation as well as assertiveness.
  • The ability to explain complex interrelationships simply.  
  • Enjoyment of working in a dynamic environment.


Become a Voithian and join us to shape the future of our company. Working at Voith means to actively promote future-oriented technologies. We offer you a responsible job in our Division Hydro with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons for working with Voith. Take your chance – at Voith.


Apply now via our web portal.
Find more details about the application process.


The Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Recruiting Services • Yvonne Goeth • phone +49 7321 37 7164
Job ID 70592