Title: HR Director EMEAI
(Change Management /Integration/Transformation/Mergers + Acquisitions + Stakeholder Management)
Salary: £85,000 – 95,000 + 20% bonus, car plus benefits
Location: Yorkshire based
This direct leadership role offers support in the execution of the commercial success of the relevant businesses. This role will focus on change management, integration and transformation across UK /Europe and will require exceptional influencing skills and the ability to successfully manage very different stakeholders across a wide range of functions and locations. The HR Director will have real aptitude in strategic business partnering, confidence to challenge, excellent influencing and stakeholder management skills and can prove evidence of integrating European businesses into UK businesses with US H/O.
-Working in a truly outstanding organisation that have held the leading position in their industry sector for over 2 decades, a company where people are developed, trained and allowed to work to the best of their ability in a highly people centric culture.
-This is a crucial role where the individual will be working with a small commercial senior leadership team and where the key focus is on change management, integration and transformation and will require outstanding influencing skills and effective stakeholder management across different functions and locations UK and Europe.
-The ideal candidate will be commercially focused and have strong business acumen, someone who can drive the transaction from due diligence to post-acquisition integration from an HR perspective across EMEAI.
-Manage the HR critical work stream activity for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures working with key stakeholders in the business and wider HR community.
-Plan and manage the HR aspects of the integration of acquisitions such as Talent development, talent acquisition, compensation, benefits. Leading and managing key projects for HR which have an impact on the workforce including analytical projects.
-Create and execute detailed implementation execution plans and track progress against key/objectives.
-Effectively communicate and build relationships and credibility with key Business Leaders, Experts and Division Representatives.
-Lead and drive company group and divisional initiatives and programs
-Lead business through succession management planning
-Encourage others to question established processes and traditional assumptions
-Remove barriers and resistance – strive to understand and break down cultural barriers to change, help individuals overcome fears of change.
-All candidates who will be considered must have relevant experience working in UK and Europe and have a strong grasp on European law in different countries. They must also be able to clearly demonstrate where they have possessed ‘credibility’ professionalism, integrity and can clearly be identified as a ‘go to’ person in the organisation.
-The type of person who can identify opportunity – seeks situations that need reform, improvement and leadership.
-Feels comfortable in a leadership role,
-A team player who listens and involves others in decisions
-Supports employee growth and development by providing relevant training, guidance, and mentoring to employees. Uses personal stature to help employees grow professionally
-Uses appropriate influence strategies to gain genuine agreement.
-A tenacious individual and credible business person in their own right,
-A focused person, self disciplined, self motivated and organised
-It is essential that the candidate has a strong HR career and is working at Head of HR or HRD level in a global business with particular experience in change-management, integration, mergers, acquisitions, previously driven the transaction from due diligence to post-acquisition integration across a business.
If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV preferably in Microsoft Word format to us including your full postal address and contact telephone numbers.
*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc’s, blue chip organisations and SME’s , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments
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