Head of HR Consulting

Reading, England
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Amanda Salaam
Job Type
HR Director
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a proactive and strategic role which will require senior client stakeholder engagement and interaction as part of the internal senior management team across all lines of service offered. The successful candidate will be an HR leader experienced in working with Executives, leading and developing a successful team and able to exhibit high levels of personal initiative, commercial acumen and strategic thinking.

Client Details

Working for the benefit of clients within the UK's Financial Services sector, my client has successfully built a reputation for service delivery and innovation. Having grown to become one of the leading financial and administration outsourcing companies serving this sector, they have multiple offices across the UK employing just under 200 people. Their approach is to provide a personal service tailored to each client, with small, dedicated, cross-discipline teams ensuring that the expertise within the company can be drawn upon. The business is clearly focused on embedding the values of integrity, transparency, a collegiate approach and, above all, a dedication to quality. With a client base which contains some of the best known and most respected names in the investment space, the growth agenda is clear and exciting.


Lead a growing team of HR Consulting professionals providing advice to clients in the financial services industry

Manage profit and revenue of HR Consulting function

Motivate and lead the team to deliver high quality service to clients at all times

Lead and develop the team to deliver, collaborate and share best in class people initiatives

Provide guidance and assistance to clients on a range of HR issues:

Update policies and procedures consistent with UK employment legislation and ACAS guidelines

Assist in the development of bespoke HR policies and employee handbooks

Contribute to the implementation of HR software projects

Review settlement agreements and contracts of employment

Attend legal update seminars and take responsibility to be up to date with the latest changes at all time

Attend industry events representing HR Consulting team and wider business

Act as Client Relationship Manager for clients, joining with other internal teams to provide a collaborative approach should the client take more than one service

Build reputation of the HR Consulting team in a key area of market focus winning new clients and selling services into existing clients of the business that don't currently use HR Consulting services

Work with other members of senior management to grow wider business and cross sell our other lines of service - Accountancy, Tax, Payroll and Company Secretarial


Experience of Consultancy and / or outsourcing

Experienced of working with a Financial Services client base

Excellent communication and people skills to enable successful engagement with team and clients

Ability to drive results whilst handling multiple projects in fluid environments

A confident and positive attitude with excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

Strong decision making capability coupled with high levels of personal initiative and pro activity

Embraces change and able to identify opportunities that arise from it

Job Offer

Competitive salary, annual bonus and wider benefits

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