Head of HR

Birmingham, West Midlands
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Shakespeare Martineau is an ambitious law firm with a dominant market presence in the Midlands and a growing London office. Their objective is to expand rapidly into a national business through high-profile sales initiatives and the acquisition of teams and other legal businesses. They’ve achieved their current position through a well-executed merger in 2015 which has led them to be one of the fastest growing top 50 legal practices in the UK.

Shakespeare Martineau have an original approach to everything. With over 800 people, across 9 offices UK wide with excellent and stable finances and growing profitability.

Due to this current success and ambitious growth plans they are now looking for a Head of HR. Their ambition as a HR function is to support the goals of the business by building a high-performance culture, with strong engagement, and a reputation for developing talent at all levels. This newly created Head of HR will partner and challenge the business in a commercial and trusted manner, enabling them to achieve their goals and contribute to the ongoing success. Ideally, you’ll have experience of a similar people business that has undergone rapid growth through acquisition. You’ll have a positive attitude, able to take both operational and strategic responsibilities and be personally ambitious. Showing commerciality, confidence and professionalism, you’ll be used to managing and influencing highly intelligent people both individually and collectively.

  • A background within a professional services environment will be an advantage
  • Proven experience within M&A
  • CIPD or equivalent
  • Birmingham based with UK travel

Please note Shakespeare Martineau are working exclusively with Oliver Martin at Macmillan Davies. All queries and applications are to be directed to Macmillan Davies. Any direct or 3rd party applications will not be considered and will be forwarded to Macmillan Davies.   

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