Head of People

Adam HR
City of London, England
21 Jun 2018
21 Jul 2018
Vanessa Jackson
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality, success & vision are at the very heart of this organisation. Focused on business transformation, they work collaboratively & sustain long working partnerships with many UK & global well-known brands and businesses. Whilst part of a wider global network, the UK business has a SME/entrepreneurial feel to it, based across UK sites including London. 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 this brand new Head of People opportunity.

Joining the Senior Leadership Team, this Head of People role will be instrumental in designing a contemporary People Strategy that captures the essence of an already highly successful business, and "future proofs" it 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 plan that uses best practice principles, process & policy & is fit for purpose in line with business vision & values.

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

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

This business are seeking a highly commercial HR professional with the flair to create visionary HR practices and the pragmatism to implement them across multisite UK 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 in approach.

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 small People team. Of preference for this Head of People role are candidates applying with previous HR experience within service & consultancy businesses; especially within the technology & digital sector. There will be weekly UK travel within this role.

This role represents a superb opportunity to join an organisation at their most exciting period of organisational growth, and offers true autonomy to make a genuine contribution within this progressive organisation.

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

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