Human Resources Director

Job Order ID:70
Employment Type:Permanent
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:Frankfurt Germany
Brief Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced Human Resources Director, who would work as head of HR Department. The Human Resources Director will manage all of the HR operations by and will promote and implement human resource values by planning and managing human resources programs and directing staff training, counselling, and disciplining staff. The Human Resources Director will also take the lead on developing organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues.

Job Function:

The ideal candidate will have over 7 years’ experience in a Head HR role and experience leading international teams preferably for Life Sciences companies.

Start: ASAP
Location: Frankfurt
Contract: Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supports management by providing human resources direction, advice and counsel
• Ability to coach and mentor team members through the process of understanding the needs and responsibilities of human resources within a large multi-national organization
• Understanding of cultural norms, traditions, and working with diverse teams
• Guides management and employee actions by developing HR guidelines, communicating the guidelines and enforcing organization values
• Leads company’s compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal requirements including any related to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Department of Labor, worker compensation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
• Maintains minimal company exposure to lawsuits
• Ability to work closely with international counterparts to limit workplace issues due to the multicultural nature of our business
• Establishes and maintains company records and reports; able to direct others in the organization and adherence to record-keeping guidelines
• Maintains company organization charts and employee directory and other HR related MIS.

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Masters’ preferred
• Seven or more years of HR experience required
• Current or previous experience in an Senior HR Manager role in a fairly large (200+ employee) Life Sciences industry (CRO) is highly preferred
• PHR/SPHR preferred
• Multi-lingual candidate preferred, (French, Spanish, English, German)