Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 306,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 596 locations in 46 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers with an annual sales volume of approx. 9 billion Euros.

In our family-owned company people with various cultural backgrounds work together closely and trustfully. With their ideas and great dedication they contribute to our company’s success.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a

Senior Manager Performance & Talent Management (m/f/d)
Ref.No.: 111_T78_049 | Cologne

As (Senior) Manager, Performance & Talent Management, you will drive European-wide initiatives that have a real impact on advancing the company’s talent trajectory to meet the demands of our fast-growing, changing business. Reporting directly to the Director Talent Management for the Americas and Europe, this role will have a heightened focus on performance management and succession planning. It also requires expertise, design and implementation of talent development, assessment and career planning processes aligned with the global talent management strategy.

Your profile:

  • University degree in HR related studies' social studies (Psychology, Sociology, Andragogy, Business Management), additional education or certificate related to coaching, assessment, development is a plus
  • Minimum of 8 years professional experience in HR development and/or talent consulting in an international business environment, ideally in the automotive industry
  • Experience with HRIS, talent management and/or LMS systems preferred
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills
  • Some experience with designing and implementing talent analytics approaches is a plus
  • Cross-cultural relationship building skills are of advantage
  • Business fluent in English

We appreciate strong leadership skills, a strategic and analytical thinking combined with a strong target- and result-oriented approach. You have excellent communication and social skills. Intercultural sensitivity and working in a global matrix organisation are a matter of course for you. Your business ethics are well developed. You keep effectiveness and efficiency under pressure.

Please send us your application in English.
We are looking very much forward to receiving your application and to get to know you. Please apply via our application portal indicating the above mentioned reference code.

Yazaki Europe Ltd.
Human Resources
Lilian Mirtar
+49 (221) 59 799 7499