Completed South Africa

The Company

Our client is an American multinational manufacturing company founded in the late 1800s. It is now a pivotal global brand in manufacturing, in the arena of automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes and farm equipment.

The Role

This is a HR Business Lead role for all non manufacturing functions for the South Africa business. Functions include Sales & Marketing, Legal and Supply Chain, and the role will report directly in to HR Director, Middle East & Africa. The individual will join the operation at a time of great transition and major change.  

The Individual

We are looking for a true strategic HR Business Lead and an agent of change. Strong business partnering experience is needed. It will be critical that candidates are proven to be able to work successfully within a matrix set-up, and within a heavily process driven environment. This individual should have sufficient potential and career runway to be on the Head of HR for South Africa succession plan, yet should feel that this opportunity is very exciting in itself and to some degree, be stretched by it.

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

Posted on 14 Aug 2017

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Industrial & Manufacturing
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$10-100 Billion
Solid report to
Director of HR (Middle East & Africa)
Potential upsides
This is a time of great transition for the South Africa business and a major area of growth and potential for the company as a whole.
Potential downsides
There will be a need to manage expectations when dealing with integration and mobility challenges across all levels of the business.