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HR Director – Czech Republic and Cluster, (opportunity for relocation) Prague (CZ)

Czech Republic
Status shortlisting
Tags Generalist HR
Duration

permanent

Date posted

20 Nov 2020

The Company

A multinational leader in consumer goods and globally headquartered in Western Europe, our client employs over 10,000 people worldwide and has been operating successfully for many decades. Very much an icon in its product area, the business aims to globalise even further and significant transformation is afoot. Since its foundation, the company sees significant growth potential in the emerging market territories which include parts of Eastern Europe, Asia, Middle East and Latin America.

The Role

To be based in Prague, a Cluster HR Directorship position has opened for a seasoned and commercial leader to support a significant and growing employee population. Very much a turnaround style position, the role will require strong strategic and operational skills. An ability to link global projects with the local market is important, as is the ability to create followship with both the blue-collar population and the corporate HQ team. An interest and passion for consumer businesses might be demonstrated in prior relevant experience. You will be a pivotal member of the Executive leadership team and will need to work closely with a growing number of demanding stakeholders across Europe, Middle East and LatAm region.  

The Individual

At least 10 years’ high-level business partnering or corporate HRD expertise is required, as well as an understanding of the specific challenges of Eastern European markets. An ability to build credibility with demanding stakeholders makes this a role for the commercially astute and business savvy. The individual needs to balance an understanding of the commercials of a business as well as the human element of keeping peers and colleagues highly motivated.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
    Regional
  • Global HQ
    Europe
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
    Vice President- Central and Eastern Europe
  • Potential upsides
    Crucial directorship role for an important geography. This will allow exposure to a highly reputed brand name with change plans and good calibre internal talent. A pivotal role to link global processes and systems to the local markets.
  • Potential challenges
    The environment may be ambiguous and will require an individual who can create structure in chaos.
  • Job Reference
    AGVC-004570/AW

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