HR Director EMEAI

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HR Director EMEAI

  • Post Date:28th May 2021
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Job Description


Position Summary

The HR Director provides direct leadership support in the execution of the commercial success of the relevant business unit and or function it is responsible for. This role will focus on change management, integration and transformation, requiring excellent influencing skills and ability to successfully manage stakeholders across a wide range of functions and geographies.

Core Responsibilities And Tasks

  • Drive the transaction from due diligence to post-acquisition integration from an HR perspective across EMEAI
  • Manage the HR critical work stream activity for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, working with key stakeholders in the business and the wider HR community
  • Plan and manage the HR aspects of the integration of acquisitions with the CoEs such as Talent Development, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits and appropriate HR Leads across the region.
  • Leading/Program managing key projects for HR which have an impact on workforce including analytical projects.
  • Create and execute detailed implementation execution plans and track progress against the key metrics/objectives.
  • Participate in cross-divisional project teams and/or steering committees.
  • Provide direction and feedback to the Group/Corporate on systems, projects, and initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities to engage functional stakeholders to achieve organizational goals.
  • Effectively communicate and build relationships with key Business Leaders, Subject Matter Experts and Division Representatives. Ensure functional excellence of direct reports or wider HR team
  • Lead and drive Company, Group, and Division initiatives and programs.
  • Act as a consultant and business partner to managers.
  • Coach/guide/counsel career and leadership development of employees within business unit.
  • Develop and promote early and mature talent programs that feed the specialist nature of the business unit
  • Lead business through succession management planning and actively engineer and track development
  • Promote and maintain positive employee relations in a safe and productive work environment.
  • Validate compliance with all global, national, regional, local laws and regulations via the HR Country Operations team
  • Request, and validate completed reports in accordance with appropriate legal documentation
  • Ensure recruitment aligns with workforce planning needs.
  • Focus on building talent bench strength within Business Unit and or Function
  • Ensure best fit between employee, organization and role.
  • Act as counsel during talent selection process.
  • Ensure employees are properly onboarded into new role.
  • Institute programs and events that encourage high levels of employee engagement.
  • Review action plans and ensure progress maintained on annual survey
  • Ensure leadership have ownership of participation & results of annual survey
  • Ensure managers set clear expectations and provide constant feedback to employees on performance.
  • Calibrate performance outcomes to ensure fairness in application
  • Administer Progressive Discipline techniques when necessary.



  • Required:
  • Proven experience of large-scale change and transformation in a large, international business
  • Proven experience of integrating newly acquired business, with preference of European experience
  • Proven experience of working in a production/manufacturing business is required
  • Excellent influencing skills with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strategic mindset and proven commercial acumen
  • Preferred (may indicate preferred certifications):
  • Experience within the chemical industry
  • Experience of working in a complex matrix
  • CIPD qualified
  • Required:
  • Demonstrate experience with reporting legal documents (Wage surveys, Performance appraisals/reviews, etc.)
  • Demonstrate skills in compensation, organization planning/development and employee engagement/development.
  • Experience with employee relations resolution
  • Must be able to proficiently speak, understand and write in English language
  • Preferred:
  • German language skills, any other European language skills
  • Experience working with labor parties, collective labour agreements


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

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An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.

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