HR Structure

Organigramme 

HR Groups

Administratively attached to the department:


HR Management Board Members

Department Head J. Purvis
Deputy Department Head J.-M. Saint-Viteux
Compensation & Benefits Group Leader G. Guinot
Department Head Office Group Leader J.-M. Saint-Viteux
Frontline Group Leader M.-L. Rivier
Learning & Development Group Leader P. Goy
Talent Acquisition Group Leader L. Taillieu

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HR Members with other organizational responsabilities

Diversity Office G. Guinot  
Departmental Administrative Officer V. Naepels
Departmental Planning Officer P. Pessy
Departmental Training Officer A. Choy
Departmental Safety Officer P. Pessy
SCC (CCP) and TREF Committees J.-M. Saint-Viteux

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DHO - Department Head Office  

HR-DHO Structure

The Department Head Office develops policies and provides services as well as expert advice in the following areas:

  • HR development and strategy:
    • HR policies, projects and initiatives 
    • Organisational development
  • Support to CERN-wide bodies (e.g. CCP, TREF, Rehabilitation and Disability Board)
  • Relations with Staff Association and Member States
  • Five-yearly review of employment conditions
  • Diversity in the workplace
  • Legal advice on HR matters:
    • Prevention and settlement of internal disputes
    • Drafting and interpretation of the Staff Rules and Regulations and related documents
  • Administrative and secretarial support

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CB - Compensation and Benefits

HR-CB Structure

  • Compensation and classification
  • Benefits (education fees, unemployment and family allowances, travel, overtime, international indemnity, installation and reinstallation indemnities, stand-by duties, shift, leave, home station and pre-retirement programmes)
  • Merit Evaluation and Recognition Integrated Toolkit (MERIT)

  • Health Insurance:
    • Policies and measures to ensure long-term equilibrium of CERN Health Insurance Scheme
    • Management of the Health Insurance Administration contract
  • Social Welfare:
    • Support to members of the personnel and, where relevant,  family members and retirees on matters related to integration, education, handicap, Swiss and French social security and personal matters
    • Personnel welfare initiatives (e.g., preparation for retirement, prevention of alcoholism, stress and burn-out)

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FL - Frontline

HR-FL Structure

The HR Frontline provides services in the following areas:

  • Day-to-day work and career concerns of CERN contributors, as appropriate
  • Support to supervisors in their HR and people activities
  • Operationalization of the HR Strategy
  • Support to change management activities

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LD - Learning and Development

HR-LD Structure

  • Identification of learning needs
  • HR learning programmes:
    • Career Transition
    • Language
    • Leadership
    • Personal Development & Communication
    • Technical
    • Technical Management
  • Tailored learning initiatives
  • Management of corporate mandatory development programmes
  • Monitoring of Organization-wide learning

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TA -  Talent Acquisition

HR-TA Structure

  • Staff member recruitment:
    • Limited-duration contract recruitment, including sourcing
    • Indefinite contract recruitment
  • Capacity planning 
  • Fellows, Associates, Students and Apprentices Programmes (including project associates, VIAs, trainees and interns)
  • Marie Curie Programmes as well as various bilateral programmes for externally-funded appointments

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SA - Staff Association Secretariat - administratively attached to HR 

HR-SA Structure

  • Secretariat and coordination of administrative activities for the Staff Association committees
  • Information and advice on Staff Association activities
  • Other activities such as clubs, nursery school, pensioners’ association, etc.

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Updated on: 08/03/2016