Assistant HR Coordinator

International Volunteer Program|Hamburg|Human Resources

Assistant HR Coordinator

Hanseatic Bank
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Human Resources


The HR department of HB is delivering full HR service to the business and employees of Hanseatic Bank, Hanseatic Service Center and SG Insurance. The department is mainly organized in agile HR Teams, Recruiting & Relationship, Payroll & Services, Culture & Development, led by the HR Director as servant leader. The department provides services for appr. 600 employees.

This leads to the necessity for HR to change its organization and processes with a clear perspective from the “outside – in”, meaning with customer and employee centric view.

Under the authority of the HR Coordinator Germany, you will support the team:

Process Management role:

•               Gather important HR processes, analyze efficiency and employee centricity
•               Develop new HR processes from the “outside – in” taking into account digitalization, customer and employees needs
•              Support and foster digitalization of HR department together with the team and  HR Dir
•              Run self-responsible implementation projects
•              Rely and exchange on Best practices in SG Group

Assistant role:

•    Supporting the HR Coordinator by
•    Contributing to and working within strategic HR projects of Société Générale in Germany, e.g. mutualizing HR organization, etc.
•    Organizing meetings in Germany
•    Collecting information from German SG entities and refining it
•    Liaising with SG Group Paris
•    Preparing minutes, presentations, reports or project follow ups
•    Supporting by administrating day to day issues
•    Taking care of the German project management
•    Manage and evolve the common German training programs

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English

Your profile

Graduated with a Master degree from Engineering school, Business School or University with a specialization in Human Resources and/or Process Management

A previous experience in HR would be appreciated

Experienced knowledge of a common process modelling methodology

Good analytical skills

Good communication and presentation skills

Proficient/Good command of MS Office

Fluent in English

German at least B2 Level

The VIE assignment in a nutshell 

This VIE in Hamburg is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months with a realistic opportunity to extend.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

  • Reference: 22000M11
  • Entity: Hanseatic Bank
  • Starting date: immediate
  • Publication date: 2023/02/24