HR Generalist

Business Department:  Human Resources

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 142 billion in assets under management and more than 1,900 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about


In the role of an HR Generalist based in Switzerland you are part of our international HR team. You will be the first point of contact for employees in your assigned business departments. 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for employee life cycle processes with a focus on employee entries, changes, leaves, transfers and exits
  • Manage employee relation cases (e.g. performance, grievance and disciplinary issues, terminations, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with and stay abreast of all labor laws and regulations
  • Responsible for HR related documentation such as contracts of employment, alterations, work permit applications as well as reference letters for employees in Switzerland
  • Perform accidents, sickness and child allowances registrations as well as reports and other administrative tasks and reports
  • Conduct HR Introduction Day presentations and new hire / leaver orientation with employees
  • Proactively optimize tasks, processes, policies and procedures
  • Work closely together with all other areas of HR (Global People Partners, Recruiters, Payroll and Centers of Expertise)
  • Participate in European and global projects to further develop the HR function


What we expect


  • For this challenging position, we are looking for an experienced, hands-on professional with the following profile:
  • Commercial apprenticeship or bachelor’s degree with further Education in Human Resources (i.e. Personalfachfrau/mann) or equivalent essential
  • 5+ years' work experience as an HR Generalist (including case management for employee relation cases) ideally in international and complex organizations
  • Solid knowledge of HR operations and labor law, immigration, and regulations for Switzerland
  • Good communication skills in German and English are a must
  • strong desire to learn and high attention to detail
  • Enjoys a fast paced, results-oriented environment, ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and HR systems, ideally SuccessFactor


What we offer


Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, pace, and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded. We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow:


  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Entrepreneurial culture offering opportunity to learn the business from some of the world’s leading private market specialists
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Education assistance program
  • Competitive salary with performance-oriented compensation model
  • Lunch allowance
  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities


At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees, and our community.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives. Our working environment is humble, inclusive, and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.

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