Head of HR/HR Director

Posted 10 June 2022
LocationCity of London
Job type Hybrid
Contact NameVanessa Jackson

Job description

Quality, success & vision are at the very heart of this group of businesses who work under a parent Group banner.

Focused on business transformation, the businesses work collaboratively & sustain long working partnerships with many UK & global well-known brands and businesses. Whilst part of a wider global network, the businesses have an entrepreneurial feel to them; Uk based with a number of London sites. Their financial performance is impressive having seen turnover more than double in recent years, and now their focus is on growth & future performance, hence the requirement to appoint a Head of HR/Director of HR on a portfolio basis.

Joining the Senior Leadership Team, this Head of HR role will be instrumental in designing & delivering a range of contemporary People Strategies that captures the essence of already highly successful businesses, and "future proofs" them for growth & further performance whilst maintaining high levels of employee engagement.

There is a very real desire for this role within the business; initially to take stock of current state, assimilate what is working & what isn't and create a bespoke and added value People plans that uses best practice principles, process & policy & are fit for purpose in line with business vision & values.

This Head of HR role is truly generalist and will be varied requiring focus on talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance, organisation effectiveness, inclusion, development programmes at all levels, reward, internal communications and project management.

Ultimately however as Head of HR, this role will be instrumental in implementing a high performance, contemporary culture and to ensure that key talent is identified, retained and developed within the organisation.

The group of businesses are seeking a highly commercial HR professional with the flair to create visionary HR practices and the pragmatism to implement them across multisite London locations and collaborate with the wider group. To succeed, this role will require a combination of sophisticated influencing styles, a strong honed business acumen and a pragmatism that even with strategic roles there will be operational aspects.

A proven HR professional with a track record of previous success at a senior level, you will possess robust HR knowledge plus the know how to create & implement People initiatives that will result in tangible business benefit. Comfortable with both strategic & operational aspects of the role, you will also have capability to ability to lead and develop a People team. Of preference for this Head of HR role are candidates applying with previous HR experience within a professional service or consultancy businesses or perhaps an appreciation of the technology & digital sector. Hybrid working is adopted to by this business, and the role will involve being on site at business locations across London.

This role represents a really varied opportunity to join a group of organisations at their most exciting period of organisational growth, and offers true autonomy to make a genuine contribution.

Interested candidates should apply via the application process with CV, salary details & availability details. Your CV will be forwarded to Vanessa Jackson at We Are Adam.

Since 2006 we've been helping talented people like you achieve their goal of working with the industry's elite. As specialist recruiters in the Digital & IT, Marketing & PR or Human Resources sectors, whether you want to work in a global corporation or disruptive start-up, our Talent Managers are perfectly placed to find you your dream job - permanent or contract. Click apply now to transform your career!

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.