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Sr HR Compliance Specialist

People & Places

Remote, Spain

Job ID: R01158

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.   


We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.   


About the Role:   

We are looking for a Sr. Specialist, HR Compliance to join our People Team in EMEA! This is a newly created role reporting to the Sr Manager, International People Operations. The ideal candidate will have expertise in several relevant areas of HR and be excited about jumping in, rolling up their sleeves, and adding immediate value to an integral team at a fast-growing tech company! 
This role will be based in Spain and work in a team environment to support and drive our compliance efforts in EMEA and APAC against a constantly and rapidly evolving external compliance environment and within Confluent.   


What You Will Do:   

Whilst the role will be based in EMEA you will need to have a global mindset and be able to understand specific differences and requirements at a country level across the EMEA and APAC regions. You will partner with various teams to identify our compliance requirements and potential gaps, lending your own expertise to identify, inform a compliance roadmap,  and partner with stakeholders to design and launch compliant business processes and system updates.   

  • Partner internally with Legal, Employee Relations, and other teams to understand compliance requirements for each country and  assess gaps 
  • Work with manager to align on priorities for the yearly compliance roadmap 
  • Assess processes to operate in compliance in a given country; including new entities and existing countries 
  • Investigate urgent issues with regards to country compliance requirements and ensure compliance, which may require management of government filings and in some cases communication of policy/process changes, gathering of required documents from employees, and drafting of policy/ policy changes.  
  • Work with in-region management for escalations and project resourcing as needed 
  • Support process excellence related to key ER deliverables (i.e. terminations, leave & accommodation management, worker’s comp, performance improvement processes, investigations, disciplinary processes) 


What You Will Bring:   

  • Experience building compliance programs across a broad set of countries; must have genera EMEA, US experience , APAC preferred 
  • Ability to operate independently within ambiguous environment to identify and move forward priorities 
  • Excellent ability to think critically and solve problems independently 
  • Ability to work with all levels of stakeholders; senior leadership, inside and outside legal, process owners and executors, etc. 
  • Comfortable working in a face paced environment and delivering on simultaneous multiple priorities 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong cross functional relationships 


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At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.   



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