Project Lead HR (m/f/d)

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Country: Germany (DE) 
City: Köln 
Worksite / Location: Cologne Ossendorf 


Job Function: Human Resources 
Job Discipline: Gen Proj/Prog Mgmt 
Job Family: Project/Program Management 
Part-/Full Time: Full Time


Yazaki is a full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. With approximately 250,000 employees in 45 countries, Yazaki is driving and optimizing vehicle electrification and power distribution architecture and developing advanced electric components for hybrid and full electric vehicles. For more information about Yazaki, visit  


To strengthen our central HR team in our EMEA regional headquarter in Cologne, we are looking for a


                                Project Lead HR (m/f/d)



  Your responsibilities:


  • Define the overall scope of various HR projects and prioritise the tasks of the project; develop a detailed project management plan to track HR projects and document progress
  • Manage project expectations with external and internal stakeholders; run project status meetings and follow up, mentor and supervise project team members
  • Coordinate and monitor projects through the entire project lifecycle, escalate if nessesary 
  • Continuously follow up on the progress, risks, and opportunities of the project
  • Manage project performance with appropriate KPIs 


Your profile:


  • Preferable University Degree in Economics or with focus on HR
  • 4+ years of experience in leading HR projects in a comparable function in the automotive industry
  • Business Fluent in English (written & spoken)
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project advanced knowledge/good knowledge in SAP Success factors
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Results oriented and proactive working style


We appreciate strong communication skills, analytical thinking and a structured working approach. Intercultural sensitivity and working in a global matrix are a matter of course for you. You keep effectiveness and efficiency under pressure as well.


Yazaki is powered by its employees. As one of the largest family owned companies we make sure our employees are valued and treated like family members. Hence, we have been dedicated to creating a unique benefits package that may include* the following next to an attractive and competitive salary:


  • 30 vacation days

  • Company pension package

  • Kindergarten allowance

  • Canteen service/ Meal vouchers

  • Parking slots

  • Flexible working hours

  • PME Family Services

  • Corporate Benefits

  • Online Learning Platform

  • HR Development and Talent Pools


*depending on the location/ position- please consult your recruiter for the role


At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


We are looking forward to receive your application and to get to know you. Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. We wish you all the success in your application! 


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