Pros: international role, trips, working in english and german
Cons: quick strategic changes, no explanation
As European HR director, I had a dayly phone call with local HR.
I implemented an HR European structure with common processes. Periodic meetings with the person I reported to (video conf from US).
Management of a big social plan (400 people impacted) with unions.
Recruitment of top managers (marketing, sales and IT)
Most enjoyable part of job was team – more... work with so many different cultural team and reporting to US.
Hardest part was the negotiation with unions related to 400 redundant positions. – less