HR Job Description

Director of Human Resources


United Kingdom


17 Years - 22 Years


Automotive Manufacturing

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Job Description

Location: London, United Kingdom

The HR leaders drive our mission by working with leaders across the business to ensure we are a great place to work for all our employees. Our team achieves results by being innovative, driven, collaborative and trustworthy. This role is both hands-on and strategic and provides expertise in the areas of employee relations, workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation, employee retention, coaching/development, conflict management and ad hoc projects as necessary. This role will build a strong HR organizational capability and be a critical leadership member of our organization.

This role is based in London, United Kingdom.


- Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. Translate business needs to actionable HR plans and ensure the implementation.

- Work as a strategic partner with the senior management team to drive the company\\\\\\\'s growth through transformation management, succession planning, structure development and culture change.

- Build a strong HR organization and capabilities to provide HR expertise. Actively develop HR team members.

- Be a credible activist for your clients, your team and our mission. Exert influence to create positive change and proactively mitigate and resolve employee issues.

- Great levels of adaptability and capability to learn the business of your internal clients

- Work with the business and others in HR to develop effective organizational structures and on specific job design and levelling to drive organizational health.

- Lead and drive talent reviews, succession planning, annual merit planning cycle.

- Be a leader throughout the organization. Advice, mentor/coach and guide all levels of management to develop positive employee engagement capability and leadership skills.

- Partner effectively with other both internal and external HR parties and to design and roll-out innovative HR solutions.

- Proactively identify opportunities and assess improvements to the employee experience and partner with management to develop and implement innovative and lasting solutions.

- Build credibility and trust among employees. Resolve employee concerns through compassion, a systematic approach, clear documentation and follow-through.

- Partner with the business to build engaged, high-performing teams

- In partnership with leaders, develop workforce plans that ensure our success for the long term.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications


- The successful HR Director will have a full function HR background, having dealt with all areas of the subject in leading organizations.

- Have a track record of driving strategy and implementing across the UK and wider Continental Europe region.

- Experience of leading teams in the past across all areas of HR and a real knowledge of HR practices.

- Experience of dealing with complex and changing working environments

- 17+ years experience in a HR Business Partner or other HR role including coaching, employee relations, recruiting, compensation, training and HR project management or program implementation.

- Experience objectively coaching employees and management through complex, difficult and emotional issues.

- Applied knowledge of EU labour laws and statutes for employment. Thorough understanding and hands on application of internal and external HR principles, concepts, practices and standards.

- Demonstrated experience in organizational development, change management, coaching and communications.

- Demonstrated ability to effectively partner with all levels of the organization and positively influence teams.

- Outstanding written and verbal communication; must be a clear, concise and persuasive communicator.


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