Completed United States

The Company

Our client is a public company and leading global consumer goods organization with products that are household names. With a strong family of brands, it controls a significant share in its niche market. Globally Headquartered in Europe, there has been a real push to enhance the effectiveness of the Human Resources function across a critical part of their Global business, the North America region. A strategy to relocate a significant part of the business from coast to coast has created this unique opportunity to play an integral role in the transition and form part of the new HR team. This role is based in Manhattan, New York.

The Role

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources for the North America Region and working closely with business and functional leaders, you will aid the smooth relocation of staff, in addition to performing key talent acquisition duties. You will assess where critical talent gaps exist and drive external recruiting efforts to source new talent and ensure its smooth transition into the new organizational set up in New York. This is truly a unique opportunity as a quasi HR Business Partner-Talent Acquisition lead. A project management mentality is needed as the individual will need to work to preexisting time-lines for the relocation and build-out and set new targets and deliverables with leadership. This individual will also work closely with the regional compensation and benefits lead on mobility and staffing matters. Once the transition is in good order, the individual will perform more recognized duties as a HR Generalist supporting the North America region commercial business. This region comprises operations across the US, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean markets.  

The Individual

We are looking for a hands-on individual for this position and someone who can partner effectively with HR and business leaders across an organization with complex matrix relationships and different cultures. We need to see strong technical knowledge of talent acquisition, project management, and broad HR generalist skills. Previous exposure to managing change and transformation, and a reallocation of staff is highly desirable. Above all, you will demonstrate teamwork, respect, integrity, innovation and a customer focused approach. This role would suit an individual who thrives in an ambiguous environment and reacts well to a challenge. Fluent spoken and written English is essential with a strong grasp of Spanish language preferred.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 02 Feb 2018

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Consumer Goods
International Coverage
Global HQ
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
Vice President, Human Resources, North America
Potential upsides
Opportunity to play a critical role in the relocation and build-out of a global organization.
Potential downsides
Requires a balanced approach to managing complex relationships and balancing time between HR and Talent Acquisition needs.