European Regional HR Manager

Job Description

Do you consider yourself a seasoned HR professional? Are you well versed across all aspects of human resources including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, organizational/leadership development and more? We’re looking for a dynamic people leader to join our team as the European Regional HR Manager where you will report directly into our Chief People Officer. As the European Regional HR Manager based in our office in the UK, you will be responsible for delivering and supporting our people processes in the UK as well as expansion efforts in Europe. In this role, you will partner with HQ Talent COEs to deliver value-added services to management and employees across Europe that reflects the business objectives and values of the organization. To succeed in this role, you must be able to build strong working relationships across the business, as well as, within the Corporate Talent Function. If you’re equally supportive as you are collaborative and can demonstrate a strong commitment to upholding our core competencies, this might be the role for you!

Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ, iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that was recently named #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. With multiple locations across the U.S. and around the globe, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!

  • Closely work with Corporate Talent functions (e.g. Talent Management, Compensation & Benefits including leave management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development) to ensure alignment in strategies and implementation across Europe 
  • Ensure awareness and compliance with HR policies within the business 
  • Implement/execute HR practices and initiatives within the business including Performance Management Process, Talent Review Process, Objective setting, Development planning, Succession Planning,  workforce planning, etc 
  • Assess, monitor and address employee questions and concerns 
  • Advise and bring resolution to employee relations issues 
  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.  
  • Support processing and maintenance of payroll records in accordance with policies and procedures, as necessary 
  • Lead the onboarding process for all new hiresg 
  • Own on-going professional development for employee population, including reviewing, tracking and documenting compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training. 
  • Maintain compliance with employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; creates and reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance within countries of operations within Europe. 
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. 
  • Create/Revise/update country specific employee handbooks within Europe aligned with overall Corporate Handbookbs required, to adhere to new regulations 
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required. 
  • Serve as a liaison between employees and management to provide counsel to employees and management on employee relations matters to maintain a productive and positive work environment 
  • Coach managers through employee relations issues of varying complexity, providing guidance on conversations with employees, the employee relations process, and potential legal issues (partners with Legal and other relevant stakeholders) 
  • Involve appropriate resources as necessary and conducts and documents employee investigations as needed and ensures timely and responsible resolutiong  
  • Own the full performance management process including objective setting, annual reviews, etc.  
  • Coach managers on assessing and developing talent recommending and monitoring follow-up actions to maximize employee productivity through swift and timely resolution of employee performance issues. Ensure appropriate corrective action steps are taken, including: coaching, verbal/written warnings (corrective action), and Coaching & Development Plans 
  • Partner with management to optimise employee engagement levels by analysing and communicating annual Engagement Survey results and recommend actions to support employee retention 
  •  Partner with Compensation & Benefits on job evaluation and market pricing for job  
  • Manage and maintain HRIS Data providing custom reporting and HR analytics to supervisors and management as needed  
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning. 
  • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS’ policies, procedures, and core competencies. 
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in broad-based human resources function with advanced knowledge of Human Resource discipline 
  • Prior experience working across multiple countries within Europe required. 
  • Fluency in English required; Proficiency in German and French highly desired
  • CIPD level 5 or CIPD Level 7 or SHRM SPHR designation or similar professional certification highly preferred 
  • Knowledge of local/regional employment legislation and regulations in the UK required; knowledge of  France and Germany highly desired 
  • Proven experience in operational excellence and effective and efficient process management 
  • Affinity with numbers and data and a good understanding on how data analysis and reporting support building the people agenda 
  • Outstanding service orientation; sense of urgency; high-level of personal integrity
  • Ability to work independently, while a strong effective team player; commitment to results; solutions oriented; superior organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to present, train, influence, and negotiate. 
  • Strong interpersonal and business partnering skills along with project management and program development skills; effective partnering with stakeholders  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint required 
  • Experience in a high-growth environment is preferred  
  • Prior experience working with Human Resource Information Systems/solution (HRIS) required  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the UK

 

Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ, iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that was recently named #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. With multiple locations across the U.S. and around the globe, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!

 

iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.