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Senior HR Generalist

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Varna - Bulgaria - Bulgaria

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


This role is a hybrid role with 2 to 3 days working out of the Varna office.

• Collaborate with local business leaders to understand business objectives and develop HR strategies that support organizational goals.
• Serve as the go-to Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Employee Relations within the UKG Bulgaria operation offering guidance on performance management, conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and investigations.
• Develop and maintain HR policies, procedures, and employee handbooks in compliance with local labor laws and regulations.
• Ensure HR services are delivered in compliance with corporate policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
• Provide support to managers and leaders to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity, engagement, and retention.
• Collaborate with other members of the HR team to design and implement employee processes and experiences.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partnering with the legal department as needed / required.
• Build trusted relationship with senior in-country stakeholders and leaders in the business.
• Manage complex HR projects and change management initiatives.
• Other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.


• 5 to 7 years of experience as an HR Manager and/or Employee Relations Manager, Business Partner, or in a similar strategic role.
• Bi-lingual English and Bulgarian - written and spoken. Fluency in English is essential.
• Expert knowledge of HR principles, practices, and employment laws.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability and interest to build relationships at all levels and across countries and functions.
• Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage HR data to inform decision-making.
• Demonstrated experience in managing complex HR projects and change management initiatives.
• Prior experience working with mergers, acquisitions and transitions is a plus.
• Willingness to travel approximately 10%.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email