Senior HR Manager
My client is a leading international law firm with a strong global footprint, looking to hire a bilingual (French/English) Senior HR Manager to join the Paris team.
The Senior HR Manager will be responsible for leading a small team to deliver a high-quality HR service to partners, lawyers and business services staff in the Paris office.
The key duties will include:
- Leading the implementation of regional and firm-wide people initiatives in the Paris office.
- Taking responsibility for the efficient and effective management of all day to day HR operations.
- Provide HR leadership and expertise on a wide range of generalist issues, considering the strategic and operational impact.
- Providing expert guidance and support to partners to ensure all people issues are resolved.
- Overseeing the recruitment of high calibre graduates
- Supporting lateral partner recruitment and implementing robust selection processes.
- Liaising with learning and development managers to discuss training needs (staff and partners).
- Overseeing talent review, salary review and bonus processes for staff.
- Effectively managing a HR Manager and 3 HR Advisors/Assistants
The Senior HR Manager will be a commercially minded and astute HR professional, with 8-10 years' HR and business partnering experience at a managerial level. You will need to be able to acquire a detailed working knowledge of employment legislation in France, know best HR practice and have an excellent knowledge of ER issues. Having strong influencing and interpersonal skills are a must, as is the ability to lead a team, bringing perspective and a constructive approach to high pressure situations. A CIPD/relevant degree qualification would be ideal and being bilingual in French and English is mandatory.
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