Completed Netherlands

The Company

With an ever growing portfolio of diverse products and services along with a very well regarded reputation internationally, this business has repositioned itself for ongoing growth both globally but, also critically in the EMEA region. There is a huge appetite in the business to further build the talent pipeline and to ensure HR is even more integrated into the business to ensure people strategies fuel their customer delivery approach. It is an open thinking and exciting place to work where rolling-your-sleeves-up and working with the team in making things happen at all levels is critical. This role will be based in Amsterdam.

The Role

With numerous elements of responsibility and reporting directly to the Business Head, this role has full ownership of a significant business. This is a formal leadership role leading the HR team in the region along with working in liaison with the relevant CoE’s. There are around 1000 people in the region and growing. This is an exciting position with a considerable amount of stakeholders to manage requiring a hands-on yet strategic approach.  

The Individual

We are looking for someone with significant international HR leadership experience within a matrixed business with extensive geographic experience across EMEA. You may have had exposure to Industrial businesses such as Manufacturing and Distribution, but this is not as critical as having diverse industry experience along with exposure to both running a region and developing a reasonable sized team of HR professionals across a multitude of countries. Knowing what great HR looks like is important so previous blue chip or MNC experience would be an advantage along with a varied blend of industry experience.

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

Posted on 15 Sep 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
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
Business Head and Global HR Head
Potential upsides
Potential succession into the global role.
Potential downsides
Fast growing business with a lot to do.