Head of Global HR

Company overview

Our Client is a global market leader, specialized in realization and development of integrated Branding and communication  concept whose imperative is meeting client’s specific needs with highest level of agility and flexibility in performance. Leading the way in the market for almost four decades with presence in 35 countries worldwide, the vision behind sustainable success in the economy is the drive toward innovative and technological goal of the clients. Being aware that the heart of the company are the people, Client offers various perks such as flexible work hours, subsidized lunch and medical counseling, educational and training programs, while considering the employee happiness in work & life balance.

Position TitleHead of Global HR
Language SkillsGerman Business Fluent C1 Level & English Business Fluent C1 Level
Professional Skills

10+ years in a HR Leading Role with significant management experience

LocationMunich Germany
Education (min)

BA in either -Business or Psychology- Master would be beneficial

Willingess to Travel (%)
Reports toCFO
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Role description

Following the high significance of this central function within a matrix organization, you report directly to the CFO of the group of companies.

  • According to markets and technologies, you will be responsible for the direction of a future-oriented HR strategy and corporate culture.

  • Further conceptual development and operational implementation of an innovative, uniform personnel policy.

  • Continuously implement organizational development (HR business partner model).

  • Personnel planning (recruiting, personnel support), personnel controlling (including remuneration systems), labor law, learning & development (e.g. talent management, executive development)

  • Marketing & employer branding and strategic HR projects.

  • Competently support and advise senior executives in key strategic and operational matters in Germany on developing key positions in “their companies”.

  • Constructive cooperation with work councils and trade unions rounds off your framework of responsibilities as an essential component.


In this central management function, you are a member of the extended management circle and report directly to the Executive Board.

  • You will lead a team of around 55 HR business partners, HR experts and employees, nationally and internationally.

  • You will be responsible for the strategic orientation and development of the HR department in line with the company’s objectives.

  • Planning, managing and controlling budgets, these duties include active support for change and organizational development processes, including the ongoing digitalization and increasing internationalization, as well as the development of a uniform management culture across the entire Group.

  • Further development of the HR department as an internal service provider, you will be responsible for the implementation of HR transformation projects.

  • Establishment of digital (self) services and other (integrated) HR IT solutions. They are pushing ahead with the implementation of the employer brand and the personnel marketing campaigns to position the company as a top employer with a future-oriented, multi-layered personnel recruitment strategy and a future-oriented dual training system as well as the promotion and development of young professionals.

  • In addition, you will cultivate a trusting cooperation with the committees and works councils and advise the top management on all labor, social security and HR tax issues.


Leading and operating a team of 55 FTEs: 

  • Human Resources Management “NATIONAL”

  • Human Resources Management “INTERNATIONAL”

  • Recruiting Department 

  • HR Development department

  • Talent Development department

  • Payroll team


Personal Expertise: As an HR all-rounder you will effortlessly and quickly establish and expand trusting relationships with people of all hierarchical levels. If you are accustomed to leading and advancing your area of responsibility with pronounced innovation, implementation and creative power, employee orientation and a high standard of your own work., you are the right person for us.

Business development: The ideal candidate has a solid understanding and track record of developing, creating and implementing all HR processes and needs within an organization.

Strategic orientation: The right person for this position is result oriented and committed to delivering success. She / he can react in outstanding situations to overcome the challenges and steer the team into the right direction to prosperity.

Personal Characteristics: You are characterized by conceptual and implementation skills, a high degree of commitment, initiative and willingness to take responsibility, a clear focus on goals and results, as well as empathy and the ability to judge. You have a confident appearance and persuasiveness as well as an independent, team-oriented way of working.