Head of HR
- Tewkesbury, South West
- Posted 7th August 2018
- £60000 - £70000 per Annum + + 15% Bonus
- Ref: Head of HR
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an experienced and strategic Head of Human Resources who can be instrumental to the ongoing expansion and development of our HR team and our exciting, rapidly growing global business. This is a fantastic newly created opportunity for someone with a growth focused mind-set as we enter interesting and progressive times as a business.
You will be given autonomy to build and shape the HR journey alongside a well-resourced HR team, both locally and internationally. This is a critical role that requires someone with both the experience of leading a team of HR professionals and also the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
You will contribute to our mission which is to enable our people to achieve the exceptional. We aim to do this by working in partnership to drive high performance and collaboration through inspiring workspaces and contemporary people practices; providing tools to engage, reward and develop our organisation.
If you are a HR professional who is passionate about building the future of our business by attracting, retaining and developing the strongest talent to build on our culture of excellence then we want to hear from you.
What does the role entail?
Leading a proactive HR function to deliver the people strategy
Managing multiple stakeholders, with a dual reporting line to Sector VP HR and VP/General Manager.
Working with the senior leadership team, providing expert guidance and leadership. You will form part of the divisional leadership team.
Working as part of the Sector HR Leadership Team with a global presence.
Oversee and lead on employee matters & engagement, compensation and benefits, reward, professional growth and performance management.
Leading on the building and communication of our employer brand
Developing talent acquisition pipelines to develop top talent including on-boarding of international employees as required.
Managing and maintaining our compliance; functioning as a subject matter expert on human resource legal and compliance issues
Building and supporting a people focussed culture of high performance while aligning with other global groups, values, mission and vision.
What skills will I need to be successful?
Senior level expertise and previous experience in a comparable human resources position
Ability to manage strategic HR and recruitment best practice, policy and procedures with KPIs and metrics
Understanding of compensation and benefits laws and regulations in the UK
Experience in advising and influencing leadership teams, preferably in a fast paced, high growth environment.
Experience building and managing a team of HR professionals
Able to effectively and quickly build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence and confidence; able to work at multiple levels
High emotional intelligence with strong problem-resolution skills
Experience of using project management tools and techniques
Strong analytical and organisational skills
Experience in working in organisations across numerous countries, continents and time zones would be desirable but not essential
What values should I work to?
Our core values are at the heart of everything we do and are what drive our organisation towards growth and success.
To become a thriving employee, you should aspire to be innovative, results & delivery oriented and contribute to continuous improvement. It's important that our employees communicate and work collaboratively to get the best from people. Above all else, we are a customer led organisation whether that be internal or external customers and we strive to deliver excellence in all we do.
What else can we offer you?
As an 'Investors in People' organisation, we appreciate the hard work, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees. Ensuring our employees have a healthy work life balance is important to us so alongside a competitive salary and excellent training and development opportunities, we also offer:
Annual bonus plan
Up to 30 days holiday
Competitive pension plan
Flexible working hours, with a 12pm finish on Fridays
Free car parking
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Access to a Financial Advisor and Occupational Health Service
What else do I need to know?
All of our roles require successful candidates to undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard and/or United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) to obtain a Security Check (SC) without restrictions.
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