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Human Resources Director

My client a global financial services provider operating in the banking space is currently seeking an experienced HR Director to oversee their Irish HR operations. This role will sit on the ExCom.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate HR leader with a proven track record.

Fantastic opportunity for join a company in a substantial growth phase in their journey.


  1. Designing, implementation, leading the firms D&I strategy

  2. Developing, implementing, maintaining the firms resourcing plan

  3. Leading recruitment – both internal talent acquisition team as well as external recruiters – as well as clearly defined resourcing metrics

  4. Managing disciplinary processes

  5. Maintenance – ensuring suite of job specs, objectives, people SLA/KPIs and procedures remain are in place

  6. Leading the firms learning and developing strategy

  7. Leading H&S strategy and implementation

  8. Remuneration – overseeing payroll (which is done at group level) but also recommending the firms remuneration strategy to board

  9. Ensuring that all relevant people policies are in place

  10. Leading the firms engagement narrative

  11. Designing the firms resourcing plan by working with the business leaders within the firm to determine present (and future resourcing needs) and associated RAG status


  • Action orientated hands on leader

  • Highly commercial Business Leader with extensive HR Business partner experience – making value add contribution outside simply HR matters

  • Cultural sensitivity to operate in two countries, aligning leadership and seeking to achieve synergies and shared practices.

  • Ideally experience operating across geographies

  • Experienced driving organisational design – demonstrating commercial benefits.

  • Clear demonstration of how they maximise the employee journey – putting their best interests first

  • Strong commercial and strategy capabilities

  • Ideally experience in financial services and regulatory sectors

  • Ideally knowledge of financial services regulatory environment – ideally across UK and Ireland

  • Exceptionally strong leader of others – delivering through others, providing space for the team to flourish

  • Strong team working ethic, collegiate, with a proven ability to build and sustain relationships

  • Experience of improving business performance whilst maintaining defined corporate culture

  • Very comfortable working at pace.

  • Highly driven, determined and resilient

  • Open and transparent approach Complexity

  • Leadership within a complex, multicultural international PLC.

  • Leadership across multiple geographies and regulatory territories.

  • Impact People strategy for Ireland Influence

  • As a member of in country ExCom the role holder will be responsible for driving towards a high performance culture.

  • Actively Demonstrate Company Values

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