Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to manage staff activities in solving common and complex business / technical issues within established policies.
Manages non-exempt / exempt individual contributors and / or supervisors. Has accountability for results of a major program in terms of cost, direction and people management.
Provides guidance on process improvements and recommends changes in alignment with business tactics and strategy for area of responsibility.
Plans, manages and monitors operational / tactical activities of Staff. Staff members'work may involve strategic issues.
Recruits and supports development of direct staff members. Typically reports to MG2 or Director.
Additional guidance / criteria :
Manages and controls activities within a single country or a sub-region which is part of a larger geographical Region.
Manages at least 4 employees and typically between 8 and 15 direct reports. Span of Control guidelines may differ from these numbers.
Leads a team of ICs by monitoring and setting performance goals and objectives, allocating business areas of responsibility to HR Generalists, and ensuring consistent delivery of corporate programs and policies.
Sets expectations for program delivery and implementation across different businesses and / or geographies.
Partners with business and human resources managers within a country, group of countries, or region to develop targeted program solutions.
Leverages advanced knowledge across the human resources functions to consult with leaders and to provide guidance and consult on a wide range of human resources programs.
Develops strategies for deploying HR programs and analyzes the impact resulting from program deployment.
Maintains an understanding of the legal and regulatory environment, identifies potential compliance issues, and recommends solutions.
Translates global human resources initiatives into targeted solutions to support unique needs.
Influences and negotiates with high-level managers (e.g., Director,EXEC3); represents HP to internal and external stakeholders, such as works councils and unions, to communicate key issues and support contract negotiation at the country level.
Manages change initiatives across a broad employee base.
For employee relations roles, manages a portfolio of complex cases and advises team on the legal and financial risks involved.
Education and Experience Required :
First-level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
Typically 8-10 years related experience in cross-functional human resources areas.
Typically 0-2 years supervisory experience.
Knowledge and Skills :
Broad human resources knowledge, with limited areas of functional specialization.
Advanced knowledge of the current legal environment in local geography.
Superior financial and business acumen.
Superior project management skills.
Superior communication skills, including both written and verbal forms catered to a wide variety of audiences.
Ability to lead a project team and partner with stakeholders outside HR.