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  • 10 - 13 Years
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Job Description:

Based in Amsterdam the Director HR collaborates closely with Leaders to understand business needs and strategic priorities in order to build the HR strategic plan for the assigned business units This position is accountable for performing as a trusted strategic partner and advisor to senior level leadership and management in areas of change management, organization effectiveness, work environment, culture and leadership This position drives change strategies that align with a performance culture; uses strong diagnostic and influencing skills to partner with leaders to significantly improve performance, business outcomes and employee engagement; proactively identifies strategic gaps or opportunities and proposes a comprehensive strategic human resource plan to identify and address root causes

What you get to do

Business Acumen

Aligns HR strategy, goals, and objectives to overall business strategy and objectives; develops HR business strategies to drive key business results; provides guidance on talent management, workforce relations, organization design and compensation, partnering with subject-matter experts to develop needed solutions
Maintains broad-based knowledge of the organization and its operations; uses knowledge of business and HR metrics to make business decisions; evaluates critical activities in terms of value added impact and utility derived from cost-benefit analysis
Recommends business practice/work process improvements to identify opportunities for leveraging human capital; ensures all HR initiatives have ROI that adds to organizational value
Maintains knowledge of economic factors, labor market and economic environment impact on industry and organization operations; leverage benchmark information on the competition and other relevant comparison groups to help drive business decisions

Human Resources Expertise

Integrates HR services with organizational initiatives; develops and implements HR operational strategy for assigned business unit, networks with other HR professionals to determine best practices in support of organizational direction; ensures the delivery and development of high-quality HR processes and policies
Collaborates and influences across HR and engages appropriate subject matter experts to execute on strategic human capital plan for assigned business unit
Establishes consistent HR services for the operating entity; leads and/or mentors HR professionals and others within the organization

Relationship Management

Develops strategic partnerships with the senior business leaders, HR Operations and HR Centers of Expertise throughout the organization to identify and contribute toward initiatives that address organizational strategic goals and needs
Facilitates interactions among organizational stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes; resolves escalated conflicts among stakeholders
Builds consensus and settles disputes on HR policy and practice decisions


Assesses needs and identifies interventions that address issues of retention, change management, employee engagement, and leadership development, partnering with subject-matter experts as appropriate; uses appropriate tools for leadership competency and skills assessment
Translates the vision, mission, and strategy into projects and initiatives with milestones and delivery schedules; manages and influences the resources available effectively to meet planned objectives; develops clear action plans with results-oriented goals for measuring success; drives alignment and buy-in at all levels in the business units across the organization
Provides guidance and coaching to business unit leaders on HR and business-related issues
Serves as a seasoned change agent with proven ability to drive, influence strong and seasoned business leaders and HR professionals and implement improvements

Strategic HR Insights

Maintains advanced knowledge in the use of data, evidence-based research, benchmarks, HR and business metrics to make critical decisions; asks critical questions needed to evaluate data; gathers and analyzes data, shares insights with leaders and recommends solutions that support the culture, strategic direction and resources
Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; builds and manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders

What are we looking for

Bachelors degree is required and an MBA/Business Masters is desirable HR or Legal qualification is beneficial
Proven track record in a HR Leadership role; with demonstrated experience interacting with COEs and senior business leaders
Ideally 10 years of work experience required Previous HR experience, including the support of multiple functional areas required
Ideally 4 years HR leadership experience preferred
Fluency in English & Other European languages are desirable
Skilled with change processes in complex systems, conflict resolution and group dynamics
Excellent collaboration and communication skills; strong cross-functional influencing skills; plus the ability to relate well to colleagues
Strategic A strong strategy based thinker looks at the short and long term impact of decisions made
High achiever Is creative & seeks at all times to deliver the best in an agreed timeframe
Develops Talent Builds the best teams and maximizes their development and impact He/she values different backgrounds and thought to reach ones potential, seeks feedback and accepts accountability to develop and grow
Embody trust, integrity and ethics inside and outside the company at all levels
Delivers results A driven player/coach who sets high goals for personal achievement and organizational success He/she measures success against the best internal and external benchmarks

Work From Home Occasional

Travel Percentage 30 PERCENT

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Healthcare
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 10th Jun 2020

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