AVP / Head HR
Experience: 10+ years. | Opening(s): 1 | Location: Mohali | Department: Corporate
UG – Bachelors in any field, PG – MBA (HR)
The AVP/VP – HR / Head of HR is responsible for leading and overseeing the strategic direction of the Human Resources function in the company. The Head of HR is a key member of the leadership team and plays a critical role in developing and implementing HR strategies that align with the company’s overall business objectives and drive organisational success.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Strategy and Planning:
- Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives that support the company’s long-term goals and objectives.
- Drive the development of a comprehensive HR plan, including talent acquisition, talent development, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion.
Talent Acquisition and Management:
- Lead the organisation’s talent acquisition efforts by developing innovative strategies to attract and retain top talent.
- Oversee the development and implementation of effective recruitment and selection processes, ensuring the organisation has a pipeline of skilled professionals.
- Collaborate with business leaders to identify critical skills gaps and implement strategies to address them.
- Establish effective talent management programs, including succession planning, leadership development, and performance management.
- Drive initiatives to enhance organisational effectiveness, including change management, organisational design, and workforce planning.
- Foster a culture of continuous learning and development, ensuring employees have access to training and development opportunities.
- Implement performance management systems that align individual and team goals with the organisation’s strategic objectives.
- Drive employee engagement initiatives to create a positive work environment and enhance employee satisfaction and retention.
Total Rewards and Benefits:
- Oversee the development and implementation of competitive compensation and benefits programs.
- Ensure the organisation’s total rewards package is aligned with market trends and supports the attraction and retention of top talent.
- Collaborate with finance and legal teams to ensure compliance with compensation and benefits regulations.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Developing and implementing compensation and benefits programs
- Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and laws
- Ensuring fair and equitable compensation practices
- Managing the organisation’s overall budget for compensation and benefits
Employee Relations and Compliance:
- Develop and implement policies and procedures that promote fair and consistent employee relations practices.
- Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR-related matters.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations.
- Handling legal issues and disputes in a timely and effective manner
- Managing all aspects of employee relations, including conflict resolution and grievance handling.
HR Analytics and Technology:
- Drive the use of HR analytics and technology to enhance HR processes and decision-making.
- Leverage data insights to identify trends, drive improvements, and measure the effectiveness of HR programs.
- Collaborate with IT teams to implement and optimise HR technology solutions
- Exceptional communication skills in English (fluency in written and spoken)
- Exceptional clarity & speed of thought
- Ability to adapt and take right decisions in sync with the changing business needs.
- Inspiring leadership abilities
- Should be analytical , data driven and must have HR reporting skills.
- HRM Knowledge and expertise
- Cultural Awareness and sensitivity
- Employee experience expertise.
- Tech and Automation savvy
- Approachable, empathetic and always available for the team members
Education and Experience
- Master ‘s degree in Human Resources or related field.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in HR with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position.
- IT software services and product based experience.
- Extensive experience in HR leadership roles, preferably within the IT services industry
- Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data and insights to drive HR initiatives.
- Familiarity with HR analytics and technology platforms.
- Professional HR certifications (e.g., SHRM-SCP, SPHR) are a plus.