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Job Description

The People Business Partner (PBP) will be responsible for providing strategic direction for the human resources component of the overall management of the company, playing a strategic role in the Leadership Team for Italy and the wider European HR Team. 

As a People Business Partner you will advise the Senior Management Team on issues relating to employment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, referring to Center Of Excellence (COE) and Global HR Model processes and tools.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Aligns the local reps of Global Functions and COEs with the overall business plan and strategy of the Global group
  • Work closely with the Global HR Team and local heads of functions to help break down silos, drive best practice throughout the organisation, and create an environment of collaboration and success
  • Ensures that all employees are provided equal opportunity, fair and consistent application of policy, regardless of nationality or citizenship
  • Ensures that the HR team support the needs of the business, but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organisation, using appropriate change management tools and techniques
  • Recommends solutions and advises management on significant employee relations matters
  • Drives ER activities pending in internal organisations. 
  • Directs the administration of the compensation system and methodology, ensuring consistent practices
  • Acts as a key liaison with the community, as it may relate to the company overall or to some aspect of the human resources function
  • Keeps fully informed of changes in labour or employment law matters



  • University degree in human resources, business administration, behavioural science, or management
  • Substantial experience in general human resources or related work, with an emphasis in employment, change management, employee relations
  • Professional standard of knowledge to lead teams through functional/general expertise in the HR and associated functions
  • Thoroughly familiar with local labour and employment law and practices
  • Complete and in depth understanding of international management standards and principles
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, including top, middle and supervisory levels of management
  • Effective interpersonal and negotiation skills, with a demonstrated leadership and management skills
  • Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to achieve results
  • Able to exercise discretion and good judgement, with an ability to understand the effect of decisions overall in the company
  • Able to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyse data
  • Advanced verbal and written communications skills in English

Additional Information

This announcement is addressed to both sexes, pursuant to laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to persons of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with the legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


Company Description

Subito is the number 1 place for buying and selling in Italy. We were founded in Milan in 2007 and today, in our country, we are stably positioned in the top 10 most-visited online brands in Italy, with 13 million users every month (source: Semrush & E-commerce ranking Casaleggio Associati – Ranking Online sites April 2022)

Our objective has always been to offer an online buying and selling experience which is the simplest, fastest and most secure in Italy. With Subito, everyone: from those making their first transaction to professional sellers and companies, succeed in doing business, and a good deal is often a synonym for a dream being realised. We owe the great results we have achieved to an intuitive and efficient platform and to a wide and high-quality offer, with moderated content for maximum security. And of course, to a tireless team of people who work with a passion for our users.

Subito is part of Adevinta, the multinational organization with successful operations in 11 countries in the field of online marketplaces (websites of classified ads and digital services)