HR Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa @ Experian
HR Business Partner - Specialist Functions @ NatWest Group
HR Director, Asia Pacific @ Experian
Queen Margaret's - York
A forward thinking, driven and innovative professional with experience in Financial Services and Manufacturing. Demonstrates the ability to create strong relationships and exert influence at all organisational levels. Proven ability to deliver results in a leadership role within demanding and dynamic environments. Adept at forming and implementing HR strategies in a global matrix organisation as well as
A forward thinking, driven and innovative professional with experience in Financial Services and Manufacturing. Demonstrates the ability to create strong relationships and exert influence at all organisational levels. Proven ability to deliver results in a leadership role within demanding and dynamic environments. Adept at forming and implementing HR strategies in a global matrix organisation as well as possessing broad experience in operational HR. Commercially astute, comfortable with ambiguity and a champion of cultural change
HR Business Partner - Corporate Functions @ HR Business Partner for the Corporate Functions at Experian. I Partner; Finance, Strategic Development, CIO, Legal, Compliance, Risk, Security, Business Continuity, Investor Relations and Audit. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) London, United KingdomHR Manager - 3i plc. Private Equity, Infrastructure and Debt Management @ From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) Head of HR - Corporate Services and Transformation @ I provided HR Partnership to the Corporate Services business (1,400 fte who were spread across Europe, Asia and the USA). This global business provides services to the RBS Group in respects of Security, Resilience, Supply Chain Services, Property and Property Operations. My remit was extended to include the Bank's Transformation business, accountable for reshaping the cost base and culture of RBS.
I sit on the HR Leadership Team for the division and report into the HR Director, Business Services as well as the Director, Corporate Services and Director, Transformation. From June 2013 to September 2014 (1 year 4 months) London, United KingdomHR Business Partner @ Provide HR Partnership within the Group's Business Services division. This division acts as a Service Provider to the rest of the RBS Group.
I partner the Executive leaders of Finance, Risk and Corporate Security, all of which are Global functions.
Transformation projects with a specific focus on organisational design and effectiveness.
Leadership capability development.
Talent and succession management.
Attended Sheppard Moscow's Advanced Business Consultancy Course From September 2011 to June 2013 (1 year 10 months) HR Business Partner - Manufacturing Supply Chain Unit @ Provided strategic and operational HR Business Partnership to two factories and global HR support to the Rotatives Supply Chain Manufacturing function (UK, Germany, USA).
Attended the Rolls-Royce International Business Awareness Course - Vietnam From January 2010 to September 2011 (1 year 9 months) HR Business Partner - Civil Aerospace @ Partnered the Executive Leaders in four global functional groups.
Entered the Rolls-Royce Early Career High Potential Talent Pool From April 2008 to January 2010 (1 year 10 months) HR International Assignment - Shanghai and Singapore @ Provided internal consultancy on how Rolls-Royce should best respond to significant Employment Law changes in the Peoples Republic of China.
Identified the people workstreams for a new Singapore facility.
Identified the strategic approach Rolls-Royce should adopt to Graduate recruitment and development in Asia. From October 2007 to April 2008 (7 months) HR Graduate Leadership Development Programme @ From September 2006 to April 2008 (1 year 8 months)
BA Hons (1st class), Geography @ Durham University From 2003 to 2006 Queen Margaret's - YorkRolls-Royce International Business Awareness Course - VietnamRolls-Royce International Business Awareness Course - Vietnam Sophie Smith is skilled in: Talent Management, Performance Management, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Culture Change, Graduate Recruitment, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Organizational Design
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