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Senior HR Business Partner

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organisation, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organisation specialising in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 385,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 830 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 9,000 faculty members and attended by over 58,000 participants. We have around 18,500 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

Employment Type:  Permanent
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 

Davos Platz, CH

Experience level:  Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in:  English

In this role you are responsible for:

Business partnering:

  • Advisory to line managers on all people-related and managerial topics
  • Contribution to workforce planning, translating the strategy into recruiting needs
  • Oversight of development and training needs identification
  • Advisory on performance management & appraisal processes
  • Contribution to the definition of talent & succession planning
  • Resolving of escalated, complex, employee-relations issues



  • Planning, implementation and coordination of recruitment agenda in your scope
  • Management of end-to-end recruiting for all types of hires (junior, experienced) including screening, interviews and offer
  • Contribution to employer branding strategy and partnerships


You will have the HR Business Partner responsibility for the defined units within your scope.

To master this challenge you have:


  • Customer focus
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate well with other teams
  • Excellent communication, partnering and relationship building skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical mindset, ability to prioritize competing tasks
  • Strong HR functional expertise
  • Good knowledge of labor law and local tax/social regulations
  • In-depth understanding of business strategy, strong business acumen
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages are a plus



  • BSc or MSc in human resources management, business administration, law or equivalent
  • 7-10 years of HR business partnering

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  Mar 16, 2023