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Job ID: JR0008795
Job Category: Human Resources
Primary Location: Amsterdam, NL
Other Locations: England, Slough;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Director, HR Business Partner, EMEA

Job Description

Human Resources at Intel Security parallels our business - we are innovators and problem solvers dedicated to finding the brilliant minds and developing the incredible teams that help create the future. In HR our passion is helping all Intel Security employees and teams thrive as they define and deliver the future. Being a part of HR at Intel Security requires you to be bold, creative, take risks, and bring your best possibility thinking to every challenge.  .

This senior HR Business leader will partner with our EMEA Executives and leadership to align our HR programs and processes to meet their business needs.  This individual will partner with the Global HR and functional Leadership Teams to implement organizational initiatives, facilitate organization and leadership development efforts, drive employee engagement, and work with employees and managers to resolve employee relations issues and address root causes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represent HR as a member of EMEA executive staff and coordinate global alignment of HR programs and processes for these organizations in support of their business needs
  • Receive assignments in the form of objectives and determine how to use resources to meet schedules and goals
  • Provide HR presence and leadership to the EMEA Region, facilitating employee usage of our HR self-service model when possible, addressing site level concerns and issues, and working to build and guide effective employee engagement activities locally.
  • Provide guidance to others within the latitude of established company policies
  • Recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that affect immediate organization(s). Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends 
  • Follow processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Frequently interact with supervisors, customers and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company
  • Participate in, and sometimes lead, cooperative efforts among members of project teams
  • Must be able to work independently and take the initiative to address issues on a pro-active basis 
  • Partner with management and recruitment business partners to guide and troubleshoot talent acquisition efforts
  • Contribute to the development and effective implementation of career paths, and employee development programs.

Required Experience/Skills & Education:

  • Ability to confidently make and implement HR decisions in a dynamic, fast paced, high volume and often ambiguous environment.  Ability to navigate through the gray and drive results. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • 12+ years in a Human Resources Business Partner role with proven experience supporting senior leaders at a Business Partner level in EMEA or experience providing HR leadership to EMEA region.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree and/or PHR/SPHR a plus
  • Strong understanding of a range of HR disciplines including compensation, talent acquisition, performance management, employee development and employee relations
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP or similar HR solutions database experience desired.


Business acumen: Intel Security strategy, business and product groups. Strong understanding of Intel Security business and its business groups' main goals and challenges; experience and knowledge of how Intel operates globally.

HR and Legal acumen: Processes, systems, precedence and best practices. Assess issues in the context of an organization's processes, structures and capabilities to develop holistic organization responses.

Business consulting skills: Solid design skills for both the organization and its talent. Ability to coach, mentor and advise where appropriate to help employees grow and develop in alignment with business and personal goals.

Analytical capabilities: Ability to see the interconnectedness and cycles of all that surrounds you as well as draw accurate conclusions from data and determine appropriate interventions to address business challenges.

Stakeholder management skills: Excellent contracting and stakeholder management skills with an ability to collaborate across management levels. Experience working with senior management and Executive levels is an advantage.

Communication skills: Strong interpersonal communications skills, including influencing and ability to encourage evolution.

Leadership/Coaching skills: Strong proven leadership skills and experience in positioning executives to make thoughtful decisions about their organization's mission and goals, and properly allocate resources to achieve those directives. Valuable leadership skills include the ability to delegate, inspire and communicate effectively.


Amazing organizations don't just happen. Vision, strategy and innovation come to life through exquisite execution. Help create the future of Intel Security, where our diverse talent and culture provide the competitive advantage to help Intel Security win big!

Intel Security has amazing opportunities ahead! In the next several months, we anticipate transitioning to a stand-alone company. This will help to position us as one of the largest pure-play cybe rsecurity companies in the world. During this transition, we will continue to have a bold vision to achieve, which we can’t achieve without talented people.

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

Other Locations

England, Slough;

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.

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