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HR Assistant – Bulgarian & English

By April 22, 2021 No Comments


Human Resources/Recruitment
English (Fluent)
Bulgarian (Fluent)
Varna, Bulgaria
Depends on experience
Start date:
1 year with view to permanent contract
Teodora Simeonova
+31 (0)70 3117822
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Do you want to join a professional start-up with a newly opened office in Varna, Bulgaria?

Who Are We?

With over 30 years of experience, Blue Lynx is a recognised market leader in the niche sector of multilingual talent acquisition and HR solutions. We work for international businesses in the Netherlands and abroad. Our clients, candidates and in-house staff are Dutch, Bulgarian and internationals who share a globally oriented mindset.

In 2019, our company opened its first office outside of the Netherlands and it was a major success. Just a few months down the road and thanks to the hard work of our team, we are excited to continue growing in Varna, Bulgaria.

Blue Lynx has a great reputation thanks to the professionalism and work ethic of its fun multicultural team – a group of people who are passionate about what they do and share the Blue Lynx core values, mission and vision. Sounds like a team you would like to join? Great – we are hiring an HR Assistant, so keep reading if you are interested in what this position involves.

Job Profile for HR Assistant
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Provide all around HR support on HR activities in Bulgaria and the Netherlands, for example:

  • Assist with administering and creating digital HR documentation and personnel files
  • Assist with managing the online HRM tool and completing all necessary onboarding, offboarding and payroll procedures
  • Assist with handling HR emails and telephone calls in a timely and courteous manner
  • Assist with administering leave overviews and proper leave administration for both the employee and Blue Lynx
  • Assist with creating and issuing amendment letters and contracts
  • Assist with preparing and issuing letters of reference or completing online reference checks
  • Liaise and coordinate with our recruitment team regarding new starters and on boarding’s
  • Complete onboarding processes both face to face and remote
  • Assist with completing contractor hourly rate calculations
  • Assist with completing over the phone HR check-ins with both contractors/employees and clients
  • Assist with completing all Bulgarian HR procedures in line with Bulgarian law
  • Manage the multisport and food voucher processes
  • Assist with the timesheet and expense sheet processing
  • Assist with payroll input and processing
  • Providing support with organising team events and team celebrations when applicable
  • Act as the back-up for the HR Business Partner

Candidate profile for HR Assistant

Ideally, you have a few years of working within HR. Experience with an online HRM tool is an advantage. Experience within the Dutch market is an advantage.

  • Must be fluent in Bulgarian and English, both written and spoken. Any additional European language is an advantage
  • Minimum 1 year of HR experience
  • Excellent MS Word, Excel and Outlook skills
  • Excellent telephone manners and comfortable on the phone
  • Proactive self-motivator
  • Independent thinker and problem-solver
  • Good planning and coordination and prioritisation skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to meet and exceed deadlines and KPI’s
  • Must have a no-nonsense attitude, be discrete and diplomatic
  • Willing and able to go the extra mile when needed
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have a good sense of humour and be a people person

What Blue Lynx Offers

  • Competitive salary in line with experience
  • 40 hour work week
  • 22 paid vacation days and all Bulgarian National bank holidays
  • Assistance with travel costs to and from work
  • Monthly company bonus scheme eligibility
  • Annual company performance based bonus eligibility
  • Recruitment referral bonus scheme eligibility
  • Multi-sport card 50/50 contribution
  • 60Lv Net Food voucher
  • Joining an established international organisation with 2 offices in 2 countries
  • Ongoing training and mentoring
  • Flat hierarchical organisation, young and vibrant working environment
  • Brand new modern office
  • Lots of room to grow as an individual and grow within the team and organisation
  • Fun company social events (post Covid)

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Kind regards, The Blue Lynx Team