Head of HR

Huntingdon, England
£40000.00 per annum
10 Apr 2012
08 May 2012
Claire Taylor
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in Huntingdon, this is a great opportunity to join a global organisation as their Head of HR. Working with the UK employees - c130, you will manage a small team of 4 employees and will provide guidance and support to all staff on a range of HR activities including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, employee relations, employee reward, learning and development and corporate communications.

You will be a member of the senior management team and will be expected to contribute at both a strategic and operational level, working closely with the Board to develop and deliver people management strategies that support the organisation's strategic aims and objectives.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

- Identify, design and implement strategic HR projects as and when required
- Attend monthly senior management meetings and present on people management issues
- Manage complex and escalated ER cases
- Advise and coach line managers, emphasising best practice and compliance with employment legislation
- Monitor and review the system of performance appraisal and continually develop as necessary
- Monitor HR trends and report to the Board

For this role, you will need to be CIPD qualified with proven senior HR experience, preferably within a small to medium sized organisation. It would also be a distinct advantage if you are able to demonstrate experience of working across a multi-cultural environment, with a diverse workforce.

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