Director of People Services
Midlands/East of England - Home based (Travel as required across our geography)
Up to £86,000 plus £6,080 car allowance
Permanent, Full Time
Could you be the one to positively shape our client's culture?
Their people are at the forefront of delivering their ambitious vision and they’re looking for an experienced, inspirational, and strategically minded Director of People Services to join a forward-thinking organisation focused on high performance and being an employer of choice.
You’ll be joining our client at a pivotal time as they navigate the virtual world of work, with an increased focus on improving their performance, embedding digital skills, engaging their colleagues, and attracting, retaining and developing the best talent.
This role is critical to ensuring the Group is a great place to work with a culture and a support network that enables their people to thrive. Designing and implementing workforce strategies, you’ll ensure that they provide excellent employee experience and that their people possess the skills and talent they need now, and in the future.
Overseeing a talented team with a significant portfolio, you’ll lead from the front when it comes to organisational development, recruitment, and retention, learning and development and equality diversity and inclusion.
A key part of their senior leadership team, working in their Directors Team, you’ll shape and influence policy, performance, and productivity right across the organisation, leading a first-class People Services function that supports the needs of an ambitious and progressive organisation and, ultimately, supports their people to provide the best possible service to our customers.
A strategic leader with experience and expertise across all people, culture and organisational development areas, you’ll be driven to foster an amazing employee experience that delivers high levels of engagement.
Highly-motivated with excellent communication and organisational skills, you’ll be proactive, enthusiastic and able to influence and inspire. Possessing strong people and leadership skills, you’ll be adept at leading people through cultural change while developing a high-performing team.
You’ll have experience of leading a business focused, first class People Services function to deliver related strategies, policies and services that support the Group’s vision and strategic aims.
You’ll also have a background of delivering people-related data and insight that informs organisational development, helps deliver high-performance and drives workforce planning.
If you match the job description and person specifications and feel you could help them realise their vision and their ambitions, they’d love to hear from you.
Their offer has been created to underpin their two key pillars (health and wellbeing and economic resilience) and five core values: In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the boundaries and Fun and Fair.
When you join the Team you will enjoy:
33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership)
Membership of their Health Care Cash Plan
Free Eye Tests
Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
Employee Assistance programme
Free flu vaccinations
Long Service Awards
Carers Networking Group and resources to support Unpaid Carers
If your application shows that you have the right knowledge, skills and that you share their values, they'll invite you to meet one of their team. They can’t wait to meet you.
How to apply
Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes, they reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early.
The important things – Naturally working with their customers they need to complete pre-employment checks before you join them. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).
They can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at the interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).
As an equal opportunities’ employer, they are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
They pride themselves on looking after their colleagues and as part of their commitment they are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.
They aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join them.