Junior HR Specialist

July 1, 2024

Junior HR Specialist


  • Permanent
  • ES-Madrid-Madrid
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BNP Paribas Group is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. It has close to 185,000 employees in 65 countries. In Spain we are more than 5,100 employees within 13 business lines.
Nickel, awarded the Happy@Work label for the third year in a row in 2023, is a payment entity part of the BNP Paribas Group. Our mission is to tackle financial exclusion through a simple, face-to-face and accessible service.
Our value proposition is based on a payment account, with a domestic IBAN and a Mastercard debit card that customers can open at certain lottery or tobacco shops in their neighborhood. This unique business model already serves more than 3 million customers and has more than 7,000 points of sales in France since its birth in 2014. 
We are already close to 800 colleagues in Paris, Nantes, Madrid, Lisbon, Brussels and Berlin!
In Spain, Nickel launched its activity in 2021 and is currently experiencing a phase of strong growth. We already have 1,600 Nickel points of sales spread throughout the territory.
As part of the HR team for Nickel Spanish Branch and reporting to the HRBP, the Junior HR Specialist will play a key role across the full employee lifecycle, providing his/her support to Nickel Spain staff, creating a positive impact along the employees’ experiences and leaving a positive footprint during the Nickel employees’ work life.
Also, he/she will play a key role for accompanying specific needs of Nickel Spain staff, providing accurate support when needed in different topics related to the HR daily queries.


● Recruitment support
○ Liaison with third parties involved, such as the BNP Paribas Spain Staffing Platform
○ Opening new recruitment processes and periodical follow-up
○ Assuring that the the integration of newcomers is properly managed (on time)
● Learning & Development
○ Follow-up of mandatory trainings
○ Management of professional training subsidies (FUNDAE)
○ Recording of training of Nickel staff in our learning tool (My Development)
● Organization & Careers
○ Maintain employee files and systems (Talentsoft, PeopleNet/Meta4, etc.) 
○ Update of organizational charts 
● Compensation & Benefits 
○ SPOC for employees’ day-to-day administrative queries and needs.
○ Support on other C&B topics (such as payroll incidents, variable compensation, benefits, etc.)
● Reporting and Invoicing
○ Follow-up of staff count (monthly, and deviations vs Forecast/Budget targets)
○ Follow-up of HR suppliers (purchase orders, invoicing, etc.) and liaison with Procurement function
● Regulatory Framework
○ Guarantee a proper control framework in line with the HR activity (i.e.: policies and procedures, periodical controls, etc.)


  • Studies
BA, Bachelor in Psychology, Business Admin. Law, or similar.
Specialty in the HR field is a plus.


  • Experience

Previous experience of 2 years in HR related positions

  • Languages
  • English – Professional
  • French – Optional
  • Technical

● Computer and Software Skills – MS Office

● Computer and Software Skills – Google Environment

● Ethics and Integrity

● HRIS – PeopleNet / Cornerstone / Talentsoft (valuable)


  • Transversal & Behavioral

●        Active listening 

●        Ability to Collaborate / Teamwork 

●        Communication skills – oral and written 

●        Creativity & Innovation/Problem solving 

●        Ability to embody Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within the Group (Mastering)

●        Analytical Ability

• Meal and transport bonus.
• Pension Plan.
• Health insurance.
• Life insurance.
• Training programs, career plans and internal mobility opportunities, national and international thanks to our presence in different countries.
• Diversity and Inclusion Committee that ensures an inclusive work environment. In recent years, several employee communities have been created to organize diversity and inclusion awareness actions (PRIDE, We Generations and MixCity).
• Corporate volunteering program (1 Million Hours 2 Help) in which employees can dedicate time out of their working hours to volunteer activities.
• Flexible compensation plan. 
• Hybrid remote working model (40%).
• 28 vacation days.
Diversity and inclusion commitment
BNP Paribas Group in Spain is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.