HR Director

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The Company


Our client provides its customers in the food and beverage industry with complete manufacturing and packaging related solutions including machinery, lines and systems.


Position Description


General Responsibilities


Coordinating all proceedings of HR functions e.g. personnel development, controlling and strategic processes with International HR (according to RASCI Matrix)


Reporting to the Country Head, with a dotted line to Director International HRM


Provide the Business with a full HR service identifying and implementing those requirements necessary to support the achievement of business objectives


Contribute to the overall management being a member of the Management Team


Manage the Human Resources function encompassing:


Training and development


Talent management


Recruitment and selection


Reward management


Salary benchmarking


Employee Relations


Payroll and benefits administration


Terms and conditions of employment


Succession/manpower planning




Pension scheme management and administration


Prepared, and able, to work on all aspects of the HR function from basic HR administration through to the development and implementation of HR strategy (deep knowledge of the business)


Responsible for the development and implementation of the group policies, following a close coordination with our clients International HR department


Securing an always up-to-date state of knowledge regarding all HR related topics and HR measures


Consulting of all executives regarding HR relevant guidelines and leadership instruments, e.g. Target Bonus Agreements


Clarify and consult in Labor law and trade union relevant topics


Being a partner and consultant of the executives during transformation processes of their departments as well as support and clarification of HR relevant questions during the process


Observation and securing of personnel planning incl. support, integration and re-entry of international assignees


Processing of and structuring all international assignment within the region and worldwide, based on our clients International Assignment Policies and local laws and regulations


Portray our client as an attractive employer by establishing and maintaining contacts with High Schools, Universities, etc.


Personal Controlling


Analysis of HR relevant KPI’s, derive from department related solutions and recommendations in front of the executives


Executive support regarding preparation of department/ company related personnel planning


Support of executives regarding optimization of employee deployment (considering the different resources: own staff, temporary, external) e.g. through pre and post processing of status rounds, implementation of new working time models and analysis of overtime hours


Staffing/ Hiring process


Conduct job analysis as required; prepare and maintain accurate job descriptions for all positions


Handle all phases of the recruiting, hiring and (internal) transfer process.  Prepare requests from Managers, initiate search for candidates, job postings, facilitate the interview process, set up appropriate testing, assessment, evaluation and recommendation


Providing personnel data of all employees in SAP


Process support and implementation, from requirement process until coordination of the personnel request form until quick and effective staffing according to the requested quality


Personnel Development


Identification of personnel development needs via process orientated measures


Knowledge about locally based training providers and our clients international training series. Decision-making on a case-by-case basis whether training needs can be covered by local training providers or by our clients training series


Knowledge about client specific and general personnel development instruments and systems. Application of personnel development instruments in close collaboration with PD experts


Candidate Profile


Work Experience & Abilities Required:


Very good technical knowledge and practical experience of the HR function is essential (min 5 years)


Good influencing skills


Good technical skills in SAP HR Module


Excellent relationship builder at all levels, internally and externally


Previous exposure to working successfully with demanding senior and influential employees


Country specific payroll knowledge


Good presentational skills


Clear and logical thinker


Precise communicator in written and oral situations


Sound Employment Law knowledge


Payroll practices and procedures


Reward management processes and practices


Conflict management


For more information regarding this position, please contact Ms. May Ma by filling out the form below.


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