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Global Supply Chain

Head of HR – Global Supply Chain

Dr. Martens is a globally recognisable and culturally influential British brand, with over 60 years of rich heritage. As brand custodians, we are lucky to work for a dynamic, thriving, and ethical business, with people from diverse backgrounds, who bring their true selves to work, and where anyone can grow their career.

We are guided by three core values that are at the heart of everything we do: be yourself, act courageously, and show you care. They make us who we are and inspire us to push boundaries, embrace our individuality, and stand up for what's right.


Partnering closely with the Chief Operating Officer and the GSC Leadership Team, the Head of HR – Global Supply Chain will work to develop and deliver a people strategy that balances our global people initiatives and unique business needs. The goal – together build a high performing leadership team and build the capability of their teams to deliver successful business performance, offering invaluable support to individuals during times of change.

As our Head of HR – Global Supply Chain, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing strong relationships and advising the COO and GSC leadership team.
  • Driving Global HR strategy implementation in GSC with innovative insights.
  • Developing the GSC people strategy, aligning with business objectives.
  • Guiding senior managers through organisational transformation.
  • Mentoring GSC management teams, providing commercial and customer-focused HR support.
  • Leading your team to provide a high-quality HR Service that supports business growth.
  • Attracting and retaining top talent through talent management.
  • Ensuring compliance in people policy, process, and reward, driving authentic change in HR processes.
  • Collaborating to drive positive change in employee engagement and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
  • Supporting HR policy implementation and management across regions.
  • Collaborating with Reward on competitive remuneration and incentive programs, aligning with market conditions.
  • Leading and/or supporting global and regional HR projects.


Put simply, for this role the key things we’re looking for are:

  • Extensive experience in influencing and inspiring senior leaders and managers to drive the HR strategy.
  • The ability to think strategically and align HR strategies with business objectives, identifying issues, developing creative solutions, and implementation.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in your work.
  • Skilled in data analysis; leveraging HR analytics to drive informed decision-making.
  • Understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity globally, especially within APAC. Working with individuals from different backgrounds and navigate cultural nuances while implementing HR policies and practices.
  • Previous exposure in operational and strategic HR roles within Global Supply Chain for a similar or larger business.
  • You thrive in a matrix organisational structure with proven experience in collaborating and building strong working relationships across diverse departments, teams, and geographical locations.
  • An expert communicator with the ability to change your style to suit the audience whilst always being clear and concise. You ask great questions to get to the heart of the issue.


  • Hybrid working
  • Welcome to the family free pair of Docs
  • 65% off all Docs
  • Award-winning ‘Buy As You Earn’ Dr. Martens share plan
  • Private healthcare
  • A dedicated culture team
  • 2 paid volunteer days per year
  • Camden Town based office

Are you ready to fill your boots? Apply now.

At Dr. Martens, we are committed to creating an environment in which we can all be our best and bring our authentic selves to work. We encourage applications, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, or disability. Diverse and inclusive teams have a positive impact on our brand; helping us to speak authentically to our consumers.

We strive to develop a business where our people can thrive and feel empowered to express themselves. Because we believe everyone should feel supported and included whatever their role in the Dr. Martens community.


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