HR Partner

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Human Resources Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an HR Partner position. The initial contract is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing HR ticketing system
  • Prepare contracts for employees/assignees and inform them about employment/assignment legislation
  • Prepare, process and distribute information to Payroll
  • Managing the onboarding process for employees
  • Provide advice, assistance and follow-up on University policies, procedures and documentation
  • Provide advice related to Labor regulation for assigned Units
  • Maintain HR database and HR files for assigned units
  • Supporting the planning of the personal budget
  • Participating HR projects


  • College/university degree (HR/Law)
  • Minimum 1-year experience in a similar position
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices, and experience of working in multicultural environment and/or at a university
  • Very good communication skills (verbal and written) in English and Hungarian
  • Full computer literacy
  • Precision, attention to detail, priority-setting, multiple-tasking

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience

Workplace culture
CEU is a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2020/055

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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