INSPIRATION FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY WORLD Human Resources Business Partner North Africa – Algeria, Egypt, Morocco & Pakistan ROLE MISSION STATEMENT Kantar Country HR Services team is seeking a Human Resource Business Partner to join its team based in Cairo who will be reporting to the HRBP Lead, AME. The incumbent will lead the North Africa HR team in order to deliver on the North Africa Kantar Brands’ visions. Nobody knows consumers better than Kantar. Providing insight and inspiration to help clients flourish in an extraordinary world, we bring together 12 of the world’s leading research, data and insight brands. At the heart of WPP, our global team of 30,000 people in more 100 countries delivers specialist insight, business strategies and consultancy support. KEY OUTCOMES The HRBP is the enabler on people matters. Working closely with the Brand/Function HRD(s)/ Finance BPs/business stakeholders, the HRBP contributes to people strategies by providing analytics & insights to translate commercial challenges into people solutions
Through collaboration with the HRDs, Centres of Expertise & broader CHRS team, the HRBP facilitates cyclical activities as well as Brand/country specific people programmes by consulting, challenging & coaching level appropriate management teams
Strategy and Planning - Strategic Partner and Operations Manager working with the Brand HRDs to build the Brand strategy as a Brand leadership member. Supports the business case with key financial and HR metrics playing an integral part as a member of EXCO within the brands.
Talent & Capability building - ability to apply workforce planning knowledge, engagement strategies and succession management
Organisation & change – redesigning structures around strategic objectives in collaboration with Brand HRDs/Finance. Building organizational change capability
Employee Relations & Engagement – Kantar Employee Satisfaction survey planning & delivery with Brands
Learning and Development - specify capability gaps, facilitate workshops, assessments/coaching & measure learning impact with support of L&L CoE
Performance and Reward - drive & facilitate reward cycles in collaboration with the Reward CoE team, delivery of the cyclical performance activity
Be confident in representing people issues at SA EXCOs, defining strategy and working in close partnership with the team on implementation
Provide mentoring support & direct guidance to the South Africa HR team members
Define and deliver a best in class employee value proposition to teams across North Africa & support the diversity and inclusion agenda in country
Must have an HR qualification (Honours degree or MA HRM/MBA and CIPD qualified candidates would be advantageous)
Must have a minimum at least 7-10 years’ experience having previously operated in a complex, matrix environment. Industry related experience would be advantageous
Must have a solid working knowledge & experience of North African Labour Laws
Previous experience of working in an ‘Ulrich’ model working collaboratively with COEs and centralized Operations teams
Must be willing to travel in the North African region across office locations
Exceptional stakeholder management continuously ensuring the right people are consulted, informed and held accountable for quality delivery
The ability to identify and motivate the very best talent, working as part of the Talent Acquisition team to ensure that we attract & retain exceptional people
Customer focused ability to work independently and drive results, effective communication skills and must have a strategic mind-set.
- HR Generalist - Proven ability to influence management as consultant and Business Partner - Ability to analyse core business challenges and translate into people activity - Business case building skills - Proven coaching ability REWARDS STATEMENT At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. APPLICATION STATEMENT We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in.
If you know you have what it takes please follow the link to apply and join us.
CLOSING DATE 19 October 2017