Director, Human Resources (EMEA / APAC) - (16002006)
Epicor Software drives business growth.
We provide flexible, industry‐specific software designed around the needs of our manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service industry customers. More than 40 years of experience with our customers’ unique operational requirements are built into every solution―in the cloud, hosted, or on premise. With this deep understanding of our customers industries, Epicor solutions manage complexity, increase efficiency, and free up resources to enable our customers to focus on growth.
The Director, Human Resources works in close partnership with the EVP International and his leadership team to drive the people agenda in support of global and regional strategies and initiatives. This role is responsible for providing overall direction to the HR Team in our EMEA & APAC regions, supporting cross functional demands on the team in the areas of policy & program development, employee relations, performance management, professional development, employee reward & recognition and regulatory compliance.
The role reports directly to the VP of Human Resources with a dotted line to our EVP, International Region (Based in the UK).
Demonstrate strong HR leadership in a complex changing business and manage and motivate a dispersed HR team; identify and implement changes in the team where necessary to ensure the best support and delivery is offered to our stakeholders
Drive the process of translating the Epicor business strategy within the region into specific HR action plans
Oversee and direct the team in the management of complex employee relations’ issues and ensure that company policies and processes are maintained in accordance with all applicable regulatory bodies
Consult with business leaders and managers to make informed HR decisions consistent with business objectives and within the legal framework
Monitor and seek ongoing feedback from internal clients to ensure that HR services, programs and processes are effectively meeting business needs and keep abreast of developments in the profession to ensure that innovative and forward thinking solutions are proposed
Drive corporate wide HR programs in the regions including performance management, annual compensation processes, employee recognition and talent development initiatives
Engage and collaborate with your HR peers cross-company; take the lead when requested by the VP of Human Resources in HR Projects and initiatives and ensure the timescales and objectives are understood and then delivered on
Visibly drive employee engagement by championing programs across the region and inspiring managers and employees through regular communication processes
Make recommendations to and partner with HR ‘Centre of Excellence’ functional experts to enhance and execute corporate wide HR initiatives, HR service delivery mechanisms and client specific programs into your respective regions
Oversee the documentation, communication and distribution of HR policies and business processes to all stakeholders
Analyse trends and metrics in partnership with business leaders and the overall HR organisation to develop solutions, program, policies and create greater business awareness
Undertake due diligence and lead people integration projects around any potential mergers or acquisitions inside the regions
Create project plans and lead critical projects for the business and HR
Advise and/or consult with the VP of Human Resources on significant issues that pose a potential legal risk to the company or jeopardize the achievement of the business objectives
Champion change management strategies as well as role model leadership and behavior to implement successful change in the organization. Create change management communication strategy
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead and develop HR team members across a large and dispersed geographical region. They will effectively envision, develop and implement new strategies to address competitive and complex business issues and have proven ability to build and maintain effective and trusting partnerships and relationships at all levels. Experience in a multi-region, multi-cultural enterprise software company would be very advantageous.
Degree or equivalent in HR management Professional Qualification
10+ year’s HR experience, including experience throughout Europe/Asia
Demonstrated experience in managing & motivating teams
Experience supporting global sales team is a plus
Self-starter with high intellect, good communications skills, and strong organizational and time-management skills
Excellent consulting and client management skills
Effectively envision, develop and implement new strategies to address business issues
Experience working in a fast paced, changing environment
Ability to travel internationally as required, estimated 25%