Hays

Head of HR (m/f/d)

Freiburg | Permanent employment with our customer
Reference number
493711/1
My duties
  • Directing the HR department and continuously improving people processes and procedures
  • Acting as leadership and labor law council for the local Executive Management
  • Working closely with various departments, guiding line managers in order to understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Liaising with a range of people involved in policy areas, such as Works Council and Unions
  • Ensure solide processes, such as succession planning, organization and talent -reviews, performance management and retention management 
  • Responsibility for strategic workforce planning, identifying future requirements in terms of skills and competencies and transforming this into a personnel development and hiring tactic
  • Directing leadership assessment in the organization, identifying key employee abilities and development needs, in order to recognize, select, retain and develop key talent
  • Recruiting executive staff, which involves developing job descriptions and personnel specifications
  • Developing and implementing policies on issues like working conditions and collective agreements
  • Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits
  • Developing HR planning strategies for a strong local employer branding and competitive personnel development in accordance with Global People Strategy
My qualifications
  • Bachelor or, preferably, Master's Degree in the field of Human Resources, Social Science, Business Administration or other related discipline
  • Relevant experience as Human Resources Manager
  • Broad experience dealing with Work Councils and Unions is a must
  • Interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • Effective communication and change management skills required
  • Ability to instigate change and align local leadership teams across a matrix structure
  • The ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law
  • Integrity and approachability, as managers and staff must feel able to discuss sensitive and confidential issues with one
  • Curiosity and a willingness to challenge organizational culture
  • Ability to influence and negotiate skills to implement personnel policies
  • Strategic agility and the ability to influence and align senior leaders
My benefits
  • Diversified work in a renowned company
  • Good working atmosphere
  • High degree of operational freedom and, thus, the ability to make a true difference
My employer
Our client is a successful manufacturing company, which besides occupying an excellent position in the economic field, exhibits a challenging and dynamic working environment.
About Hays
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My contact at Hays

My contact person
Lawrence Clesly

Reference number
493711/1

Contact
Phone: +49-761-38377 - 212
E-Mail: lawrence.clesly@hays.de