Head of Culture & People

Location Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Discipline: Office Professionals , Financial Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50k (c)
Contact name: Liam McConnell

Contact email: liam@requireconsultancy.com
Job ref: REF: 6837
Published: 7 days ago
Expiry date: 13 October 2021

We are delighted to be handling the recruitment of this new exciting role on an exclusive basis on behalf of our client based in the heart of Salisbury. As Head of Culture and People, you will be joining a business group that brings their products to market which address the demands and needs of today’s online consumer, while providing the best possible service at the best possible price.

The main purpose of the role is to: establish and maintain a values-based performance culture, where the core company values guide decision making across the Group and supports employees to contribute to their full potential. Create and deliver both strategically and operationally a Group people management strategy to support the organisations strategic aims whilst providing expert HR advice and support.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop HR policies and procedures to underpin the Culture and People strategy whilst promoting consistency and fairness across the group

  • Provide expert HR advice to Directors & Managers in line with business objectives, policies, procedures and current legislation

  • Apply expert knowledge to initiate ideas, challenge the Senior team where required

  • Be excited by the prospect of project management across an array of HR functions. A Learning & Development strategy to ensure continuous development is an example of this

  • Support the management team to evolve the organisational structure and develop strategy for recruitment and retention

  • Liaise with departments across the business

  • Create maintain and support a structure of regular feedback meetings and appraisals in line with culture and values of the organisation

  • Ensure performance management processes are in place

  • Stay abreast of and ensure compliance with employment legislation

  • Maintain HR records

  • Manage and support the process of induction of all new staff

  • Work closely with board level and demonstrate a versatility to liaise with various offices within the Group

Experiences and skills we are looking for:

  • Sound and up to date understanding of current HR and organisational development practices

  • Excellent knowledge of UK employment legislation and codes of practices and their practical application

  • Postgraduate degree holder in human resources or equivalent experience

  • Fully qualified CIPD with some clear experience since qualifying is essential

  • A leader within HR - Someone who implements and improves strategy but equally someone who can handle any generic HR queries

The company are at an exciting stage of their life and now is the time to bring in a key senior HR Manager to help shape and develop the business. You will need to show versatility, strength in being able to influence and communicate as well as calling on your skills and experiences. The role is full time, based in Salisbury but your role will include liaising and on the odd occasion visiting three other locations in the UK under the group.

If a refreshing challenge such as this appeals, where you can add tremendous value and help shape an already successful venture for the next stage of their growth plan, then this is the role for you.

Please contact Liam to discuss the role today.