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HR Director ANZ & APAC

Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
11th April 2019
Hays - ANZ - 2200594
  • HR Country Director job, Australia, New Zealand, Asia
  • Leadership of the global and local people plan
  • High end global manufacturing wholesaler retail brand

HR Country Director, Western Sydney. Lead the country HR Operations alongside the global people plan

Your new company
A reputable global manufacturer and wholesaler of retail consumer goods are seeking a Country HR Director, within a large complex matrix organisation and responsibility spanning Asia and Australia and New Zealand.

Your new role
You will report to the Head of Global HR in Europe in a deep matrix structure and to the Country Leader as the Strategic Business HR Partner. You will provide advice, coaching and consulting to local management, line managers and their teams on all HR topics. You must be experienced in aspects such as change management, Health and Safety, industrial relations and you will have a solid knowledge of Australian and New Zealand employment laws and labour code & compliance. You will lead HR partnering in Asia and ANZ across manufacturing plants, warehousing and retail arms of the business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 7 years relevant experience working in HR with sales and operations and a HR master's degree or relevant degree. As a HR Director, this is a role in a global matrix organisation, with teams in different continents and time zones, so flexibility is a must, yet global Asia travel will only be once a month. You will have experience managing stakeholders across multiple cultures and timezones, and experience coaching leaders on people management frameworks, reward, employee surveys, talent reviews, and HR clock BAU activities.

You will be experienced in ensuring capability and people resources are in place to deliver a high quality HR service. You will also have examples of being a strategic big picture thinker whilst being operational and hands on in delivery. You will have managed remote teams whilst coaching a senior HR practitioner across multiple countries to create collaboration across regions.

You will have a background from retail, manufacturing and wholesale is required, along with global APAC / ANZ HR leadership experience.

What you'll get in return
This is a new role where you will be able to work on a global level influencing global and local business leaders and instil strong HR practices, upskilling and managing change. This role attracts a $160 - 250K package including potential bonuses.

What you need to do now
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