HR Business Partner Director
Wolters Kluwer
London Road, Kingston, GBR
13h ago

HR Business Partner Director

We are looking for a HR Business Partner Director to provide expert leadership for a broad range of human resources programs, to serve as a transformational leader by leading change and shaping our organization’s culture, to be a trusted HRM partner and contribute to the success of one of our high growth global software business, Tagetik.

The HR Business Partner Director works closely with the SVP of HR to lead the development and execution of a human capital strategy in partnership with the CEO and their leadership teams.

The role helps to translate business needs into human capital strategy to support business direction and execute it operationally.

In addition to building relationships and developing an understanding of the business, this role collaborates with a team of HR functional experts in Centers of Excellence (CoE’s) to translate business needs into human capital solutions designed to support the achievement of enterprise or business area goals.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

Provide leadership and development for the Human Resources (HR) team

Provide subject matter expertise to Tagetik

Support talent management processes through active leadership, coaching, recruiting and organizational development activity including performance reviews, talent reviews, training, and cultivation of new leaders through the use of available programs and tools

Develop trusted advisor relationships with key business partners and ensure effective communication with executives and managers across the company to ensure proper focus on HR issues

Develop and implement HR programs that align to HR goals and support the strategic objectives of the business

Provide expert leadership for human resources programs for various areas of HR management including Performance Management, Employee Relations, Organizational Development, Employee Engagement, Organizational Re-design, and Change Management

Partners with HR COEs such as Talent Acquisition, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Development and HR Operations

Manage resources including budgets and talent within the organization

Design and advocate a dynamic people strategy framework that will deliver relevant Development, Leadership, Engagement, Reward and Recognition and Change Management to support the business strategy, culture, and key business function needs

Stay abreast of industry best practices, identifying areas of improvement, recommending, and implementing those best practices to support the corporate goals and development


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field


Minimum Qualifications :

Minimum of 10 years of progressive Human Resources experience, including a diverse exposure to all major functional areas of Human Resource and management of others to achieve desired objectives

Pan European or global experience as a HR professional

  • A high degree of knowledge and resulting credibility to foster the necessary business relationships and build consensus with senior leaders;
  • a leader with significant influence

    Excellent judgment and decision-making skills with the ability to deal with ambiguity and provide leadership to drive solutions

    Effective at leading change and organizing people and activities to effectively and efficiently complete projects and work

    Excellent English languages skills are required, Italian would be advantageous

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Master’s degree is highly preferred

    Experience in Professional Services and B2B Software environments a plus

    A mix of professional work experience in large developed organizations as well as smaller entrepreneurial companies a plus

    Demonstrated analytical, creative thinking and interpretation skills in solving complex HR issues

    Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with a wide range of people at all levels of the organization. Team oriented, cooperative and flexible

    Experienced in partnering with HR Shared Services / COE on various HR Business Processes.

    HR Expertise & Practice : Experienced in applying the principles and practices of human resource management to contribute to the success of the business

    Organizational Leadership : Proven track record of serving as a transformational leader for the organization by leading change and the ability to articulate and shape the organization’s culture

    Navigate the Organization : Proven ability to manage interactions with and between others with the specific goal of providing service and organizational success.

    Experienced in working effectively in a matrix environment

    Know the Business : Strong understanding of the business and the industry. Proven track record of providing direct guidance and coaching to organizational stakeholders (e.

    g., leaders and employees) seeking expert advice. Commercially minded

    We offer

    We are a fast-growing, financially healthy and listed organization. You will join the global HR team and be part of a diverse, global workforce in an international and dynamic environment, with a great collaborative and inclusive culture.

    We offer you a full-time job with a competitive compensation package, attractive and outstanding international career opportunities.

    Furthermore, flexibility in working hours, a commitment to invest in your personal development and a great environment with fun and professional colleagues are also part of the package.

    We are very proud to have been recognized as Dutch Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year!

    For more information about our solutions and organization, visit, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

    Wolters Kluwer continuously strives for an inclusive company culture in which we attract, develop, and retain high-performing, productive, engaged, and diverse talent to deliver on our strategy.

    As a global company, having a diverse workforce is of the utmost importance. We are proud to again be recognized as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity on Forbes America's 2021 list.

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