Head of HR

This enterprising, industry leading global professional services company with more than 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 69 countries are recruiting for a Head of HR to take responsibility for the UK population of approximately 950 people. Reporting to the COO and executive committee, the role requires a strong leader of people, experience in stakeholder management, you will create and implement an integrated people strategy which balances the needs of the business whilst meeting corporate requirements ensuring that key talent is attracted, developed, rewarded, motivated and retained building a high performance culture and engaged workforce.

The critical nature of the role means you must have experience leading and developing an HR function within a professional or fee earning environment. You will be comfortable and have experience in not only leading a team of 12 HR professionals. You will be able to present demonstrable evidence in driving people-related change with delivery as a key component of success. You will be responsible for developing a strong talent management strategy with robust attraction and retention plans and a talent identification program and succession plan. You'll also develop a performance and reward process aligning individual goals with the strategic plan. Strong and up to date knowledge of UK employment law is essential as overseeing employee relations a requirement.

You'll be an accomplished executive team member equally comfortable with commercial decision making as leading the people agenda and have the personal gravitas and credibility to influence at board level.

You'll also have the ability to balance defining strategy and delivering pragmatic solutions in order develop HR processes that are relevant to the current and future needs of the organisation, making a considerable contribution to its success and growth.

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