The Hertz Corporation People Change Manager in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

General Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a People Change Manager to join the International HR team based in Uxbridge.

As this is a new role, and so, an evolving position, candidates should enjoy and be comfortable with change, ambiguity, autonomy and thrive in a dynamically transforming environment.

Reporting to the Director of Talent & Development, International, the People Change Manager will play an important role in ensuring that all People and Talent related change initiatives are delivered on time to set standards and KPIs. The role will deliver a change management service across the full range of People related services including employee engagement, succession management, talent acquisition, performance management, talent development and culture change.

Role Purpose

Is known for ensuring the effective delivery of people change initiatives to set standards and agreed timescales. Providing guidance and support to Talent and HR leads to ensure they are on track to deliver identified changes to our people proposition.

Key Accountabilities

Change Management

Manages change initiatives at pace and delivers against key milestones set in the HR Imperatives/People plan

Scoping and Defining Change

Works with HR colleagues across Europe to scope and define any people change requirements and ensure that the outcomes, benefits, budget and approvals are agreed.Responds to and manages change activities to ensure successful delivery of required outcomes

Best practice

Implement a best practice project delivery model across the HR team to ensure consistent delivery of standards. Learns from good practice and benchmarks across other organisations to tap into new initiatives and approaches beneficial to Hertz

Relationship Management

Builds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers to maximise the successful implementation of the People plan across the business

Communication and reporting

Manages the communication process between the US and International on all people/Talent programmes, for example, Employee Voice, Performance Management, providing regular updates and highlighting any risks and issues

Professional Experience & Skills:

We need someone who…..

  • Has proven change/project management experience in a similar role in HR

  • Can operate at pace and can multi task

  • Is highly organised and change driven

  • Comfortable collaborating with others and not shy of taking responsibility

  • Can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels and cultures

  • Behaves professionally and ethically


  • Has knowledge and in-depth experience of Change Management methodology and tools

  • Has knowledge of HR practices

  • Has a good understanding of Operational processes and requirements


  • Strong organisational skills

  • Flexible and adaptable to a still developing, changing and complex environment and able to deal with ambiguity

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

  • Ability to influence at all levels of an organisation

  • Ability to work effectively as a team player as well as the ability to work independently

  • A consistently positive attitude to change.

Hertz started as a 12 car operation in Chicago in 1918, and has since grown into one of the world’s leading car rental companies with over 9000 corporate and franchise locations throughout approximately 140 countries. The secret of our success is no secret, really - it lies in providing rewarding career paths, fostering personal achievement and celebrating our collective success. Being a world leader takes talent, a clear vision of the road ahead, a driving passion for excellence, but most of all, great people.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, learning & development, a range of Benefits and Incentives such as: Canteen, Gym, staff discount programme and many more.

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW.

Job ID 157270

# Positions 1

Category Human Resources

Division HEL

Position Type Regular Full Time