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Head of HR

Salary £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00043105
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

Head of HR - Northampton - c£60,000 + benefits

Macildowie Recruitment is pleased to be supporting a growing and changing organisation in Northampton that is recruiting a Head of HR to help drive strategic initiatives. The Head of HR will oversee the operational HR service but will seek to add value and drive improvements and change with proactive projects. The Head of HR is a key role and the successful candidate should be confident in realigning the people strategy and driving organisational change. The role will be recruited on a permanent basis and will pay in the region of £60,000.

The Role
The Head of HR will manage a small team to drive and facilitate the deployment of employee centric strategies and initiatives whilst overseeing the operational HR service. With responsibility for a team of 3 initially, the Head of HR will drive significant organisational and cultural change with engagement being a focus for this change.

The Head of HR will work closely with the leadership team to support the business strategy and will be expected to deliver regular and relevant reports to the board. The Head of HR will also take the lead on significant projects, working closely with the HR Business Partner, to embed HR and change perceptions of HR to that of a value adding service. The Head of HR will need to review policies and procedures on an ongoing basis as the function seeks to become an increasingly efficient and commercial service.

The Head of HR will be required to take part in all aspects of a generalist role at a strategic level including recruitment, Learning & Development, Reward and Benefits and Employee Relations.

The Person
You will have a track record of partnering with senior leaders and delivering change through working with divisional or functional management teams. You will be a HR generalist and will have experience managing a small team. CIPD membership would be advantageous, as would a background in white collar environments.

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