Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  HR

Sofia, BG

Country HR Advisor (fixed-term contract)

Cargotec is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions and services with the goal of becoming the global leader in sustainable cargo flow.

Cargotec Business Services was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in August 2017 and has close to 450 employees now. Our goal is to help accelerate Cargotec’s success by providing world-class global business services in the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Indirect Procurement.


Join us for a smarter and better everyday!


Currently we, at Cargotec, are looking to attract an HR Advisor for the Bulgarian country HR team to act as a country representative providing input and guidance on country-specific expertise at number of HR process, eg. employee relations, recruitment, internal communication, learning and development, etc. 


Please note that this is a temporary position and we offer a fixed-term contract.

Main tasks and responsibilities


HR Advisory (60%):


  • Ensuring efficient employment life cycle HR processes and HR yearly clock actions, implementation of country HR policies          
  • Conduct local on-boarding and exit procedures
  • Responsible for local employee relations and initiatives (including co-operation with respective stakeholders)
  • Ensure data quality and accuracy in HR systems
  • Responsible for internal communication – support engagement initiatives, updates of internal communication platforms and common mailing groups, organize and assist with site level events.
  • Assist in organization and management of local competence development programs
  • Support Cargotec HR annual cycle processes (performance and development initiatives, salary reviews, L&D calendar, etc.)
  • Benefits administration 
  • Health and safety.


Recruitment (40%):


  • Responsible for recruitment end- to-end process (supporting hiring managers, job postings, CV screening, phone interviews, on-line testing, scheduling interviews) for dedicated functions
  • Source and attract candidates by using databases, social media, referrals, job boards, university boards, recruitment agencies and events
  • Create and manage recruitment events calendar; coordinate and organize Cargotec participation in recruitment events.
  • Collaborate with the recruitment team when needed.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Bachelor of Human Resources, Business Administration or similar
  • 3+ years of previous experience in human resource processes
  • Knowledge of local labor law 
  • Experience with HR systems and tools, such as SAP Success Factors, is a great plus
  • Full professional proficiency of written and verbal English required
  • Exceptional customer service focus and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

You will be part of


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it. 


In addition we also offer:


  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance
  • Company policy of permanent remote based location within any point in Bulgaria, office based only on very limited occasions.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV in English.




Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.