HR Business Partner Finance

Human Resources


France, Île-de-France, Paris

Remote Position: 


October 18th, 2022




Constellium is a global leader developing and manufacturing high value added aluminium products and solutions for a broad scope of markets and applications, focusing on Aerospace, Automotive & Packaging. We design, develop and engineer products / solutions in partnership with our customers. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, Constellium operates 28+ manufacturing sites in North America, Europe and China with reported 2021 sales of € 6.2 billion. 


As a global entity we are acutely aware of our role in contributing to a healthier society and environment. We commit to minimize the impact of our operations and improve the footprint of the aluminium life cycle throughout the value chain. In one important step against climate change, we have committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25% in 2025 vs. 2015. We are further committed to an 80% beverage can recycling rate in Europe and to pursue an equally ambitious strategy in the US. Never afraid to shy away from such ambitious undertakings, we underscored such pledges by issuing a "green bond" linked to our recycling capacity and to our CO2 emission reduction targets in 2021.  We are proud to be a pioneer in the metals sector.


We are further dedicated to enhancing our levels of diversity and are proud to be ranked on Forbes' inaugural list of the World's Top Female-Friendly Companies. We will continue to build a more diverse and inclusive company, consistent with our 2030 Sustainability Strategy.


Beyond the world of metal, your individual Safety is of the utmost importance to us. Indeed, it is one of our six core values alongside, Collaboration, Respect, Empowerment, Trust & Transparency. We live those values daily. No compromise. If you want to work with an industry leader and are willing to stretch and be stretched, consider a meaningful career here at Constellium where the only limit to success is you.

Role context

Constellium is a young, ambitious and a well-kept secret within the aluminum industry. We are deeply committed to investing in our human capital to ensure that we succeed together while embracing the challenges ahead. We believe that for our business to succeed and sustain that we must be willing to continually challenge each other and our ways of working thinking and operating.


To this end we have created this specific role to support our Corporate and local Leadership teams (Finance, Procurement, IT, Strategy) to help meet and exceed some of those challenges. Specifically, we are undergoing a multi-year organizational finance change program that will result in changes to our operating model & delivery aspirations – this change will affect our team in terms of our people, processes, systems structure and culture.


We are looking for a seasoned business partner who can support this change effort, who has the capacity to challenge and persuade as well as strategically supporting the global finance function in the years ahead. 


The role holder will work closely with the local & global HR community – in particular the global Talent function.


Key responsabilities

Organizational effectiveness

  • Support the design and deployment of our ‘Finance of Tomorrow (FoT)’ program in concert with Program Manager
  • Drive key activities from organizational design/ benchmarking to competency model definition
  • Define and support required behavioral shifts consistent with the change agenda
  • Coach and develop leadership in supporting teams embrace and plan for change


  • Enable Corpoate and local Leadership (Finance, Procurement, IT, Strategy) map out relevant talent attraction strategies
    • From college recruitment, internal transfers (opportunistic / promotions/ bubble assignments) to identifying external talent pools.
  • Oversee the entire new hire lifecycle from interview to on-boarding
    • Deploy appropriate assessment tools to drive quality of hire through consistent use by hiring managers
    • Support equitable & inclusive hiring by building a diverse network to support our long-term growth ambitions
  • Coach and develop the Leadership Teams (Finance, Procurement, IT, Strategy) and their partners.
    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement
    • Embed Multipliers based leadership
  • Actively support the global talent review (GTR) semiannual process
    • Determine individualized / group development plans  
    • Facilitate internal talent moves / opportunity identification
  • Drive meaningful engagement through practical action planning
    • Leverage & drive commitments consistent with the biannual global employee survey (GES)
  • Define and implement the Learning and Development strategy for the Finance, Procurement, IT and Strategy community in collaboration with local HR
  • Performance Review process
    • Ensure clear goal setting standards, consistent performance ratings and actionable career conversations
    • Identify current and future top talents and design appropriate retention strategies
  • Support the broader global/ corporate talent agenda


  • Support leadership determine suitable total reward makeup for varying finance roles by market as necessary

Ideal profile:


  • 10+ years’ experience in business partnering with change / organizational design exposure
  • Demonstrated record in supporting global facing teams
  • Global experience preferred - either working overseas or being part of an international organization.
  • Proven ability to move between strategic thinking and operational excellence with a focus on quality and execution.
  • Established ability to quickly establish trust and credibility amongst stakeholders



  • Pragmatic and Proactive
  • Can readily influence and collaborate with all levels of leadership
  • A resourceful, committed and caring partner who operates with deep integrity



  • BS/BA degree required; Master’s degree a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally, potential for international travel
  • English proficiency a must - written and verbal. Other languages (French, German) highly desirable



Corporate offices - Paris, France