Clifford Chance is one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. The Dutch firm, one of the key players of Continental Europe, have been providing clients with the highest-quality advice and legal insight for half a century and are committed to be the law firm of choice in the Netherlands for the world’s leading businesses and the best talent of today and tomorrow. Clifford Chance’s strategy recognises that the world they operate in is changing and that they too must be ready to change if they are to continue to lead and shape their sector.
In line with this we are looking for an ambitious and talented HR professional for the Amsterdam Office in the role of:
Head of HR
As Head of HR you are responsible for all HR organisational and people related matters within Clifford Chance in the Netherlands and you will be a full-fledged sparring partner to the Office Managing Partner, the General Manager and the Practice Area Leaders to shape the ambitions of Clifford Chance together. You will lead, advise, challenge, and guide them on HR matters in a proactive way.
The HR department consisting of 10 employees is based on 5 pillars containing: Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partnering, Resource Management/Staffing, Compensation & Benefits and HR Direct/HR Services (including Workday). The Head of HR is overall responsible and will have the unique opportunity to coach and further develop the HR team.
As Head of HR your key responsibilities are among others to deliver an innovative, clear and futureproof people strategy. A people strategy which is based on the global people and talent strategy, together with any additional regional or local HR strategic priorities. The main focus will be on Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Leadership Development, Career Progression and Compensation.
Additionally you will be an active member of the Regional HR Leadership Group in which best practices are shared internationally and are actively involved in cross-border HR projects.
The Head of HR has extensive and thorough knowledge of HR, is an experienced and inspiring HR expert and a modern and senior professional with a strong HR vision.
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