Head of HR

Stoke on Trent, England
£60000 - £75000 per annum
05 Nov 2019
05 Dec 2019
Sarah Emanuel
Specialist Area
General HR Function
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
A commercial and ambitious organisation with a proud reputation and positioned for significant growth.


As Head of HR you play a pivotal role in the Company, sitting on the SMT and working with the Board. Key areas of focus include attracting and developing talent for the future, employee engagement, performance management and leadership development. As the subject matter expert your responsibilities will include:

- Leading and managing the HR team to provide high quality advice across the entire employee life-cycle.
- Communication and implementation of Company policies, ensuring ER is continuously improved in line with organisational performance and a great place to work.
- Development and implementation of the People Strategy.
- Developing L&D interventions across the Business with a focus on leadership and talent.
- Leading on people-related projects.
- Management of complex ER issues to appropriate resolution.


The successful candidate will be a proven Head of HR or Senior HR Business Partner with experience of managing and developing high performing teams. You must be a commercial thinker with a focus on outcomes and best practice as well as the ability to engage and influence at all levels, including the Board.

In addition, you will have experience of working within a multi-site business and for an organisation in growth.

My client is ideally looking for someone who has previous experience of shaping the People function, with significant levels of autonomy and the potential to develop this into an HR Director post. You will be highly communicative with an open style and the ability to flex between the operatioal needs in the short term versus long term strategic thinking and ambition. Ideally you will also have experice of engaging with both a blue collar and HO workforce.

Job Offer

Up to £75,00 per annum

Car allowance


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