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General Electric Manager HR Operations in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and leading a team of professionals and providing HR Operations support to the GE businesses while focusing on enterprise standards, compliance and standardization. This role will also develop solid relationships with key stakeholder to maintain operational performance through leveraging metrics and trends and identifying areas for improvement.

Job Description

People Operations Team Leader - Italy & Greece

About Us:

The General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational company operating for more than 125 years. GE has long been a global leader in Healthcare, Power, Renewable Energy, and Aviation. Today, GE also leads in delivering solutions across Additive Manufacturing, materials science and data analytics.

Our People Operations Center in Budapest is an HR process and administration organization of more than 180 employees. In People Operations we take care of GE employees in their moments that matter, consolidating and delivering HR services for our different GE Businesses (e.g. Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation and Healthcare) across Europe.

Our HR services portfolio is covering, among others: employee onboarding, offboarding, payroll, personnel administration, employee life cycle changes, benefit administration and employee query handling. We are dedicated to best class employee experience and make our Employees and HR community’s lives easier by continuously looking for improvement and simplification opportunities in their moments that matter.


As Team Leader you will perform all people management related activities including, but not limited to, information sharing with the team, annual priority setting and related quarterly performance evaluation, coaching and individual development support, performance improvement planning, succession, and talent management.

You will also be managing respective HR services and processes, monitoring KPIs and ensuring they are met on team and individual levels and that regular operational reviews are held with relevant stakeholders, identifying areas for improvement and simplification respective to own processes and responsibilities.


  • Be fluent in Italian and English.

  • Lead People Operations processes and services for the GE employees who are based in the country/location under your responsibility.

  • Work closely with respective HR Business Partners for dedicated GE location and cooperate with the People Operations Country Leader, senior experts, service delivery and regional product delivery leaders.

  • Have significant leadership experience in a complex customer service-oriented operational

  • Build, lead & develop a high-performing team through engaged and passionate leadership.

  • Have cultural awareness & sensitivity to flex style to suit differing cultural norms.

  • Proactively identify areas for improvement with assigned processes/country and work closely with team members, other People Operations Leaders, HR & Business Leaders and Process Improvement resources to understand root causes and implement effective solutions.

  • Measure end-customer satisfaction through weekly evaluations, develop action plan to mitigate any operational risks or to resolve escalated issues.

  • Monitor operational performance leveraging data, facts, and metrics; identify and act on any trends or problems to maintain and improve performance levels.

  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is a plus.

  • Project management experience is an advantage.


  • Flexibility is key to success for us, many of our people work flexibly in many ways (part-time, full home office work)

  • We love hybrid working - flexibility working from home and the office is given, we are offering home office allowance and ergonomic home office set up support

  • We are a diverse, vibrant team of many talents and nationalities – we respect the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and provide equal opportunity for all

  • Your ideas and insights will always be welcome: we love to hear your voice whether it is about process improvement or overall ideas how we could do better

  • We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture, where everyone feels accountable and empowered to do their best work because they feel accepted, respected, and appreciated

  • Our Working parents, HealthAhead and GE United communities (just to name a few) add to find your feeling of belonging and contributing to voluntary community work

  • We offer opportunity to excel your knowledge of HR regulations and legal standards of the supported country, and learn and practice the Lean methodology in Practical Problem-Solving initiatives and Kaizen Events

  • GE office is at Váci Greens – the site offers a safe and friendly working environment with many funky community areas to chill out and coffee shop areas to have informal catch ups. It is easily accessible by transportation, by metro.

Our culture promotes innovation, knowledge sharing and collaboration in an open office environment that has leaders both sitting and working alongside their team. We’re looking for leaders who are passionate about exploring new, efficient ways of working, while gaining exposure across multiple industries.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No