Howett Thorpe

Howett Thorpe Chertsey, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Due to a significant business restructure, an exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Senior HR Generalist to lead the HR function for one of its flagship services. The new Head of HR will be working as part of the operational board to develop and deliver the HR strategy while ensuring the delivery of the HR service across its employee population is best in class, helping the business become recognised as an employer of choice. Reference: HT10944 Head of HR - About the Role The client has recently undergone a significant restructure which has led to the creation of a new Head of HR position, to ensure the service line has the level of support it requires to excel in its obligations. The business model is contract service delivery and as such has a large, unionised, blue collar workforce spread over multiple sites across the UK, so it is essential that applicants have delivered and led an HR service in a comparable multi-site, high volume, low margin environment or business. The role has split responsibilities across the strategic & operational delivery and as such candidates must be able to demonstrate a genuine commercial and strategic mindset and be equally comfortable with hands-on operational involvement to deliver the HR service. As the Head of HR, responsibilities will include: Owning the HR strategy for the division, driving the people plan while managing organisational change to meet the business objectives. Manage the relationship with the unions. Advising and overseeing on TUPE processes in and out of the organisation as required. Oversee the Employee Relations, offering support and guidance in line with employment law and internal policies. Contribute to the preparation of bids by providing commercial insight to the human impact. Talent management and development with a keen focus on improving employee engagement. Work as part of the operational board, attending SLT and other meetings as required. Provide leadership and coaching to the wider HR team. The successful Head of HR will have: Strong background in a senior HR generalist role. Experience delivering HR in a multi-site, high volume, low margin business Solid in-depth knowledge around UK employment law & TUPE. Ability to manage organisational change. Strong stakeholder management and ability to influence thinking within the SLT. Excellent problem-solving skills, strong work ethic and ability to work to strict deadlines. Experience working with Trade Unions. Able to operate and deliver in an ambiguous, fast paced and changeable environment. Educated to degree level and/or CIPD qualified. Ability to travel to sites across the UK as required. Apply today for immediate consideration Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)
Howett Thorpe Farnborough, UK
Dec 13, 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an SME business that is just about to embark on a large change programme as their Finance Manager. Reference: HT12413 Finance Manager - About the Role You will work closely in supporting the Finance Director in the organisation's systems and processes upgrades. You will oversee high volume transactional finance team and help in their development. You will need strong communication levels with a very "can do" attitude. As the Finance Manager you will Ideally be a qualified accountant although candidates who are QBE will also be considered. You will have previously managed and developed large transactional teams. Experience of working on a systems implementation or upgrade would be a distinct advantage. You will oversee both financial and operational finance with a focus on reducing the month end reporting process, credit control, purchase ledger and the treasury functions. You will ideally come from a facilities management / catering / retail background and understand multi-site entities and consolidation. You will embrace change, have a positive outlook and be driven by improving the processes and general running of the finance function. This really is a great opportunity to join a business that is going through some healthy changes and to be a major part in its progress. Finance Manager - Benefits A basic salary up to £60,000 depending on experience 24 days holiday plus bank holidays Free parking A busy, but fun environment to work in Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)
Howett Thorpe Farnborough, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Howett Thorpe is proud to be working with a not-for-profit organisation that has over 40 years of working in residential property management, based near Farnham. Following a business re-structure they are now looking to recruit a Financial Controller to support the interim CFO along with their planned growth over their 5 year plan. Reference: HT12451 As the Financial Controller you will: Need to have extremely strong controls experience both implementation and management. The finance function is going through a re-structure and you will work closely in supporting the CFO with driving these changes. The finance function is highly transactional and you will need to have experience of working in such an environment. The successful Financial Controller will: Be a qualified accountant ideally ACCA Have previously managed a finance team Strong software experience Good knowledge of Excel Be a minimum of 2 years PQE Have experience of working within a charity/not-for-profit/3rd sector is preferable but not essential Knowledge of the housing industry is again preferable but not essential. Open to change and change management Production of management accounts Financial Controller - Benefits A competitive salary A 35 hour working week 32 days holiday + 8 BH Pension Annual conference Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)