HR Director

  • Fantastic HR Director role with a fast growth business
  • Full strategic and operational responsibility for the people agenda
  • About Our Client

    My client is a market leading, international US listed business looking to recruit a HR Director for a high profile, Executive level role within their London Head Office.

    Job Description

    This is an important role within my clients senior leadership team. They have achieved a great deal and grown substantially over the last few years in particular, and the next 2-3 years will be another important time in their development therefore presenting as an exciting time to join the team.

    With rapid growth comes the requirement to develop a best in class HR function to further develop and nurture most important and most carefully developed asset; their people. This therefore an opportunity for someone to come in at the start of the next chapter in the businesses development and make a significant contribution to our future. Working in a flat structure, this role has a very tactical and ownership focused element as well as being the strategic owner of the people agenda.

    Headline key deliverables will be -

  • To create and deliver the onshore People and Development vision across the across all regions ensuring that this meets the organisations needs
  • To be part of the Executive team and contribute to formulating the strategic direction of the business and future growth
  • To maintain and promote the organisation an employer of choice and promote externally/internally the commercial and people interests and the core values
  • To be mitigate people risks and ensure training compliance for the organisation
  • The Successful Applicant

    Broadly candidates must:

  • Shape and contribute to driving the overall global corporate strategy.
  • Create, own and deliver the onshore People and Development strategy and operationalize this into activity.
  • Collaborate closely with the offshore crewing department.
  • Coach and work as a trusted advisor to the Executive team by providing strategic leadership and direction on all HR and Development matters.
  • To work and collaborate with the other colleagues to share people and development best practice.
  • Ensure and implement effective HR and training systems that maximise the effectiveness of colleagues and drive critical role identification and succession planning.
  • Lead the people work stream on any business development or change programmes.
  • Represent the People and Development agenda and business requirements at both Board and Executive committees.
  • Develop a high performing People and Development function that is an advisory centre of excellence for the business.
  • Build a robust talent and succession strategy that supports the future business needs.
  • Assess, understand and review the organisation's resources and ensure that the structure and capability meets the business needs.
  • Champion our colleague engagement and ensure that our brand and colleague values are promoted throughout our business.
  • Support the governance of total employee costs across the business through an effective reward strategy, one which drives the right behaviour and rewards results.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on HR and company policies and provide effective support, resolution and improvements for issues in the workforce.

In addition candidate must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, able to translate a vision into engaging messages
  • An ability to influence, coach and build strong relationships
  • Be commercially aware and able to apply judgement and critical reasoning to various scenario's
  • Be a strong people manager and able to develop the existing team
  • Global / EMEA experience and able to think globally whilst acting in a local mind-set
  • Strong HR cultural, legal and development knowledge across various geographical regions

What's on Offer

Salary up to £165,000 plus broader package including STIP and LTIP

Ref Code: MPTC13934930Z

Closing Date: 24/08/2018

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