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Global Head of HRIS

Job Term:
Legal HR, Legal Business Development
Salary Description:
Career Legal
Job Ref:

My client is one of the world’s leading business law firms who is looking to hire a Global Head of HRIS to join their London office, with international responsibility.


The Global Head of HRIS will be responsible for leading the selection, development and integration of all HR systems across the firm. The role will work with senior stakeholders and IT to ensure that business solutions are efficiently delivered, leading change management, coordinating multi country deployment and managing the build of training and communications.


The key duties will include:

  • Developing and co-ordinating the implementation of a global HRIS strategy across the firm.
  • Providing leadership to the global HRIS team by establishing goals and setting objectives, assigning responsibility, setting priorities, monitoring deadlines and reporting progress.
  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of the global HR operational functions and business needs for all HR processes.
  • Collaborating with IT regarding the upgrade and development of HR systems.
  • Creating and implementing HRIS security policies and practices that support business needs.
  • Managing global and regional project teams, leading change management and training activities as necessary.


The Global Head of HRIS requires a candidate with previous HRIS Systems and Project Management experience, preferably in a legal or professional services area. You will have experience in managing full life cycles of HRIS implementations on an international scale and have a good understanding of a full range of HR systems. An ability to facilitate problem solving discussions and effectively manage and mentor a team will be required, as will a confident approach in acting as an adviser and presenting to senior stakeholders on a global platform. This is a fast-paced and changing environment so energy, resiliency, conflict resolution and prioritisation to meet deadlines will be required.



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