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Global HR Director

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
2 December, 2021

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is currently looking for a Global HR Director on behalf of an international business based in Amsterdam as it embarks on an exciting journey of transformation.

The position sits on the Human Resources leadership team, is an individual contributor role and requires someone who can balance strategy, with tactical and high-level operational responsibility for their given business area.

Ambitious growth across the globe is high on the agenda and the business is experiencing significant investment to help them achieve this.


Global HR Director, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Responsibilities of the Global HR Director:

  • Partner with senior stakeholders to translate the business strategy into an HR plan that is focused on growth
  • Drive the people aspects of the change and transformation agenda in given business area
  • Work closely with the CofEs to ensure the effective execution of HR practices, such as talent management, succession planning, talent development and Diversity & Inclusion
  • Develop the workforce plan and undertake capability analysis across business unit
  • Collaborate with country HR Managers to ensure strategic HR initiatives are implemented consistently in the different markets
  • Play a key role in the culture change programme across the organisation
  • Work with the business to fully embrace the digital transformation plan


Experience required:

  • Significant experience operating in a Senior HR Business Partnering role in an international setting
  • Time spent in other HR specialist areas, such as Organisational Development, Project Management or Organisational Change
  • Commercially savvy and strong business acumen
  • Experience of business transformation processes in dynamic, global and complex organizations
  • Able to balance strategic thinking with operational demands
  • Exceptional project management skills, able to deliver against strategic objectives within specific timescales
  • Fluent in English


If you are interested in applying for this Global HR Director role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Katie in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.