HR Program Manager- Mergers and Acquisitions



HR Program Manager- Mergers and Acquisitions

Location: Galway, Ireland 

Job ID: 14322


AS our HR Program Manager, you will lead HR due diligence and integration planning and execution efforts for HID Global acquisitions. This role will partner with the internal HID Global HRBP’s, COE functions, Corporate Development integration leaders, and acquired leadership teams through all phases of the Mergers and Acquisitions project.


This role will have a global scope, supporting acquisitions across all geographies and business areas. The ideal candidate will excel at being a self-starter, problem solver, possesses a high degree of judgment and capability of working collaboratively on often highly ambiguous matters. You will be a seasoned HR leader, with experience across multiple HR functions as well as geographies. As well as have a passion for owning and driving process and operational improvement.


The right candidate will possess program/project management background with demonstrated experience leading simultaneous initiatives as well as extensive experience across the breadth of Human Resources workstreams. Our team works in a fast-paced, global environment and someone who can influence across a wide range of HR and business professionals at all levels will be well-suited for this role.



As our HR Program Manager, you’ll support HID’s success by preforming the below:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


  • Working on Continuously improving the M&A program & tools by identifying ways to improve the employee or customer experience.
  • Provide hands-on support and project management in all HR matters for M&A deals from due diligence through integration phases and ultimately through transition to business HR teams.
  • Partnering with key HR subject matter experts to deliver solutions for integration issues such as: immigration, recruiting, benefits, compensation, payroll, time and attendance, retirement plans, HR compliance, employee relations, organization design, diversity & inclusion, talent management, and performance management.
  • Driving appropriate M&A and country due diligence and integration activities, including job leveling together with other relevant HR functions.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders by helping to resolve any issues/questions.
  • Ensuring MIRO tools, best practices and lessons learned are documented and communicated within the internal HR teams.
  • May be required to support other related HR Projects and Programs
  • Travel as needed, sometimes on short notice (frequency will vary)


What we will love about your background:


  • Excellent presentation and meeting facilitation skills
  • An energetic attitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • A self-starter mentality, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without direct supervision
  • Comfortable in developing effective relationships with multiple stakeholders, senior leadership, and teams across the organization
  • Has a flexible approach to change
  • Strong planning and organising skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines


Your Experience and Education include:    


  • Degree level in Human Resource or equivalent qualification 
  • Proficiency in project planning methodologies and tools 
  • Prior experience supporting project implementation required
  • Prior experience in M&A due-diligence required
  • Minimum 2-3 years HR Operations experience and working knowledge of best practice HR processes


Work Requirements: 


  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • International travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  




We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Galway, IE, H91 YPN7

Human Resources
Mid-senior level