Head of HR

Posted 17 May 2022
Salary£80000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Job type Full time
Contact NameLindsey Wroe

Job description

Head of HR (Digital) - Remote (some European travel around one week in three) - circa £80,000 - £100,000 plus benefits - Permanent

This business are a privately owned and hugely successful business. With strong foundations and ambitious future growth plans, they are on a journey of real transformation which will respect the heritage while ensuring future business sustainability. They have a huge and exciting growth strategy around their digital offering and will be investing heavily in this space over the next few years.

Alongside this there is now a huge opportunity as they look to raise the profile of HR and change the dial on how it is perceived, moving towards a business focused and contemporary function. As Head of HR you will partner with senior leaders in your business area to support them and their people through change, ensuring they have the tools and capability to do so effectively and confidently. You will be a trusted advisor and sounding board embedding the people strategy and ensuring it seamlessly supports business priorities.

Leading a small team you will focus on the people effects of business change, with a heavy focus on building capability along with working with the wider HR team on recruitment and retention, engagement, and succession planning. You will also be involved in digitising HR, harnessing technology where appropriate to automate process, freeing up the team to work more strategically over time.

This is a really exciting opportunity to join this business at a really exciting phase of their development, ensuring the strong values are maintained while they look to the future and the opportunities it presents. There will be some international growth aswell as in the UK and Ireland and expansion into new markets, making this a real opportunity to have impact and have exposure to a huge variety of people and business projects.

The ideal person for this role will have worked with a digital client group previously with a good understanding of the challenges facing this sector. You will have operated at Head of level previously and will be experienced in high growth environments.

This business has its Head Office in Ireland and a further office in mainland Europe. This role can be remotely based elsewhere, the North West would be great due to quick and easy transport links to both locations. Travel to Ireland is anticipated to be around one week in three, and mainland Europe around 2 days a month.

To be considered for this opportunity please send your CV, or get in touch to find out more.