General Manager-HR Operations

Date of Posting:17-Jun-2013
Company Profile:

METRO Cash & Carry India is a subsidiary of Germany based retail giant METRO AG currently having 14 Wholesale Cash & Carry Stores across India. Headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, METRO Cash & Carry is the largest sales division of the € 67.3 Billion METRO Group, one of the world's leading international trading and retail companies with over 600 stores across 30 countries.

Recruitment open at :METRO Cash & Carry India
Industry: FMCG
Job Description:

The position will support Head HR operations in developing and delivering a business focused employee relations strategy for MCC India.


a. Lead the People Engagement & Development Mandate for all Stores (DC) Units across India. Partner with DC Leadership teams to implement people initiatives & interventions.

b. Develop and implement business focused employee relations strategy (ER Road Map) for MCC India that meets the current and future needs of the organization.

c. Spearhead the New Store Expansion Mandate for MCC India(Timely/ Right Quality Hiring , Training for NSOs, HR Processes Rollout & Implementation)

d. Drive Employee life cycle HR processes across MCC India. (e.g. Recruitment , Employee Engagement , Performance Management, Talent Management , Recognition etc. )

e. Drive Talent mapping and succession planning for critical roles for units in coordination with corporate talent management team.

f. Drive Capability Building Mandate (Functional / Leadership Development) for Units.

g. Analyse and interpret future Employee Relation trends and issues, as well as standards, regulations, and laws to understand their impact on the organisation and prepare and ring fence the organization from future risks.

h. Advise and develop DC HR managers to ensure positive ER climate at the DC. Also ensure the organisation comply with central HR processes, labour regulations & laws.

i. Coach & Develop Line Managers on Key HR Process, Employee Relation Issues, Change Management, Grievances Handling, and Disciplinary action.

j. Institutionalising HR processes & systems at the units to have effective control & compliance.


- Business Heads

- Head HR Operations, HR Central Stakeholders

- Local Regulatory / Labour Compliance Bodies

- NGOs , Local Bodies, Welfare service providers in the Region

Candidate Profile:

- Full-time MBA (or equivalent) from a top B-school in India preferably XLRI / TISS / MDI / SCHMRD / IMT. (2000 - 2006 Batch)

- At least 4 years experience in ER / IR.

- HR professionals working in FMCG / Retail / Manufacturing / Healthcare.

Work Experience:8-12 Years
Location: Bangalore,
Level:Senior Management Level
Reference:CoolAvenues/130617-GM HR
Company Name / Recruiter Name:METRO Cash & Carry India
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