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Global Vice President Human Resources, Greater Philadelphia Area, PA (US)

United States
Status interviewing
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

19 Nov 2020

The Company

We are pleased to once again partner with a key global client which provides industrial technology services and solutions to a broad range of industries. The business segment of which this role supports is highly acquisitive and is consistently evolving. The BU President is seeking a strategic Human Resources leader to continue to drive organizational capability in line with business goals. This is an exciting opportunity to be a Business Partner in a truly global business committed to investing in breakthrough improvements while embracing a proud tradition of philanthropy and positive impact in the community. The business continues to grow and evolve as they aggressively develop new products to meet emerging customer requirements. This is a career-transforming opportunity for the right individual.

The Role

The VP Human Resources is responsible for all aspects of the HR function for this 3,000+ employee segment. You will report directly to the President and will be a key member of the senior leadership team. This person will identify and drive improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness, and challenge conventional business thinking. S/he will collaborate with the President and senior leadership to develop the strategic direction of human resources and ensure all initiatives are aligned with business goals. This role has overall responsibility for leading and managing talent acquisition, performance management, organizational and management development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, policy development and legal compliance. The Vice President Human Resources will actively participate in business and financial discussions with the senior leadership team to understand and influence the decision-making process for future relevant business development actions to prepare and support the organization with the right HR organizational mix.  

The Individual

Qualified candidates will have proven global HR leadership experience, ideally in manufacturing and services. S/he will have experience supporting a global P&L leader in a business of $500m+ and be experienced in influencing executives by providing insights that lead to effective decision making across the business. The individual will be experienced in formulating policies and developing and implementing an HR strategy that aligns with overarching business objectives. S/he will have well developed analytical skills and strong business acumen. In additional, this person will have significant M&A experience, including due diligence and proven success in post integration management. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative, performance driven culture where there is the potential for significant personal and professional growth. Experience with LEAN principals is highly desirable.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    This is an opportunity to partner closely with a P+L leader and have full HR responsibility for a rapidly growing global business.
  • Potential challenges
    Fast-paced and change oriented to meet customer needs. This person needs to be comfortable serving in this lead HR role and able to set the strategy and make decisions. Not a position that will offer routine.
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