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HR Business Partner (M/F/X) Ref°638

Type of contract: Full-time and undetermined duration contract (CDI)

We are currently looking for a motivated HR Business Partner to strengthen our team and ensure alignment of the business and HR strategies with a focus on recruitment, performance management, change management, strategic planning and day-to-day HR administration support and compliance.

About the Laboratoire national de santé

The « Laboratoire national de santé » (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. As a multidisciplinary institute, the LNS consists of four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine and health protection. In addition, the LNS is also hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics. The LNS has its premises in Dudelange since 2013.

The mission of the LNS is to develop analytical and scientific expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases and to ensure the role of a national control or reference laboratory as well as to carry out forensic tasks. The institution also contributes to the development, harmonization and promotion of technical laboratory methods in close collaboration with local and international analytical laboratories. Within the scope of its responsibilities, the LNS is also leading research and teaching activities in collaboration with partners in Luxembourg and abroad.

With its modern infrastructure in line with the recent evolution of medical and analytical sciences, the LNS is an ambitious laboratory with innovative projects that increase its expertise in public health.



Reporting to the Head of HR, you will join a team of 5 members and act as the focal point of contact for our scientific and administrative departments. In this context, you will be responsible for :

  • Taking ownership on the full recruitment cycle for the assigned departments (including drafting and posting the job description, screening applications and identifying potential candidates, organizing interviews and managing the entire communication with the candidates) ;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships/partnerships with schools, recruitment agencies and participating in job fairs ;
  • Participating in the onboarding and off boarding processes and ensuring the coordination with the other functions involved ;
  • Being the direct contact person for our employees and assisting them on HR related matters ;
  • Ensuring treatment of all incoming queries and consequently ensure accurate administration of employee files on our HRIS system (MPLEO) ;
  • Being responsible for the accurate writing of employment offers, contracts and amendments ;
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of HR processes by proposing new ideas ;
  • Supporting the implementation of the HR policy within the institution ;
  • Participating in the development and implementation of a performance management review ;
  • Identifying the needs in learning & development of the employees within the assigned department but also at the institution level and supporting the development of a plan ;
  • Handling performance management and learning & development opportunities reviews ;
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance with legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees ;
  • Conducting regular meetings with your respective departments, providing HR guidance and recommendations when appropriate ;
  • Contributing to ad-hoc projects and HR initiatives.

The above list is not exhaustive and further tasks could be added according to the needs of the service.




  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Business Management or an equivalent education ;
  • At least 5 years of experience in Human Resources in several of the above-mentioned activities ;
  • You are a dynamic hands-on team player with excellent communication and presentation skills ;
  • You are well organized, flexible and able to cope with a various number of different tasks in a dynamic organization ;
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills along with strong written abilities ;
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations analytical skills with an attention for detail ;
  • Knowledge of the legislation for public employees will be considered an asset ;
  • Proficiency in the use of common computer tools ;
  • Any knowledge or experience on the HRIS “MPLEO” is considered as a strong asset ;
  • Fluency in both English and French is mandatory (oral and written), German and Luxembourgish will be considered as an asset.

If you meet the above profile and wish to apply, please submit your application (CV and Cover letter) via our website. Your application will be treated confidentiality.

At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, copies of diplomas and certificates of employment. An official criminal record (bulletin no.3) will also be required for consultation purpose.