VF Corporation HR Partner Retail - Temporary in Milano, Italy

Job Description

We are looking for an HR Partner to support the HR strategy within the retail side of our business, which consists of around 60 stores in Italy.

Working closely with the Country HR team, District Managers, Store Management and the EMEA HR Retail Community, you will help to execute the Retail HR strategy, policies and procedures, set up effective recruitment processes and provide a confidential and efficient HR service to all Retail personnel.

You will be the point of reference for the organizational population under your domain, with a strong focus on:

Business Partnering:

  • Build effective partnerships with managers and associates, to achieve company goals

  • Foster the organizational change, reinforcing connections between Brands and people development

  • Translate HQ business vision into people strategy, driving HR initiatives and processes

  • Manage day-to-day relationships with Retail Staff and Stores, being on the field and close to the business

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Monitor all Retail vacancies and post both internally and externally through Workday Recruiting

  • Support Store Management in sourcing the right candidates and ensure the correct usage of VF tools and systems

  • Conduct phone and face to face interviews

  • Support Store Management in executing the onboarding process for new hires

Learning and Performance Management

  • Deliver training courses to the Retail population

  • Schedule classes, set up logistics, systems and equipment

  • Advise Store Management in all phases of VF Performance Cycle and ensure appraisals are conducted in the proper timeline


  • Monitor all workforce contractual aspects (i.e. end of contract, renewal, probation period)

  • Drawing up of contracts and HR letters for all Retail personnel and ensure HR folders are always complete

  • Support Store Management in understanding and applying all admin/legal policies and procedures

  • Responsible for the update and the data accuracy in the corporate HR System


  • University degree

  • Fluent English

  • Organizational skills and proactive approach

  • Result orientation and ability to work under pressure

  • Positive attitude and team spirit

  • Willing to travel

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.