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Head of HR (Interim)

Manchester, England
£69000.0 - £74000.0 per annum + Up to £74,000 DOE
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim, contract & temporary
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Specialist Area
General HR Function
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced HR professional who possesses great leadership skills, to join an established public sector organisation, as interim Head of HR, on a 12-month FTC initially.

Welcoming, open HR team with excellent organisational benefits and hybrid/flexible working.

Your New Role

As Head of HR Delivery, you will support and enable the organisation to achieve its vision and objectives, through its people, by providing a broad range of professional People services. You will ensure function wide clarity and communication of strategic objectives and expectations, taking personal responsibility for dealing with people issues in the team.

As Head of HR, you will provide strategic leadership to the HR Partners and Shared Service Team to ensure delivery of the functional plan, holding direct responsibility for 4 direct reports and supporting in overseeing their functions.

To be a success within this role, it is essential you have strong leadership skills, the ability to build positive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and demonstratable experience operating at a senior level in a large, complex unionised environment.

What You Will Need

* Proven experievnce of Human Resource management at senior level, utilising a Business Partnering model and HR Shared Services model.
* Exceptional organisational, influencing & negotiation skills with proven leadership capabilities Programme & Project management.
* Demonstrable experience of managing people, budgets and external providers/partners to ensure best value and outcomes.
* In depth knowledge of current employment legislation and its application.
* Demonstrable experience of leading and managing Employee Relations initiatives, including negotiation with trade union representatives.
* Ability to Influence others and gain their commitment and enthusiasm.
* Ability to actively seek, identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.


* Enhanced Pension Contribution - Local Government.
* 28 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holiday.
* Life Cover x3 Salary
* Travel Pass - Bus, Tram & Rail.
* Flexi & Hybrid Working.
* Central Offices.
* Welcoming, diverse organisation.

If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us directly. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are interested in looking at an alternative position, please contact us for a confidential discussion regarding other options.

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