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HR Director – Turkey, Istanbul (TR)

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Tags Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation


Date posted

24 May 2023

The Company

A multinational healthcare leader globally headquartered in Europe, our client employs close to 110,000 people worldwide and has operated successfully for many decades. The company owns a diverse portfolio of products and prides itself on its pace and efficient decision-making. Very much an icon across all continents, the business aims to sophisticate even further, and transformation continues to be on the front foot regarding talent, systems and processes. The Turkey market is significant in terms of growth trajectory and increasing consumer and population size.

The Role

A pivotal HR Directorship for Turkey has opened up. The HR Director – Turkey requires an excellent understanding of the intricacies and legal frameworks of the Turkish healthcare market. This is a strategic business partnering opportunity in a very high-performance environment. Success in leading Talent Management, D&I, L&D and employee engagement will be critical. Demanding stakeholders will require a sharp thinker and strong communicator with excellent pace and language skills.  

The Individual

The appointment will require at least 12 years of broad, generalist HR experience, specifically an in-depth knowledge of driving and sophisticating HR processes and strategies. Strong technical skills are expected, as is the malleability to work in a transforming environment. The role will be based in Istanbul and requires fluency in the Turkish language.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of Turkey
  • Potential upsides
    An excellent opportunity to step into a visible regional role in an environment in need of upgrade and sophistication. Great exposure to senior leadership populations and solid opportunity to make an impact.
  • Potential challenges
    The pace of the working environment is fast and commercial decisions need to be made quickly.
  • Job Reference

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