Head of HR, Alicante

Our client is a well-known listed business within the travel, distribution and logistics sectors with an enviable track record of high growth of over 25% per year over the past five years. This highly successful international business has a strong footprint across its key markets in Europe and is now searching for a Head of Human Resources, International, to be based in Alicante, Spain. The Head of HR, International, will lead the overseas HR operations for the business with a focus on improving the overall business performance in line with the Overseas HR Operation and Strategy and will deliver proven HR methods and systems as the business continues to increase in size.

Key responsibilities will include developing and ensuring the People plans for the business are in line with the overall HR Strategy, and being accountable for all HR projects internationally in line with People plans and business improvements. The role will advise on employment matters ensuring they are managed and resolved at the relevant and appropriate levels, with full engagement and commitment and will mitigate all potential complex case law claims that could compromise the future commercial position of the business. The role will lead and develop a HR team to ensure the delivery of accurate support, guidance and coaching at the appropriate level to Managers and relevant Stakeholders within all business areas.

We are seeking a hands-on HR professional with a true breadth of HR expertise and an HR technical background. A depth of expertise in Spanish employment law is essential and an up to date knowledge of European employment law is preferred. We are seeking an individual who will excel working in a key, visible role in a fast paced, dynamic environment, able to react with pace. The business is very agile and there is every opportunity to own and deliver on key activities. A highly pragmatic approach and a can-do attitude will be essential.

Language fluency in both Spanish and English are essential for this role.

This role is based in Alicante with considerable travel across the European region.

Candidates based outside of Spain with relevant Spanish or European experience will be considered for this role if they are open to relocation to Alicante.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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