gm hr in chennai

randstad india
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chennai, tamil nadu
Consumer durables & electronics
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randstad india

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gm hr in chennai

1) Job Title

  • Overall Responsibility (Summary)

General Manager – Corporate HR

A people-oriented and results-driven individual to oversee all aspects of human resources practices and process for the Corporate Office, develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy and make the company  India an ‘Employer of Choice’.  

2) Working Relationships:


  • Reports to whom?
  • Supervises whom?
  • Peer Relationships



  • Controller / Director – Finance, HR & IT
  • HR & Admin,
  • HOD for Corporate Office and BU HRs
  1. Dimensions: (if applicable)
  • Company Turnover?


  • INR 1,600 Crores

4)   Principal Duties &        

  • Finalize and execute the HR Strategy & Vision of the Company aligned with the business priorities
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital by establishment of a talent management framework (attract, retain, develop)
  • Ensure that appropriate HR systems, HR processes and HR advice are in place to enable continuous improvement and effective and optimal management of  employees (Hire to Separation)
  • Issue HR & Administrative Policies and Procedures
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Alignment with Group HR (based in Singapore)
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process
  • Drive the transition of company from legacy HRMS application to a re-vamped HRMS which caters to the evolving strategic business needs
  • Bridging management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues
  • Integrate and standardize HR processes across the company (CO and BUs) and bring company's BU HR’s under a unified approach
  • Drive the branding of company as ‘An Employer of Choice’
  • Manage CSR Initiatives for the company as a whole by seamless alignment and integration with the 3 Business Units
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Establish a Learning & Knowledge Sharing Hub - Platform for innovation which will enhance organizational productivity
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs
  • Develop and implement Employee Engagement programs to improve productivity, work quality and retention of employees.
  • General Administration of the Corporate Office
  • Preparation of presentations for management meetings
  • Assisting the Controller / Director – Finance, HR & IT in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders and board members
  • Foster and nurture healthy relationships with the BUs to encourage an amicable and positive working environment
  • Drive innovative projects relating to automation, process-efficiency etc. and mentor the team in their monthly activity goals
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management
  • Manage, co-ordinate and drive Corporate Office events, Annual Corporate Office Day and other key events for the company


5) Mandatory Skill Sets

Key Soft Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Responsiveness
  • Team Management
  • Timely Decision-Making
  • Taking up ownership
  • Taking initiative


  • Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Influencing and Driving Change
  • Pro-activeness
  • Skillful Negotiation
  • Mentoring


Technical Skills:

  • HR & Labour Laws in India
  • Corporate Law
  • HR Software
  • Talent Management Systems
  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Interviewing
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation & Benefits Management
  • Scheduling & Budgeting
  • Project Management


6)  Mandatory Education &       


Education: MBA (HR)


Experience: 7 - 10

  • Recent 3 years of experience should be of designation of Senior Manager or above
  • Minimum 5 years of Corporate Office working experience
  • Experience working with multinational companies and international colleagues
  • Proven experience in managing HR policies and procedures.
  • Prior experience of implementing HR Management System