Global HR Director

Barcelona City Permanent
  • Pharmaceutical company experiencing swift international growth.
  • Global HR Director

About Our Client

Pharmaceutical company experiencing swift international growth.

Job Description

  • Building HR Function:
    • Develop and establish the HR function from inception, crafting policies, procedures, and best practices tailored to the pharmaceutical sector.
    • Create and implement a comprehensive HR strategy aligned with the company's objectives.
  • Organizational Structure:
    • Design and construct the entire HR organizational structure, considering the matrix framework, to ensure seamless coordination and communication.
    • Work closely with department heads to understand their needs and align HR services accordingly.
  • Global Oversight:
    • Provide leadership and supervision across multiple countries, currently overseeing 8 nations with the expectation of expansion.
    • Develop and implement HR policies that comply with diverse international regulations and standards.
  • Strategic Partnership:
    • Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to align HR strategies with the overall business goals.
    • Act as a strategic partner in decision-making processes, offering insights on talent acquisition, development, and retention.
  • New Position Development:
    • Assume a pivotal role in the creation and development of the Global HR Director position, ensuring its integration into the evolving organizational structure.
    • Lead change management initiatives associated with HR processes and structures.

The Successful Applicant

  • International Experience:
    • Demonstrated experience in a global HR role, overseeing operations in multiple countries.
    • Proficient understanding of international labor laws and cultural nuances.
  • Seniority and Operational Expertise:
    • Proven track record of seniority in HR leadership roles with a hands-on, operational approach.
    • Ability to analyze, propose, and implement HR processes and structures in a greenfield environment.
  • Language Proficiency:
    • Proficient in English, both written and verbal. Additional language skills are advantageous.
  • Location and Travel:
    • Based in the Barcelona area, the role requires occasional international travel.
    • Flexibility to adapt to the dynamic needs of a growing global organization.
  • Pharmaceutical Sector Knowledge:
    • Previous experience within the pharmaceutical industry is highly desirable.
    • Familiarity with the unique challenges and requirements of HR in a pharmaceutical context.
  • Reporting and Relationship Building:
    • Directly report to the CEO, providing regular updates and strategic HR insights.
    • Build strong relationships with leadership, fostering a collaborative and supportive HR culture.

What's on Offer

This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned HR professional to shape and drive the HR function in a fast-growing global pharmaceutical company. If you possess the required skills and are ready for a challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Andrea Sileo
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Human Resources
Human Resources Subsector
Life Sciences
Barcelona City
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Andrea Sileo
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