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Head of HR DACH (m/w/d)

Date: Oct 3, 2021

Location: Dusseldorf, DE

Company: AGFA


As Head of HR you will be responsible for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Eastern countries), the 3 AGFA divisions (Radiology Solutions, Offset and Digital Print & Chemicals) , support functions (IT, Finance, Purchasing, …), and for the manufacturing sites in Germany (Wiesbaden, Peissenberg, Peiting, Schrobenhausen). 


Your responsibilities:

•    Lead and motivate a team of 8 HR generalists & payroll specialists
•    Facilitate all HR core processes: recruitment, merit process and talent review to ensure business support in succession planning, career management and development of high performing staff
•    Act as a change agent and work with business managers to ensure the implementation of strategic plans ensuring effective deployment
•    Drive implementation of a variety of HR projects, including strategic staffing and optimization plans
•    Integration of international HR strategies and programs
•    Work closely together with local works councils incl. corresponding negotiations and implementation of collective company agreements
•    Monitor local Comp. & Ben. responsibilities in cooperation with Headquarters, including payroll and extra-legal benefits
•    Monitor ongoing pension activities for active and passive employees together with the external pension provider
•    Monitor costs within agreed budgets
•    Implement corporate policies, processes and projects, and standardize practices and systems across the region.

Your profile:


•    Minimum 8 years HR experience in an international HR environment, at least three of these being in an HR Manager role
•    Degree preferably in Business Management with solid knowledge in Labor Law, Social Security, Taxes and Company Pension (baV)
•    Proven experience in successful working with Works Councils
•    A "builder" mindset and passion for creating HR processes 
•    Result oriented – with the ability to be resilient in the face of setbacks, demonstrating determination and flexibility to overcome barriers
•    Pragmatic and hands-on mentality
•    Self-motivated and enthusiastic, influential in a transformation environment - reliable with high sense of responsibility
•    Able to manage multiple priorities in a matrix organization and to deal with cross-functional populations.
•    Client and customer focused – accustomed to working with multi-functional groups at all levels
•    Demonstrated ability to lead change projects and drive process excellence
•    Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, - able to communicate with and influence multiple levels within the organization
•    German mother tongue with fluent English (spoken & written).


Location: Agfa NV ZN Germany, Dusseldorf (Germany), travel extent 25-30%

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