Head of HR - Leeds - c £75,000 - £80,000 plus bonus & benefits

Does working for an organisation whose primary goal is to improve the financial wellbeing and lives of potentially millions sound like your ideal career move for 2019? If so, then this opportunity with a 1,500 strong UK based charity could be the career move you've been waiting for.

Our Leeds based client is the pioneer of providing free debt advice. It is a people-centric organisation, whose vision is to create a society free from problem debt and its clients are at the heart of everything it does. It is a genuinely values-focused organisation with a social heart which delivers with a commercial edge.

Reporting into the recently appointed HR Director, this is an exciting time to join the organisation as it transforms strategically, organisationally and culturally, and continues to look at innovative ways to take its offering to new markets as well as focusing on treating the causes of problem debt. In essence it aims to help even more people turn their lives around.

We're seeking an experienced HR specialist who will lead in several key areas. Firstly, you will lead the team of People Partners, each with distinct areas of responsibility. Secondly you will lead the HR Shared Services centre where HR Operations, Reward and Renumeration and Employee Relations sit.

Strong candidates will need to be broad HR generalists with a strong technical HR background and have the leadership skills to manage a diverse team.

Specific sector experience is not a pre-requisite although candidates who have operated at the senior levels of regulated environments such as Financial Services, Utilities, Telco are more likely to hit the ground running. Contact centre experience and/or working in a fast-paced environment would be a real benefit too.

In summary, we are looking to appoint an experienced Head of HR/ Head of People, who is a bright, collaborative, innovative, pragmatic and versatile individual. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with an inspiring and committed senior leadership team for someone who wants to be part of an organisation which has a four year strategy for the future and truly improves the lives of millions.

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