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Country HR Director – Argentina (AR)

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Tags Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation


Date posted

15 Apr 2024

The Company

We are partnering with a leading multinational in the industrial/manufacturing sector with a broad global footprint. It is a matrixed public company going through a period of transformation and change. At the heart of the company’s ethos lies a dynamic, diverse, and innovative culture. With a focus on growth and adaptability, our partner is actively expanding its influence in Argentina and the broader South/Latin America region. This strategic move underscores the company’s commitment to tapping into emerging markets and meeting evolving customer demands.

The Role

The Country HR Director – Argentina will act as a pivotal partner and member of the senior leadership team. Reporting directly to the International Head of Human Resources, this role carries substantial weight, overseeing HR operations across multiple manufacturing sites in Argentina and managing a workforce comprising several thousand employees. With a keen eye for operational excellence, the Country HR Director – Argentina will review existing practices, enhancing HR capabilities within manufacturing sites to drive efficiency and productivity. This role is a critical conduit between ground-level insights and corporate strategy, ensuring alignment and effective communication channels between local operations and international stakeholders. This leader will demonstrate strong change management and communication skills. A hands-on approach at the site level underscores the commitment to mentorship and talent development, fostering a culture of continuous learning and leadership excellence. This position plays a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s future trajectory in Argentina and beyond through strategic leadership and collaborative partnerships.  

The Individual

Qualified candidates will have at least 15 years in senior HR Business Partnering roles within matrixed world-class multinational environments. They will be strong in the fundamentals of HR, especially organization design, talent management, and strategic workforce planning. Robust union experience and a solid working knowledge of Argentinian labor law is a must. Candidates must have managed HR for complex manufacturing operations with multiple site oversight. A strong leader who has superior stakeholder management skills and can effectively influence in a multi-functional regional matrix will be needed. In addition, this role requires superior stakeholder management skills and change management experience. Furthermore, candidates should demonstrate a track record of building and nurturing high-performing teams, leveraging their leadership prowess to inspire excellence and drive results. Desirable industry experience includes industrial/manufacturing, chemical, mining, and those which involve heavy capital investment. Full fluency in Spanish and English (both spoken and written) is required.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    International Head of HR
  • Potential upsides
    An excellent opportunity to work in a high-performing global organization with full HR responsibility for the country of Argentina.
  • Potential challenges
    Must be agile and able to operate at pace in an organization that is going through significant transformation.
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