Senior HR Business Partner

Amsterdam, Netherlands
06 Dec 2021
26 Jan 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

The Team

Whether it be design, retail, digital or consumer experiences, we are blazing a trail that others follow. Now, we are excited to turn HR on its head. Our HR Next transformation program is kicking off, we're challenging traditional HR practices and creating a groundbreaking strategy, organization and ways of working that keep our people at the heart of everything we do.

HR Next, our program to create a world-class HR team and offering with the consumer at the center, is vital to support PVHs ambitious growth plans. This role is critical in our revolution of HR at PVH.

The Position

We are actively looking for an experienced Strategic HR Business Partner to join our team. Reporting into the HR Director for OMNI Channel the successful candidate will act as a strategic partner for our most senior leaders, focused on the overall effectiveness of their teams to enable business success. This happens through driving, shaping and leading the People Plan for the department, which is aligned with the business strategy. You represent one voice to the business for HR, linking HR experts to the people needs of the department.

You will work in close collaboration with other HRBP's on different strategic HR and business initiatives, also working with 60 passionate HR colleagues, based in Amsterdam.

Key Responsibilities:

  • People Strategy formation: you will work with the senior business leader, their leadership team and HR CoE partners to create the People Strategy for that department;
  • Tangible Impact: share in the responsibility for sustaining and improving business results by ensuring that HR strategies and plans are translated into concrete actions and tangible results. Define, prioritize and measure HR's contribution to business performance as well as monitor and maximize associate effectiveness;
  • Organizational design and development: you will support the business area in ensuring the structure; resources and talent are fit for future requirements. You will focus on diagnosing the root cause of organizational capability gaps and develop appropriate interventions, working in partnership with centers of excellence to design and implement HR Solutions;
  • Change Management; our business doesn't stand still so you will need to be familiar and experienced with change, transition and project management approaches at a high level;
  • You will collaboratewith the senior leader for the business area and their leadership team on key strategic HR processes, such as Team effectiveness, Performance & Development, Talent Management, and Succession Planning, Employee Engagement and wellbeing;
  • Capability development and workforce planning: you will identify the future capabilities required to deliver the PVH strategy and partner with Talent acquisition, PVH University, and business leaders to form and execute a strategy to acquire and build these capabilities. You will facilitate talent reviews; plan for succession and identify the values, behaviors, and skills for future leaders to develop against;
  • HR Projects,you will work with HR Centers of Excellence on business improvement projects that are defined based on identified business needs;
  • Data and Insights: you willinfluencethe business through data and storytelling whilst also keeping abreast of best practice HR thinking;
  • Continuous Improvement; you will actively participate in our HR Transformation, bringing your experience and knowledge of best practice to support the design of our future operating model.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • A completed University Degree, post-secondary education / post-graduate diploma in HR / Psychology / Social Science / Labor law or equivalent in experience;
  • Strong business acumen, commercially focused and curious about developments outside of HR;
  • Solid experience in organizational changes (including organizational design, change management) and HR processes;
  • You have 7 to 10 years of experience as an HR Business Partner within Retail, FMCG, E-com environment.
  • You have built up experience in leading commercial organizations in a combination of B2B and B2C.
  • Change agent; proven experience of initiating, implementing and leading successful change, in partnership with all stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills: ability to communicate effectively on all levels, influence, stakeholder management and drive interdepartmental collaboration;
  • A strong analytical mindset and natural desire for improving solutions across people, processes, systems, and technology; result oriented & forward-thinking;
  • Project management skills: balancing the strategic with being practical and hands-on;
  • Comprehensive understanding of current HR 'best practice' and benchmarks;
  • Business fluency in English (written and verbal);
  • Available to work 40 hours.

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Opportunity to be involved in an industry-leading HR transformation;
  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's PlaceCaf├ęs;
  • A companyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University;
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
  • Asmart work programthatempowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule;
  • A chance to unwind with several social activities;
  • You can get involved with TommyCares programs throughout the year.

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.