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Senior People Director (m/f/d) China

Changshu, Jiangsu Sheng, ChinaKarcher China

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher, is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family owned enterprise employs more than 15,600 people in 80 countries and more than 150 companies. More than 50,000 service centers in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2022, Kärcher reached the highest sales with 3.161 billion euros in its history. 

For the Greater China Region, with the main holding based in Changshu / Jiangsu Province, we are currently hiring a

Senior People Director (m/f/d) China


  • In this future-oriented position you will be responsible for designing and implementing a progressive human resource strategy as well as a standardized end-2-end people process for the Greater China Region with up to 1000 employees in the fields of production, sales and engineering.

  • You will lead and guide an ambitious team of 10 experts within the areas of business partnering, HR projects and services. 

  • You will proactively drive strategic HR projects (performance and talent management, employer branding, talent acquisition, digitalisation, organizational development etc.), while ensuring profound business partnering with the management, as well as reliable and efficient administrative services.

  • As a primary contact to the international HR community within the Karcher Group, you will contribute to the global strategy, sharing best practices, learnings, and challenges, thereby building a sustainable and supportive network.

  • Finally, you will establish a strong communication channel to every level of the organization and be a central figure in promoting the organization’s culture and its shared values.

Job requirements

Your Qualification

  • A successfully completed business university degree or higher education (e.g. Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Organizational Psychology etc.) and at least 10 years of professional experience, ideally within an industrial production business.

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience as a People Director/ Human Resource Director in an international matrix organization is required.

  • A strategic and entrepreneurial way of acting and thinking with a focus on modern Human Resources, performance, results and creating business relationships.

  • Strong communication skills in Mandarin as well as fluency in English, both written and verbally.

  • Exceptional leadership skills that foster a collaborative and supportive environment, empowering teams to thrive and achieve shared goals with empathy and sincerity.

  • An outgoing personality, high analytical skills, and the strong desire to add value to the organization.

Our offer.

Our client offers an extremely well-known world market leader brand, a highly supportive structure both on a regional and a global level, a high degree of entrepreneurial freedom, an exciting product portfolio, and a competitive salary as well as employee benefits.


As the personnel consultancy commissioned by Kärcher, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to apply with your CV in English in just a few steps. If you have any questions, please contact Dagmar Adu-Atwere at +49 30 40 50 416 19 and Mareike Rusch at +49 30 40 50 416 17.