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People Director

Henlee Resourcing
Leeds, England
£100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus & benefits package
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

Henlee Resourcing is working in partnership with this entrepreneurial technology and innovation orientated business based in Leeds, to recruit a talented People Director on a permanent basis. The company offers hybrid working with a requirement for 3 office days per week.

We are looking for an experienced People Director to work in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team and their teams to ensure the leadership, organisational structure, working and management practices are at the optimum level to drive and support business performance. As People Director, you will be expected to contribute at a strategic level in order to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions to support business aims. Partnering with the CEO, COO, CFO and Senior Management Team, you will oversee all HR issues and lead on people strategies across the business.

Key Responsibilities

* Lead the People function and team
* Deploy the people strategy and agreed priorities
* Ensure functional delivery of HR responsibilities including policies and processes, HRIS, resourcing, reward, employee services, leadership and management development, employee relations and learning
* Partner with managers and leaders to achieve strategy and targets
* Lead the development of processes / products / services to support business strategies
* Monitor and provide insight and guidance on the effectiveness of people management practices/processes
* Support change initiatives

It is expected that the People Director will have a positive impact on the overall business performance by approaching the role through the following emphasis:

* Impact is long term and strategic in scope
* Lead and direct project activity in human capital domain
* Involved in the formulation and development of future policy
* Advise and coach leaders in optimising business performance through human capital


* Graduate level or corresponding experience, MCIPD qualified an advantage / equivalent demonstrable experience


* 6 - 8 years in a previous Director / Lead / Head of role
* Significant relevant experience and knowledge across wide range of people disciplines including learning, resourcing, HRIS and talent
* Experienced in leading a team
* Credible in working with senior leaders and influencing business outcomes

Personal Qualities and Attributes

* Qualified to MCIPD or equivalent demonstrable experience
* Excellent verbal and written skills which facilitate effective communication at all levels
* Forward thinking and planning
* Meticulous attention to detail
* Ability to make appropriate decisions using own initiative
* Confident presentation skills
* Enjoys a fast-paced environment and is able to multi-task in an organised manner displaying excellent time management skills
* Approachable, confident and professional, comfortable being challenged and able to stand your ground when required

If you are looking for a highly challenging role in an extremely progressive organisation and possess the above competencies, we are keen to hear from you.

Henlee Resourcing is a specialist full service human resources recruitment consultancy working with many leading Organisations across the UK.


Henlee Resourcing launched in 2010 in response to the increasing need for high quality resourcing within the Human Resources and People Change market across the South West, M3, M4 and M5 Corridors. As experienced recruitment professionals, we believe that successful recruitment campaigns are delivered through the provision of simple, efficient and effective support to both clients and candidates.

Located in Royal Wootton Bassett near Swindon and Aztec West in Bristol, we recruit from Advisor to Director on both an interim and permanent basis, covering HR Generalist, Business Partnering, People & Change, Recruitment & Resourcing, Employee Relations, Learning & Development, Talent Management, Organisational Design and Development, Reward, Compensation & Benefits, Payroll and HR Systems Management.

We work with clients in both the public and private sectors and organisations range from small owner managed businesses to international conglomerates.

Please click on the navigation bar above to learn more about us and our vacancies across the South West, M3, M4 and M5 Corridors. Alternatively please call to speak to one of our consultants who will be happy to work with you to understand and support your needs, be that a personal career move or in recruiting the right individual for your business.

We look forward to working with you.

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