Head of HR

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The Role

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of HR will be fundamental in managing organisational development, resourcing and culture. As part of the Management Team, the Head of HR will be responsible for the strategic planning of the Human Resources function throughout Sotheby's Institute of Art - London as well as ensuring compliance through developing, maintaining and disseminating HR policies and processes.

The role is responsible for the whole employee lifecycle, and the successful candidate must be comfortable working at both a strategic and an operational/transactional level. In addition to ensuring exceptional HR service delivery, it's expected that the Head of HR will contribute to long term organisational and people goals (including risk management and succession planning), in hand with implementing HR initiatives and fostering an engaged, high performing culture.

Your Profile
  • Relevant professional certificate from an accredited organisation such as the CIPD and committed to continuous professional development
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar HR Manager role possessing a strong dual skill-set both strategically and operationally; with solid employment law knowledge and outstanding communication skills
  • As a key leader across the organisation, you will be able to challenge and influence, coupled with the necessary commercial acumen to contribute to strategic decision making and drive forward positive change
  • It is highly advantageous if you have gained experience within the higher education sector and have an interest in the art world
Closing Date - 22/07/18
Interview Date - Week commencing 30/07/18

Please do not wait until the closing date to apply as initial interviews will be conducted by Hays throughout the process.

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