HR Business Partner Top Management (m/f/d)

HR Business Partner Top Management (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Human Resources

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  13367

We are looking for an HR Business Partner Top Management (m/f/d) to join KWS SAAT SE & Co.KGaA. 


You choose: work from our Berlin-based KWS site or at our HQ in Einbeck.

This is a full-time position. Starting date is as soon as possible.


New Tasks & Exciting Projects:


  • You will be the first point of contact for our global top management in all HR matters and will also be the interface to the respective HR strategists 
  • In doing so, you will proactively advise the Board and Executives on solving challenges of all kinds and take up overarching questions for clarification in order to answer them quickly
  • You will support the executives in all decision-making processes, including by providing appropriate information, reports and analyses
  • You support the implementation of Group-wide HR guidelines, core processes and standards in your own area of responsibility and promote the continuous development of the general HR strategy by contributing your own ideas and measures
  • You will strengthen the leadership competence in the support area through constant exchange with top management, especially with regard to topics such as talent & performance management and organizational development.
  • In addition, you will support the development of compensation and benefit plans as well as other benefits for top management and executives.
  • You will support in the personnel cost planning and forecasting process
  • You will take the lead in HR projects to actively support the continuous change of the company.
  • You are part of the global HR business partner leadership team and the extended global HR leadership team


Your Profile:


  • You have an academic degree in psychology, business administration, labor law or a comparable field of study.
  • In addition, you have many years of convincing experience in the HR area of a global company, ideally in the manufacturing industry, and can also draw on practical knowledge of project management
  • As an experienced HR strategist, you will be able to build strong relationships with your stakeholders thanks to your high level of integrity and your good negotiation, problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills
  • Furthermore, you have the ability to analyze HR metrics to develop goals and drive critical needs with sound and economically efficient thinking
  • You have extensive experience in managing talent and personal development systems
  • Your strong communication skills provide the right amount of diplomacy on the one hand and assertiveness on the other hand
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and ideally another language are part of your profile
  • You have user skills in all relevant IT systems, such as Microsoft, SAP, etc.
  • Willingness to travel is required in order to be able to optimally support top management




Our Offer to You:


  • An exceptionally interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute innovative ideas.
  • Working in an international, highly motivated and dynamic team with flat hierarchies.
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working (hybrid).
  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly work atmosphere.
  • According to our slogan "Make Yourself Grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development. 
  • As a basis, we offer excellent work equipment (high-quality, ergonomic workstations, several monitors, air conditioning) and sufficient free parking spaces at the location. 
  • We also create the appropriate framework conditions: capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation pay, childcare allowance, company bicycle.


We look forward to receiving your application. We kindly request you to upload your application documents by using our ATS system SuccessFactor.




About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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