At Maersk we have a vision that’s larger than the ocean : to be a true integrator of container logistics connecting and simplifying our customers’ supply chain through global end-to-end solutions.
We count on our people to make it happen.
That’s why we are building a new global HR service enabled by new technology : to make sure we deliver great experience to our people, so they can deliver great experience to our customers.
The HR of the Future will work across brands, geographies and cultures to support one global Maersk. Next to the Centres of Expertise and the Strategic Business Partners, the People Partnering Organisation is the largest part of the new HR organisation and the closest to our people.
Lisbon, Portugal, covering Europe & Africa; and San Jose, Costa Rica, covering the Americas.
We are looking for a People Partner for the Central America Region who can support all the brands including APM Terminals and Maersk.
The position will be located in Panama City, Panama to support HR leaders and colleagues as part of the new People Partnering Organisation across the Americas.
About the position and what we offer
The People Partner name says it all : you will partner with and support people in transitioning to the new HR organisation.
You will primarily work closely with the Maersk, APM Terminals and Inland Service Leadership Team, also will provide support to the Regional Hub located in Costa Rica.
This opportunity is unique, as you will support our HR leaders in a time of great transformation with advice and guidance in building a new Regional People Partnering team.
You will also support in implementing the new HR processes and technology across countries in the region to deliver HR services to the business.
At the operational level, you will work with local stakeholders and help with practical matters, such as ensuring contracts, support the delivery of the HR annual cycle and the transition to the new HR service delivery model.
At a regional level, you will oversee the transition of the current HR organisation into the new People Partnering model.
This means you will be the main point of contact for our HR colleagues working in the countries in the region, supporting them in delivering this transition locally.
You will also collaborate with the Regional Project Manager, the Change & Communication and Organization Design workstreams within the central Project Team, and the Global HR Business Partner for the HR function.
The role is based in Panama City, the People Partner will have a flexible work location between the locations of the APMM Group in Panama.
The People Partnering hub is a truly international HR support centre where you will work alongside, learn from and build lasting relationships with colleagues from all over the world.
By supporting our HR leaders in building this hub, you have a unique opportunity to influence the vision and delivery of the People Partnering Organisation.
Joining Maersk, you will become part of the global family of the company that moves 20% of global trade everyday all the way, where one of our core values is Our Employees.
It goes without saying that we value diversity : we thrive on the diversity of our talent in all its forms and we see it as a strength in building high-performance teams across brands, cultures and locations.
What we are looking for
We hope the position sounds as exciting to you as we see it. Before the checklist of skills and qualifications, we’ll start with the must-have : you must be willing and able to relocate to Panama for this role, as one of your key responsibilities it to support building the new People Partnering Organization to be able to deliver HR services to our business in the Americas.
This is a unique opportunity in a time of great transformation, so you should ideally enjoy working at a fast pace, dealing with change and a touch of uncertainty.
As someone in our team said : you should feel comfortable changing the wheel while the car is in motion.
You should genuinely be a people’s person and we truly mean this. Your daily job will be supporting different stakeholders and we need you to be passionate about helping and working with others, both at a more strategic and a more practical level.
As for the skillset and experience, we are looking for :
You have been reading so far, we’re are glad to see you are interested. If you are ready to take on the challenge, we look forward to hearing from you!
Last application date : July 21st, 2022
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People Partner, Central America