Vacancies at FOSS

HR Manager, Poland

Published: 2021-01-08
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Charlotte Ott


In FOSS, we are looking for a HR Manager to support our two sites in Warsaw. You will be part of Global HR counting 20 employees across the globe and you will report directly to the SVP of HR.

As HR Manager you will work most of the time at the FOSS Service Center (FSC) located in city center at Bracka 25, which is the provider of IT infrastructure and application services to support FOSS’s global organization with more than 1,500 employees located in +30 countries.

The FOSS Service Center in Warsaw was established in 2018 and today it counts 54 employees. The majority of the employees are working with IT – supporting the company’s entities across the world - but there are also employees working with customer support, finance, marketing, HR analytics etc.

The second site is the FOSS Sales and Service subsidiary which counts 21 employees who works with sales, service, admin and finance. FOSS Polska provides analytical instruments and solutions with professional customer support across Poland. FOSS Polska (SSS) was established in 2000 and is located at Osmańska 14.Reporting to the SVP of Global HR – who is located in Denmark – you will be provide a broad range of HR services to the organization.

In the role as HR manager, you will work on a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Recruitment process and talent acquisition
  • Employee performance, e.g. performance cases
  • Employee engagement and implementation of the FOSS cultureCompensation and benefits
  • HR processes, e.g. annual review, people review, organizational audit and talent managementLeadership team development and training
  • Update, review and create HR related policies

FOSS has a high employee satisfaction and strong values. As HR Manager, you will not only live the values - you will also make sure that the values are lived among the employees in the FSC. 

Danish leadership style is characterized by openness with a relative short power distance between employees and managers. The approach is network-oriented, empowering and motivating. We work with a high level of directness and trust – and the employees are expected to assume high level of personal responsibility and autonomy. As HR Manager, you will be the ambassador for this culture. 

Personal skills

We are looking for an experience HR Manager who should be comfortable being proactive and taking initiative. You will be first point of contact for employees and managers in all HR matters. We expect you to come with a high drive and a ‘can-do’ attitude. You need to be ready to handle the many different types of tasks that will fall under your responsibility.

Professional background

We are looking for an experienced manager with 4-7 years’ experience within HR. You should have an excellent experience with recruitment.

The candidate we are looking for comes with a proven track record of building strong relationships and trust with leaders and colleagues, offering HR expertise and coaching on people issues. We are looking for an HR colleague who is experienced within various HR disciplines and Polish labor law.

Since the corporate language is English, we expect you to have excellent English skills – both in speak and written.


If you are interested in the position, please send your application via the link below. Please note that we only accept applications sent via the link. We interview continuously, so apply as soon as possible since we are looking for a candidate who can step in soon.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact HR Business Partner Charlotte Kollatz Ott via phone +45 48208155 or e-mail

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.


FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.

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