Join the movement and find new inspiration

We have an exciting opportunity as:

Manager Organization Development (All genders welcome)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:
Contribute building an efficient organization and improving employee engagement to become employer of choice by developing and implementing concrete plans derived from the P&O strategy.

Your responsibilities:

  • Coordinate employee engagement surveys for the European region, analyze key data, identify European priorities, and suggest concrete improvement measures for the European region.

  • Enhance efficiency in the European organization regarding approval processes, meeting structures, cross-country, and cross-departmental collaboration.

  • Assess current core people processes and devise actions for improvement to build an efficient and high-performing organization.

  • Lead the annual Headcount Planning process by involving all business functions and effectively linking it with the overall Business Plan of Kia in Europe.

  • Lead the People & Organization (P&O) Business Plan process for Europe. Ensure, in collaboration with the European P&O team, the alignment of priorities across subsidiaries to foster a unified strategy within People & Organization.

  • Analyze organizational structures and roles to recommend appropriate evolution to align with the business strategy.

  • Identify competencies and roles needed in the future to support the business strategy while involving and aligning with the business functions.

  • Provide and leverage data-driven insights to evaluate the effectiveness of OD programs, measure impact, and make informed decisions for continuous improvement.

  • Foster relationships across countries and departments, effectively communicate OD initiatives, and collaborate with People & Organization, management, and all stakeholders.

Your talents:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organization Development, Business Administration, Psychology, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).

  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in related fields, ideally including experience in international environments.

  • Strong understanding of organizational behavior, culture dynamics, and change, coupled with a grasp of business processes.

  • Strong conceptual abilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus around fact-based decision-making and scenario planning.

  • Proficiency in data analysis and ability to derive and visualize meaningful insights.

  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adeptly manage multiple projects concurrently.

  • Proficient computer skills (MS-Office).

  • Fluent in English.

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 37 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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