Director - People Strategy and Strategic Business Partner

وصف الوظيفة

We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can learn and grow together. As the Director – People & Culture Strategy and Strategic Business Partner, you will play a pivotal role in driving the strategic agenda for the People & Culture Function within the Operating Unit. This leadership role requires a strategic thinker, adept at partnership across various levels of the organization, and possessing a strong background in project management, organizational development, talent management, and change leadership. This role is ideal for an HR professional with a passion for business and the ability to foster a growth culture in a shared-service HR model.

What You’ll Do For Us

  • Business Planning: Collaborate across OU Strategy team, Strategic Business Partners, and Centres of Excellence to develop an integrated People & Culture business plan. Manage ongoing governance of initiatives, including budget, resources, and communication.
  • Influence and Communication: Effectively influence stakeholders within and beyond the function concerning policies, procedures, and practices. Communicate regularly with internal and external parties, including senior executives, customers, and vendors.
  • Strategic Project and Program Management:
    • Design and lead strategic HR projects and programs, ensuring meticulous planning, execution, and evaluation to drive organizational effectiveness.
    • Lead and optimize HR function routines, such as weekly and monthly People & Culture network routines. Ensure scorecards are in place, track OKRs, and translate insights into actionable plans.
  • As a strategic business partner with Operating Unit:
    • Facilitate the team effectiveness and reinforce networked ways of working
    • Act as a coach and trusted advisor to the leadership team, and building capabilities.
    • Co-accountable for shaping and executing Talent & Development, Culture and Total Rewards agenda in the location and with client stakeholders network
    • Lead the continuous evolution of our Diversity and Inclusion strategies, ensuring practices meet organizational goals and targets.
    • Collaborate with People Services for compliance and the continual advancement of people systems, policies, and procedures.
    • Continue building People Management capabilities through processes related to Employee Experience, Performance Enhancement, Well-being, Rewards & Recognition, and Engagement.
  • Agile and Dynamic Resourcing: Dedicated availability to participate in Dynamic Resourcing and Agile initiatives to ensure responsive adaptation to strategic needs.
Qualifications & Requirements

  • Education: Graduate degree required, an MBA in HR or Business Management preferred.
  • Experience: 10+ years of experience in HR, Consulting, Organizational Development, and Talent Management within a multinational company.
  • Understanding / experience in the Middle East region is preferred
  • Mastery in business and people decision making through a data-driven and fact-based approach.
  • Proven capability in developing People & Culture strategies
  • Expertise in project development, managing high-impact projects, and formulating executive business cases.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage diverse and multiple stakeholders in a matrix and multicultural environment.
  • Strong ability to understand, balance, prioritize, and formulate compelling strategies that align with business needs.

This strategic role anticipates a dynamic, forward-thinking leader passionate about organizational effectiveness and leading in a high empowerment, high-performance environment. The ability to navigate complex scenarios and foster a culture of innovation and inclusion is paramount.

What We’ll Do For You

  • Commitment to Diversity: We are paving the way to create change in the industry and our leadership is committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Global Network: Expand your global network by developing, learning, and growing with our top talent and connections around the world.
  • Community of Belonging: We’re an organization that believes our ability to continually grow and build the right atmosphere where people feel safe and empowered, lets you bring your best self to work.  


Onboarding; Performance Management (PM); Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS); Succession Planning; Leadership Training and Development; Recruiting; Project Management; Talent Acquisition; Group Problem Solving; Communication; People Management; Conflict Resolutions; Coaching; Human Resources (HR); Change Management; Workforce Planning