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Labour Relations Expert (d/f/m)


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Hannover, NI, DE, 30163 Hamburg, HH, DE, 20354

RWE Renewables GmbH, Essen, Hamburg, Hannover

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: HR; Legal / Compliance; Renewables 

Remuneration: Exempt.


Your tasks


  • Responsible for Global HR Policy framework and Co-determination coordination
  • Be first point of contact for various stakeholders, e.g. Codetermination, Managers and HR colleagues, with respect to Labor Relations activities
  • Develop, manage and optimize a working relationship to our codetermination bodies, national and international
  • Design and negotiate policies and collective bargaining agreements
  • Provision of advice and services with regards to labor law, work policies and tariff requests
  • Self-responsible project lead in Labor Relations projects (e.g. reorganization, people transfer) and other international HR projects
  • Close collaboration with other teams and departments to develop and implement Labor Relations measures
  • Create concepts, optimize and implement instruments and processes in the areas of Labor Relations
  • Create concepts, optimize and implement instruments and processes in close collaboration with HR Business Partners
  • Manage internal and external service providers
  • Pursue trends and topics in Labor Relations


Your profile


  • Successfully completed university studies in legal sciences (two legal state exams) or equivalent
  • At least 3-5 years of HR experience, ideally in Labor Relations and an additional qualification in mediation/coaching
  • Profound experience in the area of independent support of committees and boards 
  • Ability to design and steer Group-wide HR processes, systems and policies on international level
  • Strong conceptual skills with an understanding of business concepts related to codetermination topics
  • Stakeholder management skills, conflict management and mediation skills
  • Communication, networking, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to balance customer orientation and governance role
  • High level of assertiveness
  • Business fluency in German and English


Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)



Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 48863, application deadline 15/01/2022 

Any questions? Contact Christopher Kretschmann, RWE Platz 4, 45141 Essen - Mail: Christoper.Kretschmann.extern@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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