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Date posted:  Feb 23, 2024

Berlin, BE, DE

Job Function:  Human Resources
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  18169

HR Advisor / Recruiting (m/w/d)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit and Digital Farming


For over a century, Yara has worked to feed the world and protect the planet, and our mission is to do so in a responsible and sustainable way. Yara provide crop nutrition products, solutions and knowledge to 20 million farmers across 160 countries and has helped to reduce NOx emissions by 1.4 million tons in 2016. That's equivalent to the all of the NOx emissions produced in France or Germany. With this level of reach, you'll be able to make a real and tangible impact with your work.

A newly established global unit called Digital Farming has been created within Yara to use digital solutions to help us achieve this goal. We are building solutions for farmers, constructing hardware and sensors, crunching satellite data, applying artificial intelligence, and turning research results into solutions. Our team are made of designers, software engineers, hardware developers, data scientists, solution managers and product owners. The success of Digital Farming and its solutions is a key priority within Yara, and we plan to significantly grow our global business presence in this field.


HR Advisor is a subject matter expert for People Resourcing processes. People Resourcing team is responsible for the whole lifecycle of Yara employee and covers six main services, namely Recruitment, Onboarding, Employer Brand Management, Separation Management, Employee Retention Management and Workforce Management. In addition to efficiently and effectively supporting managers and employees with their enquiries and concerns, they interact with customers to address their business needs through People Resourcing processes.


HR Advisor manages the employee entry (recruitment and onboarding) and exit (separation and offboarding) processes from an end-to-end perspective by providing managers, employees and candidates with a positive and consistent candidate and employee experience. HR Advisor supports the Team Manager, closely cooperating with relevant stakeholders and take on additional responsibility (related to e.g., analytics, reporting, recruitment of senior positions, driving projects and initiatives, upskilling other members of the team). They assess employee brand perceptions and develop employer branding activities to attract future target groups based on external market insights and internal analysis.



  • Efficiently and effectively support employees and managers with their enquiries 
  • Manage end-to-end recruitment process in line with local processes and legislation and with special focus on senior level positions
  • Design, develop, deploy, and review recruitment training for hiring managers
  • Deliver a positive, transparent and consistent candidate experience throughout Recruitment and Onboarding processes 
  • Responsible for initiating onboarding: planning welcoming sessions, managing the new hire data in relevant systems, supporting managers in evaluating new hires
  • Running candidate experience surveys and taking appropriate actions based on this and other relevant data analytics, drive the development of retention processes 
  • Ensure the active promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion through People Resourcing processes
  • Drive accurate and efficient data management in adherence to GDPR and local HR compliance     
  • Analyze external market standards and improvement potentials, also develop, execute and evaluate effectiveness of employer branding activities via suitable events/platforms





  • Relevant degree-level education and minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in HR
  • Experience working with and recruiting IT roles, such as UX Designer, UX Researcher, Software Engineer etc.
  • Expertise in core employee lifecycle such as workforce planning, recruitment, onboarding, employer branding, retention, offboarding and diversity management
  • Experience working with recruitment selection tools, data analytics tools and HR Information Systems (SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment module is a plus)
  • Strong recruiter with good knowledge of GDPR and HR compliance, excellent interviewing and coaching skills
  • Sound understanding of the business and its impact on People Resourcing in addition to market insight and its impact on the business
  • Strong networking, collaboration and communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills, ability to optimize and harmonize processes
  • Ability to transform high-level ideas into concrete solutions and evaluate the effect of the implementation across the region
  • Fluent in English and German, both verbal and written communication - a must

Additional Information


  • Location: YARA Digital Farming Niederlassung der YARA GmbH & Co. KG
  • Permanent employment with an attractive remuneration
  • Diverse and interesting challenges in a dynamic and international environment with growth potential
  • Additional benefits at the location


Are you interested in this professional opportunity in our future-oriented organization? If yes, we look forward to receiving your application documents in English, stating your salary expectations and the earliest possible start date. We explicitly welcome applications from people with disabilities or equivalent status.

Contact details


Rūta Povilaitytė 
Senior HR Advisor
ruta.povilaityte@yara com

Anna Raczycka
Team Manager People Resourcing

Apply no later than


February 25, 2024

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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