HR Manager

Date: 21-Oct-2021

Location: Uxbridge, Greater London, GB

Company: Hasbro

Wizards of the Coast, (‘WotC’) is one of the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game and Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games. Hasbro SA, which is based in Delemont Switzerland, sells WotC products in Europe through its distributor Hasbro European Trading BV, (‘HET’) .WOTC Europe is part of Hasbro European Services and is based in Stockley Park - UK, providing services to HET.

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

Are you a people-centric Human Resources adventurer who is LFG (Looking for a group)? Our European team is seeking its newest member to party-up in our never-ending quest for outstanding Employee Experiences!

The EMEA HR Manager is an expert in their craft. Has passion to deliver sound strategic counselling, while also contributing toward our culture of inclusion, continuous improvement, and scalable, purposeful processes that move the business forward and drive employee engagement.

What you'll do:

  • Bringing employee experience to life by developing and retaining talent and improving organizational efficiency & access to resources, tools and training.
  • Creating and executing the local HR strategies in line with regional and global HR strategic intents and business needs
  • Collaborate with business groups across EMEA and North America to assess, build and implement innovative solutions for employee engagement, development, and performance.
  • Lead and Support our EMEA growth in Talent Management, Organizational Design, Management Development and Career Progression.
  • Leading and execute the EMEA recruitment and retention strategy identifying areas of opportunity as well as opportunities in the market
  • Provide timely & proactive mentorship and leadership coaching to resolve employee issues and concerns.
  • Help identify and support special projects and HR programs, and any other activities that may be specified by our team & business priorities.

What you'll bring:

The successful candidate has a history as a trusted advisor to their client groups; coaching Leaders and Managers of varying seniority, helping develop talent plans, and counselling employees on day to day issues.

Key Capabilities:

  • Inclusive – to build and help evolve culture, integrate equitable practices, and foster accountability
  • Curious – with a constant pulse on the latest HR trends, industry news, and intelligence insights to modernize our approach.
  • Collaborative – able to build trust, partner, and advise peers and leaders of all levels.
  • Empathetic - delights in providing outstanding experiences for leaders and employees.
  • Organised – with an eye towards continuous improvement to build & execute efficient, simple, and scalable processes.


  • Experience in an HR role, or comparable experience in other positions providing relevant employee support.
  • Significant experience as HR generalist in an international environment
  • Significant experience in coaching and advising leaders at all levels
  • A Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a focus in business, HR, or related fields. 2-year degree and Equivalent additional work experience may be substituted.
  • Experience developing HR programs from concept to implementation with a data-lead eye on impact.
  • Expertise with HR software, strong project management and analytical skills.