Head of HR

London, England
£60000 - £80000 per annum
19 Apr 2018
19 May 2018
Jason Hurnaum
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are leading accountancy practice based in the city of London.


* Implementing strategy for HR management and development (including discipline, grievance, counselling, pay and conditions, contracts, training and development, succession planning and performance appraisals)

* Overseeing the operational HR needs across the region

* Working closely with Regional Management team and Group with HR strategy

* Maintaining awareness and knowledge of contemporary HR development theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to partners, managers and staff within the organisation

* Contributing to the evaluation and development of HR strategy and performance in cooperation with the executive team

* Ensuring mechanisms and opportunities exist for staff development and coaching

* Providing an efficient HR service to the Partnerships, ensuring legal compliance and encouraging best practice

* Dealing with staffing issues at a strategic and Regional level

* Contributing to the provision of an excellent service to a diverse range of partners, providing support to staff and partners

* Liaising with Staff Partners to deal with more local office issues to ensure consistency throughout the Firm

* Advising Partners and Managers on best practice regarding people management issues i.e. welfare, development and discipline

* Managing and controlling departmental expenditure within agreed budgets

* Managing HR assistant

* Liaising with other functional/departmental managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of HR development

* Monitoring, measuring and reporting on HR issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales

* Ensuring that the firms remain legally compliant regarding changes in employment law

* Ensuring mergers and acquisitions are conducted in a legally compliant and procedurally efficient way, minimising the impact to partners and staff

* Ensuring staff are properly developed and coached at all levels

* Supporting people managers with absence concerns. Arranging occupational health reports where appropriate

* Advising the Firm on the market rates for salaries throughout the firm and the corresponding benefits and managing the pay review across the region

* Administering and co-ordinating the Annual Appraisal and Mid Year Reviews


* Previous experience of managing HR within a Medium sized organisation

* Preferably have worked within a professional services environment

* Experience of managing multiple businesses, locations and stakeholders and advantage

* CIPD qualified

* Must be able to travel regionally

Job Offer

£60,000 - £80,000

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