Head of People & Culture - Part Time

The Oakleaf Partnership are working with a Tech Business to recruit for their Head of People & Culture.

Your Responsibilities

Lead the People & Culture (P&C) function and fully support the wider business sharing collective responsibility for overall business success

Work with the CEO and rest of Exec Team to shape the People & Culture strategy and to develop, motivate and reward it's people

Ensure the People & Culture contribution to the business plan is delivered in through recruiting the right people at the right time and at the right cost, via sound planning and a commercial, business-like approach running an efficient and effective recruitment process, issuing offers and contracts of employment

Ensure new joiners come in on approved packages and terms which are in line with their agreed framework

Develop viable career paths for people at all levels and in all roles, and leadership development plans for high potential people

Ensure succession plans are in place for all key senior roles across the business, and deputies in place for all critical roles

Develop and sound and clear policies and efficient HR processes for all aspects of the management of people

Manage employee relations and associated processes, disciplinary, grievance, performance improvement, redundancy

Experience, Skills & Aptitudes

CIPD or equivalent qualified

Comfortable in a fast paced, non-hierarchical small / medium business environment

Well-developed business acumen, with a pragmatic and commercial approach - understanding that people are critical assets but also a significant cost to the business

Strong management skills, including goal setting and prioritisation, coaching, listening and delegating

Innovative and creative thinking

High levels of motivation and self-management, resilience and tenacity in dealing with adversity

Exceptionally strong personal organisation, time management and project management skills will be critical in this busy role.

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