Human Resources Consultant (EMEA)

Human Resources and Talent Acquisition Paris, France

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!


As an HR Consultant at Splunk located in Paris, France, you have knowledge and experience in the key functional areas of HR with an emphasis on Employee Relations (ER). Strong communication and interpersonal skills will help you work successfully on a broad spectrum of employee issues and projects. You are a champion of our culture and ensure treatment of employees is fair, respectful, and consistent with our values, core competencies, and leadership.

Splunk's People Operations Team (SPOT) is chartered to provide both proactive and reactive support for HR Programs and the employee lifecycle. We are a relatively new team and you will have the opportunity to contribute to the build out of the HR shared service function. Your ability to balance between dedicated projects and urgent response is important for success in this role.


  • Manage ER issues that are highly sensitive and often need to be completed with limited time such as: workplace investigations, meaningful interventions, performance management, and coaching
  • Support dedicated HR Programs that improve the employee and manager experience
  • Act in a Subject Matter Expert capacity for any one or more of the following: HR functional area(s), line(s) of business, or HR Program(s)
  • Collaborate with business leaders, HR Business Partner teams, and HR Centers of Excellence to create and maintain positive ER using standard methodologies
  • Develop and deliver training modules in conjunction with our Learning and Development team
  • Help design, collect and analyze multiple levels of employee feedback
  • Support labour relations across EMEA
  • Partner with others to engage in continuous improvement in communication vehicles and practices
  • Analyze, diagnose, and provide input to the design of HR programs, policies, and practices


  • Have at least 7 years of direct experience in ER, labour relations, or labour/employment law
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Able to build trust and rapport in the context of daily interactions and investigations: understanding the “art” of ER is the ability to elicit relevant facts and perspectives while applying the “science” of a strong process and set of standards
  • Bachelor's degree; advanced degree, and/or other specialized training in labour/ER
  • Proven understanding of employment & labor laws in multiple countries within the EMEA region!
  • Have designed and delivered successful training programs
  • Handle confidential information in a mature and professional manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Can develop an objective point of view, aligned with Splunk’s values and can navigate different agendas and desired outcomes, by being curious, balanced, equitable and able to operate with demonstrated emotional intelligence
  • Technically proficient in Google SuiteMS, Workday & Service Now
  • Standout colleague with strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal and persuasion skills and establish partnerships working with senior leaders and across organizational lines
  • Highly analytical thinker and a problem solver
  • Pay attention to detail are extremely organized
  • Act with a sense of urgency, bias for action, fast pace, and desire to thrive in a dynamically growing environment
  • Hold high-quality judgment and sound decision-making
  • Have stellar project and time management skills with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects to closure
  • Exhibit confidence and are an innovative thinker
  • You are not satisfied with "checking the box" or just pulling out "what we did at my last job"
  • Certified HR professional

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!