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Country Head of Human Resources, Jamaica (JM)

Status completed
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

06 Mar 2019

The Company

The company is a globally recognised brand providing premium products to a world-wide customer base. It is a highly acquisitive company, always driving to increase its market share while staying true to its core culture and values. The company is transforming its HR model to drive a closer and more effective relationship with the business; and to create a platform for future sustainable growth. This role is based in Kingston, Jamaica.

The Role

The HR Director for Jamaica reports in to the Head of HR for North America with a dotted line to the Country General Manager. The HR Director leads the national HR strategy with a strong aim of upskilling the organisation and steering the culture of the company through its continued growth. Key responsibilities will include driving the talent agenda and assisting in the execution of programs such as talent management, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation planning, succession planning, leadership development and employee engagement. The HR Director sits in a multicultural environment as it interfaces extensively with leadership in the US, Europe, and local expats. This individual will bring HR expertise and business understanding to his or her client and assists in influencing and coaching employees and managers throughout all business functions.  

The Individual

We are looking for an experienced HR leader with an in-depth understanding of the Jamaican market and experience working in multi-national corporations. Prior support of commercial business units or experience working with consumer goods companies is required. Experience in a multi-brand environment would be beneficial. This role would suit an individual who thrives on setting direction and driving change within an evolving HR structure. This individual must possess strong networking skills, a good executive presence and experience working cross-culturally. Eligibility to work in Jamaica is a prerequisite.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
    HR VP of North America
  • Potential upsides
    Great country HR leadership role with a well-known global consumer brand.
  • Potential challenges
    A challenging and demanding role in a company where the bar is raised high.
  • Job Reference
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