YILPORT Holding is a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary of YILDIRIM Group, one of the fastest growing and most developed Turkish industrial groups with its container terminals in TurkeyMaltaSweden and Norway including new acquisitions underway such as Spain, Portugal, Peru and Ecuador through multiple continents.

As being the first Turkish global port operator, we provide total supply chain solutions to our customers with state-of-the art technologies and with the best talents across all operations. 
With a massive pipeline of new investments, our ambition is to become one of the top 10 container terminal operators over the next 10 years.

For our growing team, we are looking for enthusiastic team members to take an active role as a Human Resources Business Partner to be based in YILPORT Holding Headquarter in Maslak.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations & Labor Economics, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Psychology or closely related field (Master’s degree in Human Resources Management is preferred)  
  • Have minimum 7 years of experience as an HR Professional, preferably in one of the following functions such as recruitment, performance management, training & development, organizational development, and career planning,
  • Experience in Compensation and Benefits is a plus,
  • Written and oral fluency in English is a must (Spanish, Portuguese as a second language is preferred),
  • Professional knowledge of MS Applications (Word, Excel and Power Point),
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, reporting and research skills,
  • A ‘can do’ approach, willingness to learn and extend the role above and beyond the job description,
  • Is self-directed and self-motivated, able to work both independently and within a highly collaborative team environment,
  • Have customer, quality, process and result driven approach,
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to organize and prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and complete tasks according to deadlines,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills interact with people from various countries, cultures and all business levels,
  • Good team player with strong problem-solving skills,
  • Completed military service for male candidates.


Report to the HR Executive Director, Human Resources Business Partner will play a vital role in implementing and running Holding strategies, policies and procedures regarding recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, training & development, career and succession planning processes into all terminals and ports located in Region Turkey, Iberia, Nordic and LATAM.

  • Coordinate the full-cycle recruitment process for all blue-collar and white collar roles,
  • Assist in the development of onboarding process and execution of orientation programs for new employees,
  • Collaborate with the vocational schools and universities to promote employer branding and to acquire young talents for the organization,
  • Support HR Team for providing all kind of reporting and administrative tasks, and keeping HR records in a systematic way,
  • Provide and prepare administrative support in the preparation of monthly/quarterly HR related reports and presentations,
  • Prepare and keep track of headcount plan and budget and work in cooperation with the department managers,
  • Take an active role in conducting research of the strategic HR and new trends/programs that can be applicable for the organization,
  • Participate in and provide support SAP Success Factor HR Modules projects,
  • Execute the performance management program for white and blue collar workforce,
  • Develop and maintain a positive employee relation environment and conduct customer oriented approach at all levels,
  • Generate creative ideas in organizing social and employee engagement activities for employees and support stronger internal communication within the organization,
  • Assist with identifying competency and skills based training needs of the employees,
  • Provide support with organizing and follow-up of the training and development programs in-cooperation with line managers and service providers.

Preferred Candidate

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