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HRBP Strategy & Innovation, New Business & M&A Specialist

Job Location: ​Luxembourg

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

Are you a passionate HR professional looking for an HR Business Partner role in an international and dynamic environment? You might find the career progression you are looking for here in our Ferrero Luxembourg HQs!  

This is an opportunity to become the point of reference for all HR processes with a specific focus on M&A projects and activities at Group level. 

Working in a diverse and inclusive environment and learning from diverse cultures and personalities will make you feel part of the Ferrero family, with employees at the heart of everything you will do. 

Main Responsibilities:

You will become a change agent endorsing the HR&OI Transformation Program, fostering a culture of learning, development, and inclusion.  

As HRBP you will support the Line Managers to facilitate people life-cycle management (providing HR recommendations to support their team development); oversee the HR key processes (Attraction and Recruiting, Salary Review, Training & Development Management, Performance Management, and Budgeting) as a direct reference for our Strategy and Innovation functions. 

You will support the deployment of company strategies and organizational evolution, promoting continuous improvement and digitalization of our People Processes. 

As an M&A Specialist, you will analyze the human capital and the end-to-end HR lifecycle in target companies, providing HR recommendations to support potential mergers and acquisitions processes and support the integration of newly acquired business. 

You will analyze trends and support the stakeholders, HR colleagues and departments involved in transaction processes, thus building enriching working relationships with key stakeholders, developing an expertise in HR due diligence, planning and execution. 

Who we are looking for:


You have a master's degree in Economics, Business Administration or Management (MBA is considered as a plus), you have more than 5 years of experience (preferably in multinational companies or consultancies).  

Having Experience in M&A (acquisition & post-merger integration) from an HR perspective (within FMCG or consulting) would be beneficial to your application. 

You have a solid analytical background and strong attention to detail, you acquired experience and knowledge of Project Management and Change Management principles, methodologies, and tools. 

A problem-solving attitude and ability to interact with different organizational levels (from operative profiles to top management) is one of your strengths. 

Are you also proactive, result oriented, curious to learn, able to balance and execute many initiatives in parallel? You might be the right person for this role. 

IT Skills  

Knowledge of MS Office and Office 365 Suite, 

SAP SuccessFactors knowledge is a plus. 


Fluent in English;

other languages are considered a plus. 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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