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HR Director

Date: 23-Mar-2023

Location: Madrid, ES

Company: Knight Frank



Knight Frank is one of the leading commercial and residential property agencies in Spain offering investments, valuations, consultancy, residential and leasing services for real estate owners, investors and developers.

According to our clients’ requirements we can take on the role of an advisor, an evaluator or an agent brokering a transaction. Our clients benefit from:

  • Our local, national and global network combining the strengths of different service lines
  • A hands-on mentality of an exceptional team
  • A long-term experience in single-asset and complex portfolio sales and leasing transactions
  • Cutting edge research and market forecasting both on local and international level
  • Our target is to improve operations, minimise risks and maximise returns on investments for our clients

This is a  role for a highly motivated, results driven HR Director supporting the Managing Partner. 




  • Brilliant execution of the talent strategy for the business unit to maximise attraction, retention and development of exceptional people;
  • Recruitment activity, including advertisement and/or liaising with recruitment agencies, short listing of applications, interviewing and relevant testing of candidates, through to final sign off and appointment.
  • Prepares and presents offers of employment and conducts orientation as required;
  • Support and advice managers to implement a reward strategy guided by a deep understanding of our business goals and what will drive future performance;
  • Manage the annual appraisal and remuneration review process;
  • Provides general HR consultative services for employees and management at site location; ensures sound and legal HR practices and procedures are met;
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met;
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention;
  • Work closely with Finance department and Legal department to provide administrative support and information on corporate policies and procedures, when necessary suggest improvements;
  • Work collaboratively with the international HR teams in UK;




  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of multiple human resource areas (recruitment, employee relations, HR administration, employee engagement)
  • We are open to consider both part time and  full time candidates



Knowledge and Skills

  • High level in Spanish and English;
  • Expert knowledgeable on employment laws, HR procedures and practices;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management;
  • Must have positive and professional verbal and written communication skills, maintain excellent interpersonal skills;
  • To be self-motivated and work autonomously, delivering results on objectives;
  • Have a customer orientated approach to internal and external customers;
  • To be accustomed to working under pressure and to tight deadlines.