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HR Director, Hamburg (DE)

Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

07 Dec 2022

The Company

We are currently partnering with a well-known household brand in the F&B sector, to find them an HR Director. This long standing, family-owned company, is continuing to grow with expansion into international markets and the changed consumer behaviour towards a more plant-based, healthy, and sustainable nutrition, has helped them to gain market share.

The Role

The HR Director is a change and transformation role, helping the organisation to move from a traditional, family run company, to one that is agile with a professional and high performing HR function. This role is to be based in Hamburg, where the HQ is, and will have responsibility for four production sites with about 1,500 people. It leads a large team of HR Business Partners and an HR Operations team.  

The Individual

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior HR Manager to take over an important number one role in a growth environment. The possibility to shape the future of an organisation which is proud of its tradition is a challenge and an opportunity which demands skills in HR operations, people strategy, stakeholder management and diplomacy as well as a solid understanding of the sector and production environments. Finally, we address this role to people with passion for people and leadership ambition and track record, being able to motivate, enable and upskill the team and be a trusted business partner for the leadership team.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    A great opportunity to work with a well-known German consumer brand that is continuing to grow and transform after more than 300 years.
  • Potential challenges
    Growing HR function so will require a hands-on approach.
  • Job Reference

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