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HR Director EMEA – Spanish & English

By August 9, 2020 No Comments


Ref. Number:
Human Resources/Recruitment
Contract info:
English (Fluent)
Spanish (Fluent)
The Hague
Depends on experience
Start date:
11 months with view to extension
Filipe Vendrame
+31 (0)70 3117822


Our Client, a global leader corporation in smart security solutions, is currently looking for a new EMEA HR Director to join the team based in The Hague.  They are a renowned multinational techno-company focused on cybersecurity and cloud solutions to ensure protection for SMEs worldwide.

As a highly experienced Human Resources Director, your leadership role is to direct the EMEA HR managers and drive employee engagement that aligns to our client’s corporate culture and business goal.

If you think your next career step is to deliver leadership through international HR compliance tasks, workforce planning and talent acquisition activities, please feel free to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Job Profile for HR Director

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • HR Operations
    • Designs, drives, maintains, supports and implements HR policies, programs and procedures and related activities (e.g. compensation and benefit annual reviews performance management process, employee relations, company handbook or site policies, etc.)
    • Supports all aspects of EMEA talent acquisition, including working with the recruitment team to implement processes and training materials for interviewers and hiring managers
    • Leads and supports activities designed to reinforce our client’s company culture and values
    • Owns end-to-end execution of functional HR work and builds effective coordination across local HR in the region and at sites
    • Prepares offer letters and employment contracts
    • Maintains HR record keeping
    • Manages onboarding, ensuring all local requirements are proactively met (contract and other documents signed and correctly filed, etc.)
    • Develops, updates and ensures compliance with the local policies
    • Represents HR on audits and inspections or due diligence activities
  • HR Strategy and Talent Planning
    • Effectively diagnoses business issues and goals, turning these into an HR plan aligned with the business strategy
    • Works with senior leaders to optimise the organisational design and drive business performance
    • Takes a proactive role in the development of HR priorities and supports in the implementation of these and other major global/regional change programs as required
    • Drives and supports the regional/functional leadership team in the planning and budgeting activities needed to deliver the people strategy
  • Change Management
    • Manages and advises on the people aspects of organisational change and transition, recommending process improvements (i.e. growth, reshaping, the transition of services/roles/people)
    • Coaches business leaders on how to engage employees and build people capability within their organisations
    • Actively consults and provides solutions related to workforce, talent, and organisational matters within region or function
    • Develops solutions based on the understanding of relevant business operations and strategic HR programs
    • Plans and implements HR programs for regions or functions in priority order
  • Other ad hoc duties and projects

Candidate Profile for HR Director

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English, both written and spoken
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Master’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of Human Resources experience, including knowledge about the labour environment in EMEA
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive management experience
  • Experience in the tech industry or similar (e.g. Telecommunication)
  • Good understanding of Finance and Business practices (both in and out of the HR function)
  • Strong communicative and interpersonal skills, able to interact positively and successfully with all levels of the company
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products (Excel, Word) and database applications
  • Proven ability to adapt to a constantly changing and decentralised environment
  • Outstanding organisational and problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively juggle multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities and moderate to fast-paced deadlines
  • Able to coach, lead others and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Team-oriented, self-starter, able to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction and follow-up on own initiatives

What Our Client Offers

  • Bonus scheme following the company’s policy
  • Travel expenses fully reimbursed
  • Medical allowance
  • Great chance to work in a renowned multinational smart security company
  • Working environment committed to a diverse workforce
  • Opportunity to travel 25% on international and domestic business trips
  • Flexibility to work from your home or a remote office location
  • Laptop and Mobile


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