People Services Director - Chiswick

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Active since 04-10-2018 Job category Human Resources
Location Chiswick Level Executive/Director
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 Salary -

Job Description:

DaVita International is looking for an experienced People Services (Human Resources) Director to oversee and manage HR operations for locations spanning EMEA, APAC and LATAM. This role will work closely with the business and leadership to drive business results through effective management of human capital across the business and around the world. This role reports to the Chief People Officer of DaVita International and will be based in London. International travel will be required.

To have success in this role, the candidate...

  • Will need to be able to work in a collaborative, fast paced environment
  • Will be able to demonstrate an excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Will have the ability to interface at all levels, drive partnerships, and manage numerous initiatives
  • Will be a self-starter with experience running end-to-end HR processes
  • Will have the ability to multi-task and influence change
  • Will be a compelling communicator – persuasive and confident in his/her communication and able to relay complex information
  • Will be able to identify critical issues of problems or opportunities and determine possible solutions
  • Will manage a small team of direct reports and have indirect influence on local, in-country hr leaders


  • Oversight of HR operations in various countries throughout the organization, partnering with local hr teams and acting as a true business partner to the country GMs
  • Lead hr operations, providing consistency across countries yet allowing for country specific needs
  • Actively participate in development of the overall hr strategy and the hr strategic plan – leading the rollout and execution of various programs and initiatives throughout the countries
  • Manage initiatives and processes across all HR core functions; direct oversight of global mobility, recruiting, onboarding, compliance, payroll support, benefits and general hr administration
  • Manage end of year talent management and compensation cycle
  • Develop and manage programs to support employee growth and engagement
  • Establish and maintain employee relations protocols to ensure sound judgement and legal compliance while managing risk effectively
  • Execute ad hoc HR related projects/programs


  • Exceptional experience in leading an HR operations function
  • International experience and experience interacting with people around the world is required
  • Consulting background is highly valued
  • Understanding of laws and government regulations relating to countries/regions around the world would be a beneficial
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field required, MSc/MA highly valued
  • 10+ years HR experience
  • 5+ years’ experience managing people
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Human Resources
Industry / Industries Medical / Health
Region London
Keywords London; England; United Kingdom; Global; International; Human Resources; HR; People; Operations; Strategy; Compensation; Analytics; Recruiting; Compliance; Employee Relations; Healthcare

Contact information

Name Andrew Preusch