360 Resourcing Solutions Ltd London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Our client is a market leading brand with a great heritage and history who offer a huge range of training courses from their central London base. They have an amazing head office and are enjoying an exciting phase of growth currently. They currently have an opportunity for a Head of HR to cover maternity leave for a period of 9 months. The HR department provides proactive advice and support to all staff in order to help build the most engaged workforce where everyone is motivated to be their best. The team work closely with Heads of Departments and line managers to support them in achieving their business goals through their people. The Head of HR will lead the team of HR generalists and work with the Executive Director to achieve the HR team's strategic objectives alongside a range of projects. Responsibilities - Head of HR - Leading the team of a number of significant projects including the role out of new policies and procedures, embedding a new HR and payroll system and the launch of a new brand and values. - Manage the operations of the newly formed HR team to helping to strengthen capability and confidence through coaching and advising Line Managers in all aspects of HR - Establish strong relationships with internal departments across the brand to establish the HR department as trusted advisors - Acting as an ambassador for HR activity driving standards and highlighting the benefits of HR to all staff and managers. - Partner with departments on all HR activities and strategically enhance processes as opportunities are identified. - Launch the new HR policies and plan the review of the second phase coaching the HR Business Partners to train all staff on new procedures - With the HR team review all procedures in light of new system and make changes as necessary to create efficiencies - Work with the Head of Learning and Development on launching the new schemes and initiatives - Leading on legislative HR projects including such as the apprenticeship levy, GDPR, gender pay gap reporting - Understand existing process including use of our Recruitment Management System, Recruitment Media Agency, Job Boards or other channels and make recommendations - Work closely with the Head of Finance to Oversee the provision of the internal payroll service, ensuring it is administered efficiently and meets the needs of employees - Take the lead on complex ER issues, case management and appeals - Maintain accurate spend records to enable forecasting for the budget. - Coach and support the HR team building the HR knowledge and culture to be trusted advisors. - Responsible for the line management of 3x HR Business Partners- to motivate, engage and support their development - the team also has 2 Advisors Required Skills - Head of HR - Degree qualified with CIPD or other relevant HR qualification desired - Substantial experience working in a business partnering team providing guidance and advice to line managers - Proven track record in the implementation of agreed people projects and activities - Proven experience of leading organisational change or similar projects to include restructures/redundancies - Experience in working with different tools and approaches to Talent Management with keenness to use data to shape decision making - Experience working with Employee Surveys and wider Engagement approaches - Project management and planning experience - Ability to deliver against multiple priorities to time and quality - High level ER and Case Management experience - Ability to deliver against multiple priorities to time and quality - Experience of HR systems, Select HR would be advantageous although not essential As our Head of HR you will bring passion and drive to the role, a solution focussed approach and first class communication skills. With excellent relationship building and influencing skills the HR Business Partner will be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and open to change. They will also bring strong leadership skills with resilience and a self driven approach to the role. Successful HR project experience will be essential with this Head of HR Mat cover role. In return for your hard work and commitment our client offer some amazing benefits including 35 days holiday as standard, Life insurance, discounted gym membership, pension and childcare vouchers. If you would enjoy being part of their success story then apply now to be considered for the HR Business Partner role.