Country HR Manager

Job Description


School Degree


Providing international operational and leadership HR expertise locally, your role will see you ensure that the day-to-day delivery of HR services is of the highest quality. Your relationship management skills, attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills will all serve you well in this role, as will your outgoing, approachable person. Reporting to the Regional Head of HR to support local HR and Leadership teams on all people related matters, you will have the opportunity to use your expertise as an experienced HR professional.

Working as part of a wider, close-knit Regional team, you will also collaborate with their Regional HR generalists and specialists around the Region to support the implementation of Regional, and Global HR initiatives into your region.

Key Objectives

  • Actively mentor and coach the local HR team member/s to ensure positive and effective engagement with the local practice a key task of this role is to elevate the presence of HR and to actively support the development of HR team/s in Mumbai.
  • Develop key stakeholder relationships in the India business and provide exceptional, HR Best Practice advice on people matters and appropriate leadership behaviours of an International practice

General HR Objectives

  • To implement regional HR strategies in line with the India business strategy/plan through empowering the local business partner to support future HR strategic implementations.
  • Taking the local business partner with you on this journey, support the Regional Head of HR in implementation of appropriate Global HR initiatives locally.
  • Success will be measured on appropriate support against the current Employee Engagement Survey ResultsAction Plan and supporting leaders in driving positive change in the India businessas well as developing the HR Consultant in Mumbai on how to analyse and manage results in a professional manner that will positively impact the business in the future.
  • Establish the key relation with all staff and identify the additional needs or understand the gaps in the existing procedures or practices (if any) and update them as appropriate.
  • Ensure seamless experience for all the staff and other people associated to management and organisational goals
  • Champion the organisational culture, promoting their vision, values and goals and drive a cohesive and sustainable employment brand


  • As a key member of the India business, providing guidance and direction in People-, and HR related matters to assist local business leaders in driving a high performance culture
  • As a key member of the Regional HR team, ensuring consistency of local, regional and global HR practises through close collaboration with team members in Asia and the Middle East
  • Developing relationships with, and working alongside managers and other key stakeholders in India to ensure the alignment of HR plans within the India business plan framework
  • Owningthe India HR data to ensure that the data, metrics and analysis are of highest quality
  • Owning the employee soft skill, wellbeing and any other needs and develop and identify the training needs
  • Achieves and maintains high morale among employees
  • Lead and Support to get well-trained and well-motivated employees for the business. Ensuring that the recruitment and selection process attracts and retains high calibre talent in line with the business strategies and succession planning framework
  • Working with the Regional Head of HR, utilising Global HR frameworks for talent management, learning development, succession planning, global mobility, employee engagement, retention and remuneration
  • Working alongside managers to ensure the optimal departmental structure and reporting relationships are in place to deliver business objectives
  • Providing support, guidance and coaching key stakeholders in people management and communications of the annual performance management process and coordinating relevant training where appropriate

Naturally, this will be a varied and involved role butresponsibilitieswill include:

  • Leading and managing the local HR team (currently 1 member) to review and drive an exceptionally high standard of HR presence and practice across the office.
  • Ability to coach key stakeholders on adopting situational leadership styles and appropriate behaviours to continue to lead a highly profitable local practise
  • Driving stakeholder relationships through continuous improvement and regular review of internal needs, establishing and maintaining credibility with the local leadership team, demonstrating adaptability to collaborate with a matrix organisation.
  • Maintaining an effective balance between local,regional and global operational HR demands
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative internal HR relationships with the rest of the Regional HR Team (including Resourcing and LD).
  • Developing a positive relationship with Global HR team members as and when required
  • Managing and advising on all recruitment activity (temp, perm, graduate) for India including resource planning, internal vacancy approval, advertising, screening, and initial interview stages.
  • Review local HR policies and Staff Handbook and align these to Regional- and/or Global HR policies and Staff Handbooks to ensure a global HR outlook on how policies and procedures are understood and followed
  • Successful implantation and enforcement of policies across the local practice
  • Working closely with managers and directors to offer guidance on HR policies and processes, with the support of the local HR team.
  • Providing appropriate HR Best Practice advice to managers on matters such as leave, relocation and secondments, disciplinary processes, team management and development.
  • Working with the HR Shared Services (in Europe) to ensure changes in personnel data in the system are appropriately recorded, conducting regular audits of data and implementation of changes made as appropriate.

UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization
PG: Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization

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