HR Team Leader

Human Resources

Job Reference



Human Resources


Business Professionals


Warsaw, Poland

The role


The purpose of this role is supervising the Life Cycle Team responsible for system transactions and clerical/administrative activities falling under the employee life cycle processes following standard operating procedures in a timely and quality manner with customer focus and sensitivity where required.
You will ensure that the employee experience is outstanding and that the team are delivering excellent customer service; managing all queries positively, efficiently and accurately, maintain data protection, handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.


  • Supervise and motivate the Life Cycle Team to deliver an exceptional service, ensuring team members have the skills and knowledge to deliver the service
  • Coach and develop the team, ensuring clear objectives are set and aligned with the broader HR strategy
  • Identify development opportunities for the team, within the Life Cycle Team
  • Proactively manage team and individual workloads
  • Identify training needs for the Life Cycle Team and ensure all training is completed
  • Plan and manage the workflow and case management allocation across the team, through full and comprehensive queue management
  • Monitor the case management system to ensure cases meet the agreed service standards, records are updated in a timely manner, responses are accurate and in line with process, and cases are closed or updated with follow up actions and dates
  • Identify and make recommendations for and deliver service improvements using best practice, customer feedback and feedback from the team
  • Support the Life Cycle Team with complex cases/queries, where needed
  • Manage HR cases and requests for sensitive populations, including HR for HR transactions, key new hires, and the Executive population
  • Support the provision of metrics dashboards & analysis of customer satisfaction trends, complaints, re-work, error rates etc
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, through regular and open communication
  • Staffing & selection, integration of new staff to teams
  • Support production of operational reporting, and utilize to inform decision making. Performance, forecasting, resource planning, utilisation, workload, trends, efficiency and quality


  • Experience in supervising a team within HR Shared Service/ HR Department
  • Good knowledge of Polish labour law
  • Solid stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail essential

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.