HR Manager (Liège - Herstal)

Liège Permanent

Updated on 10/05/2024

  • HR Manager
  • Permanent contract

About Our Client

Our client is a worldwide leader for high quality, custom engineered control, structural and system rods and related peripheral parts and systems for the aerospace industry. The company in Liège is in 2021 fully integrated as a business unit of big French company's Aerostructures division.

The company is a global leader in Aerostructure doors and in Interconnection Systems. The company is now in ramp-up mode having grown 40% in 2022 and expecting significant growth in 2023 & 2024 as the aerospace industry deals with a record orderbook on the back of Le Bourget.

Job Description

He/she will have the following responsibilities :

  • Manage an HR Generalist for Recruitment, HR KPI, HR admin, relations with the Payroll provider
  • Take the lead of specific and complex topic as for instance Employer Branding / Career Development / Training & Internal Communication/ Compensation and benefits
  • Advise and coach peers, managers and employees on all HR related issues and questions and more particularly on :
  • Organizational design : act as a consultant on optimization of workforce on site/operations related projects
  • Performance management: give guidance on disciplinary and legal cases providing the legislative perspective, ensure that critical cases are identified and properly managed
  • Recruitment and termination : help and support recruitment strategy and process, difficult face to face relationships (i.e.: resignation, termination, disciplinary cases)
  • Lead actively talent acquisition initiatives (employer image to enhance, recruitment plans to be set up and delivered, integration programs to be extended), in order to contribute efficiently to the planed headcount increases
  • Lead development and career management initiatives incl. managerial development, soft skills programs, internal training systems, talents programs etc.
  • Lead compensation and benefits area/ programs/ tools etc. to support talent acquisition and company performance
  • Lead day to day activities dedicated to HR matters (absenteeism follow up, social climate study…)
  • Lead the local HR policy or HR local project (mobilization, employee involvement, innovation awards or transversal project launched by the HR Group Team)
  • Drive cooperative relations with trade unions incl. annual collective bargaining and deployment of salary increase policy through the respect of legal regulations & laws and the continuation of a constructive social climate on site (and through the respect of the company compensation policy)
  • Support the implementation at a local level of agreements, policies and tools set up at corporate level
  • Act as an advisor for the Site management team including Managing director on the HR matters

The Successful Applicant

Required :

  • Experience more than 10 years in HR with at least one as manager
  • Experience in several domain of HR (Payroll or Labor relations, or recruitment or People development, training)
  • Able to drive the function with key indicator
  • Able to build and lead an HR strategy
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and team work
  • French speaker / English fluent
  • Experience in Automotive and/or aerospace industry experience, nice to have
  • Good knowledge social law and Unions management
  • Already exposed in company turnaround with change management
  • Experience in an international company with matrix's organizations and headquarter/plant relation

What's on Offer

Full package with a company car

Nathalie Libert
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Nathalie Libert
Job Reference

PageGroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity, both as an employer as well as a recruitment service provider. Each recruitment decision we make for people we hire and people we place into new roles is based solely on the candidates’ knowledge, experience and skills.