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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  HR Associate/Trainee

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 31, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 105946 - Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

HR Associate/Trainee

location: Prague, Czech Republic

CZ/EN language required!


Job Summary

The HR Associate/Trainee position is responsible for benefits management, payroll processing and HR administrative support to Hill´s CEEME organization in accordance with the local internal policies and local laws. The position also supports HRBP in daily HR tasks, procedures and projects. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Payroll & Attendance
    • Administration of the Attendance system (registration/deregistration of EEs, reminders, reports)
    • Collection of all payroll related documents from employees, their scan to the personal folders
    • Input payroll data and reports for successful closure of monthly payrolls


  • Benefits management
    • Benefits registration/deregistration (collect all documents needed from EEs)
    • Preparation of reports for vendor and payroll purposes on monthly basis
    • Policy management
    • Answering all benefits related questions to employees and managers


  • Reporting and Administration
    • HR SAP data maintenance, periodical SAP data validation
    • Creation of purchase orders and processing of invoices
    • Preparation of employment contracts and other employment documents
    • Cooperation with finance department, answering questions, recharges preparation and verifying monthly/yearly variances, participation in budget preparation
    • Providing analysis for compensation and benefit planning
    • Preparation of periodical and ad-hoc HR statistics and reports 


  • Onboarding and exit process
    • Supporting pre-onboarding and onboarding process of new hires (communication with the new hire, collecting all required documents, ensuring entry medical check is performed before the start day, preparation of employment contract, accesses, announcements etc.)
    • Supporting exit process (ensure exit form and all exit documents are filled and handed over)
    • Cooperation with the people manager, office, IT and finance department in onboarding/exit process
    • Conducting a welcome meeting with the new hire (sign the contract, inform about benefits, internal folders, onboarding plan) or exit meeting


  • Support HRBP in recruitment, people development and in other HR related tasks


  • HR projects and events
    • Coordination of Live Better program and other HR events or training for employees with the cooperation of the local admin team. Be a back-up of the Office Coordinator/Assistant if needed


Total Percent (not to exceed 100%)

This is not an exhaustive list and percentage of duties or functions.


Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor´ or Master´s degree in HR, Finance or Business Administration
  • 1-2 years of experience during studies in HR or finance analytical role, preferably in a multinational corporation
  • Experience with HR SAP or payroll processing is an advantage


Expected Areas of Skills 

  • Proficiency level in MS Office (especially in excel) or G Suite tools
  • Previous experience with analysis and reporting 
  • Knowledge of CZ/SK Labour code as advantage
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Proactive and problem solving attitude
  • Attention to detail


Leadership Competencies 

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Priority Setting


Functional Competencies 

  • Technology Utilization 
  • Business Analytics and Financial Acumen
  • Personal Credibility


Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

  • Reports to: HR Business Partner
  • Works closely with finance, office, IT and administration team
  • Part of local HR & Office team and CEE HR Team


Travel Requirements 

Expected percentage of travel:  Up to 5 %


What We Offer

  • Opportunity to work for multinational company and grow in HR area
  • Contract for a limited period with a possibility of extension, incl. opportunity to further obtain a short term assignment in CEE HR team
  • Wide range of benefits including 25 days of vacation, 10 sick days, meal vouchers, leisure time contribution, private medical care, pension plan contribution, life insurance, multisport card etc.
  • Annual bonus based on the performance results
  • Modern and dog friendly work environment close to the metro station Krizikova

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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