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Country Talent Director, London (UK)

United Kingdom
Status interviewing
Tags Talent Management


Date posted

07 Oct 2019

The Company

A multinational leader in consumer beauty, globally headquartered in the US, our client employs over 45,000 people worldwide and has been operating successfully for many decades. The company owns a diverse portfolio of brands, distributed internationally through both digital commerce and retail channels. Very much an icon in its product area, the business aims to globalise even further and significant transformation is afoot in terms of AI, digital e-commerce markets and platforms. The UK & Ireland cluster is significant in terms of growth trajectory and both consumer and population size.

The Role

A pivotal Senior Talent Lead for UK & Ireland position has opened up. It requires excellent understanding of the intricacies and challenges of the UK & Ireland consumer markets. This is very much a strategic business partnering talent opportunity in a heavily-matrixed set-up with a sizeable team to manage. Demanding stakeholders will require a sharp-thinker and strong communicator with excellent pace and collaborations skills.  

The Individual

The appointment will require at least 12 years’ broad, generalist talent experience, and specifically an in-depth knowledge of Talent Acquisition functions and success. Strong technical skills are absolutely expected as is the ability to work in a transforming environment. Broader Talent Management exposure, including a strong working knowledge of Learning & Development strategy, is also sought.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Management
  • Industry
    Retail & Luxury
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    HR VP - UK & Ireland
  • Potential upsides
    Very much a role for a strong Talent Director to shine internally. There is a real 'journey’ ahead with an excellent and clear succession plan in place.
  • Potential challenges
    The pace of the US-style working environment is fast and commercial decisions need to be made quickly.
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