Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium

HR Business Partner | HQ



Offering innovative hearing solutions to enable our customers to enjoy life to the fullest – that’s our ambition. 

As number one on the Belgian market, we are constantly looking for talented and enthusiastic new colleagues.  Working at Sonova Retail Belgium means working in a company which is part of the world's leading manufacturer of hearing solutions, the Sonova Group. In more than 90 countries, our hearing solutions improve people's lives. A career with us has therefore no limits!


Today, we are looking for an HR Business Partner to join our team at Sonova Retail Belgium. 


Your responsibilities as HR Business Partner:

As HR Business Partner, you will be the right hand of the HR Director and a key partner for all line managers in our sales organisation. You will help align the people strategy and HR practices with the business goals and implement and monitor HR policies and projects. You will be responsible for:

  • Advising, supporting and providing guidance to line managers in HR related areas of their responsibilities and objectives (e.g. recruitment needs, coaching, development plan, absenteism, reward, changes).
  • Developing, implementing, providing advice, interpretation and guidance on HR corporate and local policies, practices and processes and acting as first point of contact for any HR policy queries for line managers and employees.
  • Responsible for and providing guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, capacity management and succession planning within the sales organisation.
  • Overseeing the recruitment process, coaching the Talent Acquisition Specialist and acting as a back-up for all recruitment queries.
  • Following up on onboarding and personnel development of employees.
  • Assessing organisational and individual development needs with the target to maintain up-to-date competence level of staff.
  • Actively participating in HR projects to further optimize the HR services and governance.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data, trends and metrics in partnership with the HR expert team (local and corporate) to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Acting as a true Sonova/Lapperre ambassador.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A university degree in business, HR, psychology, social sciences or related field or comparable advanced education.
  • Fluency in Dutch, French and English.
  • Experience with HR business partnering and HR expertise in reward, recruitment, learning and development, data analytics.
  • A good knowledge of Belgium social legislation.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and SAP SuccessFactor.
  • A strong customers and results orientation.
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams and act as a real team player
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Willingness to learn.


What we offer: 

  • A full-time position.
  • A salary in line with the market.
  • Extra benefits such as company car, meal vouchers, mobile phone, laptop, group- and hospitalization insurance. 


By applying for this job, you also join a leading group in the hearing solutions market, which pays particular attention to the well-being of its customers, and which offers high-quality and innovative hearing solutions. You work as part of a warm team in which everyone feels welcome, and you have the necessary tools to develop your professional skills.


Other information:

  • Location head office: Groot-Bijgaarden
  • 60% presence in the field is required (region: Belgium & Lux)
  • Desired date: ASAP

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.