Head of European HR

20 May 20242024-05-20
South Yorkshire & Sheffield City Region

This is a fantastic opportunity to join AESSEAL one of South Yorkshire's most successful manufacturers, boasting a stellar product line, a robust brand, and a global infrastructure. AESSEAL nurtures talent across engineering, sales, service, and support roles, fostering a 'family' community where teamwork thrives, and mutual respect reigns.

As the Head of Human Resources for the European operations, you'll spearhead HR strategies aligning with business objectives. Reporting directly to the Group Managing Director, you'll lead a small HR team, serving as the primary point of contact for all HR and employee-related matters across European entities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop visionary HR strategies in sync with organisational goals.
  • Foster a positive work environment, promoting diversity, inclusion, and compliance.
  • Collaborate with leadership to drive organisational effectiveness and growth.
  • Provide guidance and management ensuring high-quality HR services.
  • Innovate and cultivate inclusivity within the HR team.
  • Lead senior-level recruitment and succession planning.
  • Implement retention strategies and career development initiatives.
  • Advise and support business leaders on HR policies and procedures.
  • Manage employee relations issues, ensuring compliance and conflict resolution.
  • Identify training needs and develop programs to enhance skills.
  • Facilitate leadership development and mentorship initiatives.
  • Standardise employment policies ensuring legal compliance.
  • Collaborate on legal matters and promote ethical conduct.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in a similar senior HR role with experience of working Internationally.
  • Strong understanding of European labour legislation.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and data-driven decision-making.
  • Fluency in additional European languages would be an advantage.
  • Experience within manufacturing, engineering, or similar industries.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Resilient and adaptable to evolving challenges.
  • Dedicated to exceptional customer service and continuous improvement.
  • Positive leadership style with a focus on staff morale and well-being.

Join AESSEAL in shaping the future of HR, where your leadership will drive growth, engagement, and success. Apply now to embark on a rewarding journey.

The role is based in Rotherham, so easily commutable from Doncaster, Worksop, Retford, Nottingham, Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield, Barnsley and surrounding areas.