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Director of HR

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
Sheffield / Agile
Up to £100,000
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Director of HR

Salary: Up to £100,000 

Location:  Sheffield / Agile

Closing date: Monday 19 February

The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority and our local Authorities serve a population of 1.4 million residents with a strong and vibrant business community.  The MCA is in a period of dynamic and exciting change with a new Mayor and senior leadership team. Having just secured the UK’s first Investment Zone as part of a major economic growth agenda, we’re charting a new direction. The Director of HR will join a high calibre leadership team with a career defining set of opportunities ahead.

There is no better time to join us. As we embark on an exciting journey of growth and discovery, we are looking for a leader that inspires, influences change and is creative. You will play a crucial role in shaping the future of our organisation as we strive to become a high performing organisation.

As a senior leader reporting to the Executive Director of Resources and Investment, you will drive, design and implement our People Strategy, ensuring that all our people have access and the opportunities to train and develop into the best managers and leaders they can be. We are a fast paced and action orientated organisation that is undergoing change and growth, we require you to champion and role model cultural and behavioural changes to drive improved performance and capabilities across SYCMA.

At the heart of our change projects, your role will be critical in designing and implementing effective strategies, building strong relationships and cultivating employee engagement. Whether your background is in Human Resources or Organisational Development & Design, we are looking for a well-grounded and rounded professional that has a track record in developing and implementing complex strategies, building strong relationships at all levels of an organisations, business plans, managing budgets and leading functions to continuously improve and provide greater value for staff.

We are an organisation going through rapid growth and transformation. This is your chance to be part of a transformational organisation, where you can develop your career and gain invaluable expertise and help us unleash the full potential of our workforce.

For further information and how to apply visit click on Apply, or to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Louise Bickley on 07586 715788 or Gary Evans on 07809 195593 of GatenbySanderson.


ed by South Yorkshire’s Mayor, Oliver Coppard, we bring together the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.

We work together to create a stronger, greener, fairer South Yorkshire, to unlock the potential of our communities, our businesses and our places so they can thrive.

Our vision is for an economy which works for everyone, with inclusive and sustainable growth, building on our strengths in innovation and advanced manufacturing.

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