Celanese Corporation : Director, Human Resources Corp Staff Las Colinas, TX
11/07/2012 | 09:02am US/Eastern
Our team of nearly 7,600 accomplished professionals from around the world has put Celanese on the path to becoming the premier chemical company. Their leadership, support and innovation helped Celanese achieve tremendous growth, especially during the past five years. As a global leader in the chemicals industry, Celanese International makes products essential to everyday living. Our products, found in consumer & industrial applications, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia.
Heart of Celanese
The primary factor in Celanese's success is simple --- it's our dynamic, innovative and results- oriented employees who drive Celanese's growth everyday.
Our employees say that working at Celanese is very rewarding. We understand the bottom line. You want to be rewarded and receive benefits for your ideas and innovation. If you join us, you'll find competitive pay, varied professional opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in a growing, global company.
If you're looking for a premier company where you can create immediate impact , contribute to growth and collaborate with colleagues around the world, Celanese may be a great fit for you.
Job Description Overview:
The Director of HR will report to the SVP of Human Resources and will be supporting the Corporate Staffs (finance, supply chain, procurement, business development, corporate affairs, legal, fuels, information technology). Working with the executive team and the HR business partners, this role is responsible for assessing and delivering global HR needs to ensure achievement of strategic and operational business goals.
This role will be responsible for leading the HR team supporting the Corporate Functions. In this role the HR Director will partner closely with the business leaders to deliver against their strategic initiatives, drive necessary change management initiatives to deliver performance, to help build strong and effective talent management solutions so people can reach their full potential and deliver programs so that Celanese can meet and exceed its operational and financial commitments to all stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will possess a background in human resources and be a dynamic innovative leader with functional knowledge in business. S/he will ideally have extensive HR business partner experience in high growth global environments. The individual should have significant experience in coaching executives, leading and developing a team, developing best in class HR practices and leading organizations through change, talent management and culture transformation.
Responsibilities, not inclusive:
Serve as strategic HR partner to approximately six senior leaders
Partner and lead executives in broad organizational design and talent management decisions
Change management initiatives, compensation design and changes in partnership with Centers of Excellence, help to change the culture to align with the strategic direction of the company attracting, development and retention of executives in Corporate Functions
Responsible for oversight of HR staff (~4 direct reports) and overall delivery of HR support
Demonstrate a leadership style that motivates and inspires, embodies the values that attracts top/diverse talent and develops employees to their desired potential
Promotes respectfulness and is viewed as credible by others
Required Education, Experience and Skills
Broad knowledge and experience including, but not limited to, global HR practices, employment law, compensation, talent management, change management, employee relations and recruitment
Experience working in a growing, dynamic corporate environment with a pay for performance culture over the past 15+ years
Ability to analyze complex policy issues, draw correct conclusions and articulate clear and focused solutions
Successful track record of driving HR initiatives through business needs
Excellent communications and operating instincts (both domestic and international), good strategic skills, sound business judgment, and the ability to achieve company goals by leveraging HR expertise
Strong business acumen, intelligence and creativity
A willingness to travel periodically
Ability to operate with a sense of urgency, with proven ability to work across diverse lines of business
Desire to be an outstanding team player with multi-cultural understanding
Strong communication and leadership skills
Education credentials should include an undergraduate degree, preferred advanced degree, such as an MBA
Is resilient; remains calm under stress
Must exhibit high level of confidentiality and professionalism
Has high integrity
2012 Objectives / Goals
Lead the organization design and execution process for the staff functions that aligns activity and results for growth strategies
Evaluate talent across all corporate staffs and determine talent/skill gaps and develop plan to address. Partner with Talent Management to develop and Staffing to acquire skills
Develop and manage new HR team
Support productivity, capacity and safety improvements with leadership in all locations
Work directly with fuels CLT (Client Leadership Team) to improve team performance, dynamics and processes.
Build the capability and engagement of the workforce
Ensure positive employee relations strategies are in place and being executed at each site with low rates of legal issues
Execute on enterprise processes such as TIP (Talent Identification Process) and pay planning to drive the appropriate individual and organization outcomes
Develop and retain high potential and promotable employees
May change as business needs/change, requirements change
Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2011 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.Celanese