08 Aug 2018
Our client is a globally recognized brand providing premium products and services to a world-wide customer base. Headquartered in Europe, it has key commercial operations in Mexico City comprised of both Sales and Financial Services. There is a local employee population of approximately 400, in addition to a manufacturing plant under development which is managed by a separate HR lead. This is a key and growing region for the company with expansion planned across LATAM countries.
Reporting to the Regional Head of HR and matrix to functional leads in Europe, the HR Lead supports the National Sales and Financial Services organizations. The focus of the role is to provide end to end HR support for the local Mexico headquarters population. This includes all aspects of talent management and development, compensation planning, performance management, succession planning and employee engagement. It also provides strategic steering and support to the rest of the Latin America and Caribbean region. The HR Lead will grow professionally in one of two directions: either as plant HR Lead for a new development with an employee population of 1500 or continue on the commercial side and grow along with the region. The HR Lead sits in a multicultural environment as it interfaces extensively with leadership in Europe, US counterparts and local expats. This individual will bring HR expertise and business understanding to their client, and assist in influencing, coaching, and counseling employees and managers throughout all business cycles.
We are looking for a high potential individual with an in-depth understanding of the Mexico market and experience working in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment. Prior support of commercial business units within manufacturing companies is ideal. This individual must possess strong networking skills and the ability to work in a fast moving organization. Fluent English and Spanish language skills are a must while additional knowledge of German is preferred. The ideal profile would be a an HR Business Partner who possesses strong communication skills and cultural acumen as this individual will work closely with senior executives. Eligibility to live and work in Mexico is essential.