HR Director Italy

Milano Permanent
  • Global leader in heavy industry
  • HR business partner attitude in an industrial environment

About Our Client

Our client is a global leader in heavy industry with multi-sites operations in Lombardy.

Job Description

The HR Director will align business objectives with employee and management in designated operating units and will serve as a strategic partner to management on Human Resource related issues.

The person in the role will be a change agent, quickly and sustainable developing trust of managers and employees. In addition, he/she will supervise and lead the implementation of major corporate and HR initiatives such as roll out of new policies and systems.The main tasks will be:

  • Supervise and be responsible for all daily HR-related activities in the manufacturing plants and in developing and executing plans to meet business objectives and customer requirements;
    • Supervise main processes like recruiting, talent development, performance management, legal HR and contracts, trade unions relations;
    • Lead day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counselling, career development, employee investigations and disciplinary actions).
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation
    • Recruits, selects, and hires personnel
    • Identifies and supports training needs
  • Be a Change Agent and lead change management processes on both sides;
  • Work close with regional peers;
  • Present HR updates and manage follow-ups and communications;
  • Support in dept staff meetings and follow up on HR action items;
  • Lead and solve employee relations issues & works council topics;
  • Address employee comp and benefit issues and work out solutions;
  • Lead succession planning within department as part of plant-wide initiative;
  • Lead regular HR meetings and own HR projects within the Country;
  • Oversees one or more of the following areas for the plants, serving as a subject matter expert and coordinates and consults on plant-wide activities;
  • act as a BP for the rest of the management team on the strategic inputs to improve operations and personnel processes and performances.

The Successful Applicant

  • B.S. degree required; MBA or advanced degree is desirable;
  • Proven experience in a leading HR position within manufacturing environments;
  • Good capability in trade unions relation management;
  • Ability in working relationships (colleagues, clients and suppliers) a a multinational organisation;
  • Goal oriented, high achiever and strong analytic skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal reasoning skills;
  • Fluency in English and Italian.

What's on Offer

Good career chance in a multinational organisation.

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