International HR Operations Consultant Spain

Permanent employee, Full-time · Barcelona

The job
As ​International HR ​Operations ​Consultant you will be part of the country team that is responsible for managing all our Spanish HR & payroll services for our (primarily) non-European clients. You will advise and help them translate their foreign HR policies into employment relationships for their selected employees in Spain. Acting as our client’s HR-department in Spain, you will make sure the employees feel equally at home with us, as they would be with any local employer.

Also, you will advise and actively support our clients, their local employees, and their expats in all relevant aspects of labour law, payroll, and labour related immigration.

You will be a solid sparring partner for our management and colleagues around Europe in the field of international HR management and employment outsourcing. You will work closely with our colleagues from the headquarters in the Netherlands and subsidiaries in various other European countries, as well as with strategic business partners in all time zones around the globe. You will also function as the interface to our Spanish business partners in the domain of payroll, accounting, and legal.

This is your job if
  • You hold a relevant bachelor’s degree and have the equivalent experience and mindset;
  • You are an expert in Spanish employment law and have at least 1-3 years of experience as an HR specialist, ideally in the domain of flexible, contracted, or indirect employment (ETT, Temp work, Professional Employment Outsourcing) or in contractor/consulting services;
  • You have experience in a labor department and are able to assume functions such as:- Social Security movements; registrations, cancellations, modifications, etc.- Social Security network system and SILTRA- Making contracts, extensions and writings - Labor legal advice (collective bargaining agreements, hiring, bonuses, medical leave, accidents at work, etc.) - Immigration processing, Digital Nomad visas, Beckham law applications, taxes etc.
  • You have a full understanding of the entire employment lifecycle in all its aspects and are able to implement and manage these aspects;
  • You are motivated to learn more about the complex HR-, employment-, legal-, payroll-, tax- and immigration regulations particularly in our international employment outsourcing context;
  • Experience with these topics in more countries is a strong plus!;
  • You have a very good and professional command of the Spanish and English language (C1 level or higher), both written and spoken (essential!);
  • Your flexibility and empathy have no limits, given our global work environment and the multicultural backgrounds that you would be dealing with;
  • You are attentive to process and detail regarding your work, tasks given to you, and tying up loose ends. Dealing with multiple tasks simultaneously does not impose a problem on you. You have an open mindset, and you are flexible enough to apply your knowledge and experience in totally different ways of working. Moreover, you act pro-actively on things that could be improved.
Our offer
  • A starting annual salary ranging from €27K to €33K gross (depending on your experience);
  • A very dynamic international working environment in a prime location in Barcelona (Passeig de Gracia);
  • An annual development budget of EUR 1000;
  • 31 vacation days based on a fulltime position;
  • A bonus potential of 10% of your annual gross salary (50/50 based on company vs personal goals);
  • An extensive onboarding training at our headquarters in the Netherlands;
  • Annual team event together with all your international colleagues;
  • A hybrid working model;
  • Possibility to work remote a few weeks per year (e.g. home country or holiday destination);
  • We're excited to invest in you and help you grow into an expert within our team so we can grow and thrive together!
  • All the means and facilities you need to properly do your job.
Yes, give me the job!
Send us your CV and a motivation letter, explaining why you see yourself the best qualified and motivated candidate for the position. Don’t forget to include your possible start date and feel free to mention your expectations. We are looking forward to it!

In our company, we believe in equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We encourage all women to apply and commit to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for the LGBTQ+ community. We are firmly committed to gender equality and value diversity within our team.

About us

Parakar Group is an organization offering a wide spectrum of services in the domain of globally outsourced HR- and payroll management. Our focus is on providing solutions to companies worldwide that want to expand their business to European countries by hiring local talent and on individuals worldwide that want to come to work here. For them we setup compliant employment relationships that go not only across the geographical borders but also across business cultures, statutory and legal context. Our services include outsourced employment management, HR-consulting and -management and payroll accounting, work process management, relocation services, and much more related subjects.

Once our clients established a successful business, we help to make the next steps in their European expansion, which can include setting up and managing their own entities.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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