Director, HR Business Partner (HID1112)

Europe, Middle East and Africa Europe, Middle East and Africa
HID Global

Location: Amsterdam NL area


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit


This Role


You can expect interesting and challenging assignments, fast paced and varied responsibilities, a collegial work environment, and opportunities for growth and development. Our focus is on partnering with leaders to determine how to unleash talent and potential to drive business success. You will report to the SVP, HR and support executive level leaders and their teams.


Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Senior HRBP who thrives on providing people-centric solutions to solve business challenges. You are a strategic advisor; as such, you are prepared to counsel on everything from strategic organizational design, workforce planning, acquisition integration, to change leadership during times of transition. You have a passion for building relationships and understand the complex challenges leaders face in a dynamic, changing business environment. You are an HR subject matter expert and are adept at defining programs, implementing strategic policies, and choosing evaluation criteria to measure your results against the goals of the HR team and the business.


In this role you will serve as a key partner to the head of the Physical Access Control (PACS) business area and the leadership team driving the people strategy spanning over 1000 employees globally.


You will also closely partner with the Head of HR as a member of the HR leadership team, to co-create and support execution of the company wide people strategy.



  • Partner with leaders to establish plans and deliver solutions in order to achieve strategic business initiatives and deliver results. This includes developing a people strategy that is focused on organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, talent and overall business performance
  • Provide leadership to the team and support functions including coaching, mentoring, and professional development for the company
  • Collaborate with other People team members across the globe in a positive and proactive way

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong HR background (organization development, employee relations, compensation, acquisition integration, management development and coaching), minimum 7+ years of progressive HR experience
  • Master at coaching. Good influencing skills and the ability to assert an “unpopular” opinion when necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to diagnose the systemic issues and look at holistic solutions
  • Experience advising and counseling managers on how to identify and attract key talent, develop succession plans, utilize recognition and rewards to incent behavior, and help managers drive performance improvement and career growth within their teams
  • Ability to collaborate, contribute and thrive within a fast-paced team environment
  • Must be able to navigate through ambiguity and constant change
  • Must be able to work across in a matrix organization
  • Strong project and process management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in organizations of high growth and global complexity.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • B.S./B.A or equivalent in HR, business or related field. MBA and/or PHR/SPHR preferred


Ideal Candidate

  • You get stuff done…fast and smart yet making sure that your key stakeholders are with you.
  • You like to take initiative. You enjoy working with a diverse group of opinionated people who work together to reach a common goal. You can understand and align new initiatives to company strategy. You listen extremely well to uncover business requirements that will help define your programs. You develop relevant and compelling strategies which you can easily translate into actionable plans.
  • You work well with others. You know the nuances of when to let others speak, and when/how to insert yourself—without ego—and always remain focused on identifying and solving the business problems at hand. You understand that influencing requires winning both hearts and minds. You also have experience working at all levels of the company, up to executive leadership. You know how to tap into your network and marshal resources to accomplish your goals.
  • You meet the organization where it is but aren’t afraid to challenge the way things are done. You have a knack for looking at things from new or different perspectives. You are willing to challenge how things are done and take the best of the past to build something new and better for the future.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.