Global HR Director


Traka is the global leader in intelligent management solutions for keys and equipment, with more than 250 employees across the world. Traka is part of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, dedicated to reimagining how people move through their world.

We are always looking for talented, energetic people with integrity and the desire to succeed. We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits in a team environment.

If you are interested in an opportunity with Traka, take a look at the current exciting employment opportunities we have available.


Purpose:  To contribute to the overall business strategy, leadership and culture through active membership of the Senior Leadership Team, and, in particular, lead the development, implementation and monitoring of strategies for people.  

Business Partner to the global vertical Traka whilst supporting the Divisional Global Solution business areas located in the UK




  • Ensure high standards of people management across the organisation, attracting and developing talented, high performing and engaged staff; 
  • Uphold and promote the wider company vision, seeking ways to promote and maintain initiatives including Diversity and Inclusion and health & well-being programs 
  • Provide strategic vision and operational excellence in oversight of global recruitment, mobilisation, organisation and leadership development, talent management, performance management, staffing strategy, change management and reward and recognition; 
  • Act as coach to senior leaders in all aspects of HR;  
  • Support the implementation and effective use of our HRIS - GPS. 
  • Assume global responsibility for development of company policies and procedures on all HR issues. 
  • Provide functional leadership to staff with HR responsibilities; this includes leadership of direct reports and teams across multiple geographies; 
  • Take the lead on specific HR projects as required.



  • Comprehensive understanding of UK Employment law
  • Proven work experience as an HR business partner
  • M&A experience preferable
  • Analytical and goal oriented
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics
  • Thorough knowledge of labour legislation
  • Full understanding of all HR functions and best practices
  • Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Able to lead strategically, from a distance and operationally
  • Recruiting and Hiring skills


  • Able to work in a fast paced, multi directional environment
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Embrace and lead on Change
  • Enthusiastic approach to the transformational journey we are on
  • Able to think and deliver out of the box, not rigid



The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 48,500 employees and sales of 8,2 billion euros. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door openings, trusted identities and entrance automation. ASSA ABLOY's innovations enable safe, secure and convenient access to physical and digital places. Every day, we help billions of people experience a more open world.

England, United Kingdom