HR Director France (m/f/d) at Kärcher

Job description

Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family owned enterprise employs more than 13,500 people in 72 countries and more than 130 companies. Over 50,000 service centres in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2019, Kärcher reached the highest sales in its history with 2.578 billion euros.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Help drive business as HR Business Partner to the board of our French subsidiary (sales & service) with almost 500 people and €240m in revenues ( and lead the HR team with 6 members
  • Coordinate and negotiate with collective labour relations
  • Pro-actively drive strategic HR projects (employer brand, engagement, talent, organisational development etc.), while ensuring reliable payroll delivery, personnel administration and health and safety
  • Ensure continuity of HR IT implementation (SAP SuccessFactors)

Job requirements

Your qualification

  • Academic graduate (M.A. or equivalent)
  • More than 10 years of professional HR experience, of which 3-5 years in a similar position in a global corporation, having worked abroad is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years leadership track record
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, and business and financial acumen
  • Familiar with HR Tech and digital tools
  • Take initiative and emotional intelligence
  • Strong command in English, German is plus



The position offers the opportunity to contribute to a rapidly growing organization that has a sustainable purpose. Thrive and impact the development of our French subsidiary by leveraging your specific HR skills. Develop within our very collaborative and passionate global HR community.



If you feel intrigued by this opportunity, please apply via our online application system at interpool, the exclusively assigned personnel selection expert based in Berlin. If you have any questions, please contact Mr Robert Bowen at +49 - 30 - 40 50 416 12. Please note that due to the international scope of this position, we only accept applications in English.