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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Staefa, Switzerland

Global HR Business Partner

Your tasks


  • Acts as HR business partner and advisor to management and bring people expertise and developing solutions
  • Take ownership of your own HR sub-strategy, derived from the HR strategy and adapt to make it fit for purpose matching the needs of the organization, incl. talent and leadership development, organizational effectiveness, diversity & inclusion, capability and workforce planning, compensation & benefits etc. 
  • Responsible for the program/portfolio management of global HR initiatives and the drill down in concrete fields of action
  • Provides advice, interpretation and guidance on complex employment matters, HR policies, practices and processes    
  • Drive change management and play an active role in transformations (culture, leadership, but also structural changes)
  • Act as strategic partner in global organizational redesigns
  • Drive, plan and manage global talent, succession planning as well as performance appraisal calibration 
  • Use HR KPI's to inform and drive decision making and change
  • Rollout and execution responsibility of all global HR processes and initiatives 
  • Responsible for recruitments on upper level positions
  • Functional Lead of HR managers in several countries
  • Key point of contact and face to customer representing HR and its product and handle interface to CoEs in HR
  • Secures great employee experience in the termination/separation process for top executives


Your profile


  • University degree in business administration, human resources, psychology, social sciences or related field
  • 8+ years of work experience on change and transformation topics in an international and global corporation
  • Strong analytical and strategic mindset and capable of driving initiatives globally 
  • Good understanding of operating models on a global scale
  • Experienced communicating with Senior Management and C-Level stakeholder
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage in a complex organization and work independently with little direction, take initiative, capable of handling multiple projects and conflicting priorities
  • Clear and critical thinker, translates strategies to actionable plans, aligns HR objectives to business needs, follows through to ensure completion
  • Fluent English skills both written and spoken


Our offer


We can offer you a new challenge, with interesting tasks and much more – including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, an excellent range of foods, sports and cultural facilities, attractive employment conditions, and flexible working time models in various roles.


Daryl Alther, Manager Talent Acquisition, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (CV, references and certificates) via our online job application platform.


For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered. 


Sonova AG
Laubisrütistrasse 28
CH-8712 Stäfa
+41 58 928 01 01

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.