HR Director, EMEA

Human Resources Amsterdam, Netherlands Req.Num.: 4062

Hungry. Humble. Honest.

Our values form the foundation of who we are and how we operate every day around the world. They show up in our ambition to achieve our dreams, our courage to do what matters, and our tenacity to keep customers happy. At Nutanix, we prize those unique individuals who demonstrate empathy, respect differences, and appreciate others. If you’re authentic, credible and transparent—someone who walks your talk and thrives on collaboration—we want you to join our team!

Be a part of building a company that is truly leading an IT revolution. We make infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. Led by Dheeraj Pandey, one of CRN’s “Top 25 Innovators of 2016,” Nutanix welcomes big thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, those who are unafraid to take on seemingly impossible challenges and interested in learning how to build a business along the way.

Nutanix employees enjoy some amazing benefits and perks: healthcare, plenty of snacks, employee (and family) events, world renowned speakers, training and development, and much more. See what life is like at Nutanix by following us on Twitter: @NutanixCareers and Instagram: @Nutanix

Nutanix offers a unique opportunity for a Human Resources (HR) professional to lead our EMEA region as HR Director. This role can be based anywhere in EMEA. Nutanix is looking for an independent, creative, self-starter to scale people operations throughout EMEA. Nutanix is experiencing unprecedented global growth; that will require superior expertise to meet needs of internal and external customers. This may be altered, based on need. This position reports to the Sr. HR Director in California.


  • Partner with the EMEA Leadership team as HR Business Partner, shaping the people strategies for the EMEA region and acting as a trusted partner and coach to the executive team.
  • Be a culture builder and multiplier of Nutanix’s culture and ensuring our people initiatives, solutions and programs are reflective of our values
  • Establish short-term and long-term operational HR strategies to help scale our growth
  • Consult on the full employee lifecycle, including organisational development, employee relations, and performance management
  • Strong partner in location and expansion strategies across the region
  • Ensure compliance with key government legislated requirements to mitigate risk and adherence to HR policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with key partner functions (e,g, Finance, IT, Legal, etc) to ensure regional requirements are met
  • Lead a team of HRBPs with matrix reporting for support functions across EMEA, ensuring strong ties to the business are maintained and built upon.



  • Bachelor’s degree plus 12+ years of experience in progressive HR roles demonstrating leadership and ability to scale
  • Demonstrated success as an HR leader in a hyper-growth organisation preferred
  • Experience working with Go-To-Market / Sales Organisations preferred  
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication and negotiating skills
  • Pro-active and able to work independently
  • Has a data-driven HR approach in influencing strategy and recommendations
  • Able to work deadlines and adapt to changing conditions as well as the ability to adapt to dynamic personalities
  • Experience building strong relationships and partner with senior leadership
  • Experience in a high-tech start-up environment is a plus
  • Experience in managing multiple direct reports, some of whom are based remotely
  • Up to 40% travel is required

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.