HR Business Partner

Krakow, Poland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for an HR Business Partner for our Krakow office to make the team even stronger.


In order to support our continued growth, we are further expanding our HR Team in Poland. We are committed to build strong local presence and offer valuable HR support and advice for our leaders and people in Krakow, hence we are looking for an HR Business Partner.

The responsibilities will involve the full HR remit - comprehensive and professional HR service to the business - including implementation of performance reviews, appraisals, stakeholder management, talent management, mobility, and reviewing and managing all current processes and procedures. The ability to build a true partnership, establishing and maintaining close working relationships with managers and team members, being a driver of positive changes are key to success in the role.


  • Employee relations: Provide support across all areas of employee relations including absence management, disciplinary, grievances, and performance management in accordance with company values, policies, and procedures;
  • Employee engagement and retention: Build close relationships with the Talen Acquisition teams and Resource Managers to ensure talent and succession planning is effective and in place. Stay close to people to understand what is driving and keep them committed and engaged when working for EPAM. Understand issues and problems; help design and implement employee retention and employee engagement initiatives;
  • HR policies, practices and procedures:
    • Maintain an up-to-date framework of policies and procedures that enable the business to employ, engage, develop, retain, and manage people in accordance with EPAM’s values;
    • Collect HR data and document workflow in a timely fashion;
    • Act as contact point for HR matters requiring specific subject matter knowledge.
  • Reporting: Create and provide regular HR reports/scorecard and other data such as performance review reports, training hours per person, risk reduction reports, etc. to support decision making and actions. Collaborate with the management to ensure best practice is in place. Provide effective and efficient HR administration support to the group;
  • Learning and development: Design and implement learning and development framework that develops management teams' understanding of HR best practice across all areas and fosters a strong leadership culture. Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business and resource management heads;
  • Take responsibility for own actions, support leadership in implementing the business agenda;
  • Operate in an ethical manner, handle sensitive issues with proper care and confidentiality.


  • Experience in managing an HR function in a technology or commercial organization;
  • Proven experience in building positive corporate culture in large companies could be a plus;
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ambition to set high standards, work efficiently, pay attention to details and deliver quality;
  • Commitment to continuously listen and learn, to develop people, and to improve HR practices;
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish constructive relationships, build trust, and provide counsel in a thoughtful, sensitive and timely manner; be proactive, confident, energetic and positive;
  • Strong business acumen, consulting, analytical, project management, communication, presentation, negotiation, conflict management and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to build rapport and influence decisions, developments and outcomes at all levels;
  • Result-oriented – understand what is important to staff, clients and management;
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Access, Word);
  • Educational background within human resources or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English.

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.);
  • Language classes (English and Polish);
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification;
  • Career development center;
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment;
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects;
  • Relocation package for those who relocate to Krakow, Wroclaw, Katowice or Gdansk from other locations;
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.);
  • Fruits on a weekly basis;
  • Sponsored sport activities, E-sport program;
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie danych osobowych zawartych w niniejszym dokumencie do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 10 maja 2018 roku o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. Ustaw z 2018, poz. 1000) oraz zgodnie z Rozporządzeniem Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady (UE) 2016/679 z dnia 27 kwietnia 2016 r. w sprawie ochrony osób fizycznych w związku z przetwarzaniem danych osobowych i w sprawie swobodnego przepływu takich danych oraz uchylenia dyrektywy 95/46/WE (RODO)";
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.