Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

Our client is seeking to appoint a Director of HR to run the day-do-day Human Resources function across the company. Based in Malta and reporting to the CEO, the Director of HR will be responsible for the development and implementation of the HR strategy across the group of companies.

 

Responsibilities:

The Director of HR will support and offer guidance on the best HR practices to the functional heads to ensure an engaging working environment in compliance with the division’s corporate values, best practices as well as government regulation and legislation.

Responsibilities will include recruitment, engagement and retention as well as creating innovative procedures and initiatives to improve the employer brand. The Director of HR will also be responsible for the development of initiatives and for the completion of matrices, as well as to support the division’s human resources services in relation to training and development programmes. The Director of HR will also be responsible for the company’s performance appraisal system and ensure alignment with the market trends in terms of salary increment and reward structure model.

The Director of HR will be an active member of the company social committee to develop activities which enhance a sense of belonging and are relevant to the existing workforce. Finally, the Director of HR will work hand in hand with HR at the group level to create joint collaborations.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six years experience in an HR Management position. The chosen candidate will have proven knowledge of local and EU legislation on employment and industrial relations as well as be proficient in the use of IT tools and applications. He/she must have the ability to plan and think analytically, evaluate data and develop programmes to implement and validate corporate strategy whilst working in a collaborative and collegial environment. Moreover, the applicant should have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels, including during difficult or challenging circumstances, be confident to work on own initiative and with limited supervision, have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills and finally be business oriented. Qualification in human resources or similar will be considered an asset.