International HR Leader — EMEA and APJ

DigiCert, Inc.
Lehi, UT

International HR Leader — EMEA and APJ

Capetown, South Africa

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Job Description:
The Head of HR for EMEA and APJ is responsible for working closely with the Head of People and COEs to drive HR priorities, ensuring HR global solutions are developed, aligned and delivered to meet business requirements and strategy. The successful candidate will need to be a big nimble and adaptable in their approach, willing to challenge and be proficient at managing competing priorities while executing and producing results.


Responsible to partner with our EMEA/APJ Executives and leadership to align our HR programs and processes to meet their business needs, while partnering with DigiCert’s HR leadership team to implement organizational initiatives, facilitate organization and leadership development efforts, drive employee engagement, and work with employees and managers to resolve employee relations issues and address root causes

Part of the HR leadership senior team- unique opportunity to ensure the complete and effective implementation and administration of all people programs outside of the US- across comp/ben, business partnering, organizational development and talent acquisition

Responsible for being the frontline to our people-  supporting managers and functional leaders in achieving their outcomes and being the front line of HR support for over 600 people outside of the US.  Facilitate and provide guidance to management teams in HR matters, direct staff on HR functions, and develop, interpret and implement policies and procedures according to in region statutes and requirements

Responsible for developing and implementing a company’s human capital agenda outside of the US, establishing accountability, identifying solutions to resolve problems and fostering a diverse workplace that enables all to contribute to the organization at their full potential

Ability to drive consistency, sharing and influencing best practices, policies, and systems; including taking the lead on global projects

Excited about the opportunity to manage a complex international footprint, over six major locations outside of the US with over 600 employees in total.  Requires willingness to travel and ability to be a strong advisor/contributor virtually

Manage a team dispersed ‘in region’ team members and effectively liaise with the HRLT located in the US.  Must be able to be effective in a matrixed environment

Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to present ideas in business-friendly

Self-motivated and directed

Strong analytical, evaluative, attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

Customer service oriented

Ability to work in a collaborative environment on-site and remotely

Required Qualifications:

Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

8+ years experience in a multi-national or related human resources environment at a senior level, ideally in a fast-growing, global tech company; ideally in a fast-growing, global tech company (major plus if experience in EMEA and APJ)

5+ years of experience in a management role

Communication: ability to speak, read, and comprehend the English language

Microsoft Office experience; able to prepare professional standard presentations on PowerPoint and perform data manipulation in Excel

Strong understanding of and ability to interpret local employment law across DigiCert’s six major locations outside of the US

Hands-on experience in the HR function with responsibilities in recruiting, employee relations, and performance management

Experience working in an HRIS system, preferably with ADP and/or other Global HR systems

Experience working in an applicant tracking system

Bonus Experience:

Experience working in and/or knowledge in the web security and/or IT tech industry space is preferred

About DigiCert:

DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions for a connected world. The most innovative companies, including the Global 2000, choose DigiCert for its expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments at any scale through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. The company has been recognized with dozens of awards for its enterprise-grade management platform, fast and knowledgeable customer support, and market-leading growth.

DigiCert also provides a fun, casual, and flexible environment that emphasizes employee success. For our efforts, we have been awarded the Utah Best of State, Utah 100, UV50, Utah’s Best Places to Work, Best Companies to Work For, and the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. To help our employees thrive at work, we provide a fully stocked break room, catered lunches, generous benefits packages, competitive wages, and fun family activities outside the office. Each day, our employees are empowered to share their talents to help shape a better and more secure digital future for our world. If this appeals to you, come join an outstanding business with equally exceptional growth and opportunity!

Some DigiCert Benefits:

Generous medical, dental, life, vision, and disability benefits

401(k) plan with employer match

Flexible spending plan

Educational assistance

Gym membership

Quarterly activities

DigiCert is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, DigiCert prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.