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Human Resources
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This role demands a candidate who thrives when working under pressure, is a self-starter, able to offer the Partners strategic guidance and to present to diverse teams with credibility, while being able to manage a large, global team and to create and deliver practical solutions to implement the firm's strategy.


Desired experience
  • You will have substantive and impressive experience and  a demonstrable track record in HR and team management.
  • Ideally you will have operated in a similar Global Head of role for an organisation of a global complex nature.
  • Ideally you will have experience of change management, and driving change management programmes  and communications in a global organisation;
  • Experience of HR transformation projects would be an advantage;
  • Strong demonstrable track record of team leadership within a professional services organisation at a similar level of seniority, including:
    • Recruiting and managing high performing teams
    • Mentoring and developing high potential individuals across a range of locations in a matrix environment
    • Building support for and motivating delivery against shared goals across a complex, matrixed team
    • Sensitive and effective conflict resolution
  • Experience of working in a professional services structure.
  • Experience working effectively and co-operatively with senior stakeholders, across borders and in a matrixed organisation.
Other Qualifications
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
Location of the role
As an international and global law firm, the successful candidate appointed into this role could be based in any one of five of our office locations which are: Frankfurt, London, New York, Singapore or Hong Kong. Please specify your preferred location in your application.  

About the Firm


Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise.  The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; Corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax, pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution.  Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in business professional functions that underpin its business operations.


Our strength comes from our teamwork and working together as a​​ highly talented and collaborative team. Recognising and celebrating the collective effort that drive both the right outcomes for our clients and sustainable success for the firm is an essential foundation for our success.  To find out more please visit www.cliffordchance.com/careers




Equal Opportunities

At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society.

We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.  This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. Find out more here.



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