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HR Director CEEBB

Job Name

HR Director CEEBB






Human Resources

Reporting Line:

Managing Director, CEEBB Cluster

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Amy Geng

About the role

Your Opportunity
  • You will help deliver innovative regional and country led people strategies that fearlessly propel the people agenda across the CEEBB cluster (Poland, Czech, Hungary, Baltics & Balkans).
  • You will be a collaborative business partner to the Managing Director and Executive team, understanding the needs of the business and building capability to achieve the levels of growth we aspire to.
About You 
  • You are an authentic, approachable and inclusive person who acts with purpose and a Global mindset. 
  • You have an understanding of Commercial drivers and the capability to inspire people to deliver growth and transformational change while always doing the right thing. 
  • You have a strong track record in creating & operationalizing HR strategy, attracting, engaging & retaining talent and building strong diverse teams


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Develop and deliver the people agenda from Regional  HR strategy to cluster and country level execution
  • Be an instrumental business partner to the CEEBB Managing Director and Executive team, understanding the inner workings and needs of the business in order to seamlessly execute Regional and Global people strategies
  • Provide authentic and inclusive leadership. Be an open executive coach and mentor, to further support the growth, history, culture, and heritage of the company
  • Ensure brilliant execution of the people strategy and make sure the talent development strategy meets business needs, creating an effective and efficient environment, fostered by people who feel strongly engaged in the values, culture, and aspirations of Bacardi.  
  • Ensure the recruitment, engagement, and development of top talent across CEEBB
  • Encourage strong values-based performance culture through rigorous performance management and incentives
  • As a member of the leadership team, participate in driving a shared vision and a common sense of purpose across the team, functioning as a true business partner who understands all aspects of the business, not just the People strategy. 
  • Your championing of the matrix structure within the Country will enable collaborative and cohesive decision making
  • Support and lead all people related programs across CEEBB, helping to foster success and a winning culture 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • The capability to quickly grow into an HR Leadership position
  • Broad HR generalist experience with a focus on organisational change and talent management
  • Experience of dealing with legal/labor laws related cases
  • Experience in building and delivering effective people strategies
  • Inspiring and inclusive people leader with drive to continuously improve and develop capabilities within the organisation
  • Experience managing and influencing direct reports and within a matrix organization
  • Understand and work collaboratively with business leaders to enable outstanding results
  • Fluent in spoken and written Polish
  • Excellent skills in building engagement and coaching 
  • Experience in multiple areas of Human Resources preferred
Personal Qualities
  • Global agile mindset with a Fearless, Founders and Family mentality
  • Proactive and hands on person with a collaborative and can-do approach
  • Creative in looking for new innovative solutions
  • Passionate and motivated to drive for results  
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with ambiguity 

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.