European HR Director, Vice President

Recruiter
Frazer Jones
Location
Paris, France
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
05 Nov 2018
Ref
1005062
Contact
Martin Adams
Job Type
HR Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join a global Financial Services firm to lead the HR strategy across Europe based from Paris. This is a complex and interesting position with some very exciting challenges for the role holder.

As HR Director for the European region, this role will play a key role in leading HR agenda across 14 countries. It will require an accomplished and seasoned HR Director who has both a strategic vision and tactical execution skills, in addition to deep technical knowledge in key HR disciplines, such as country-specific employment law, works council operations, and total reward. The successful candidate must also be a consummate leader and have the stature and executive presence to lead a large team of HR professionals.

Applicants will possess the following experience and knowledge;

  • Experience of working and leading in a top-tier HR function in a matrixed environment
  • You will ideally have experience working in a US business culture and environment.
  • Experience of working with business leaders in the major Continental countries and leading an HR team across multiple Continental countries remotely
  • Numerate and commercially aware
  • Ability to lead others to deliver to a high professional standard
  • Experience of partnering effectively with unions or works councils
  • You will be educated to degree level
  • Fluent in English and French

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.