Head of HR & OD

Spalding, England
07 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Jacqui Wall
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Ashley Kate HR & Finance are pleased to be partnering with a commercially focused business in their search for an experienced Head of HR & OD

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and progressive HR leader. You will be a HR generalist who will apply your knowledge and experience across all areas of HR including workforce development, workforce planning, organisational development and change, resourcing, learning and development, reward and recognition and employee relations.

You will have line management responsibility of 2 HR Managers and overall responsibility for the strategic delivery and performance of HR service delivered by the HR Teams including, Payroll, training and HR admin support. Responsible for the oversight and delivery of the companies 'people' transformation plan and development of a corporate people plan which delivers continuous improvement across the company.
This is a hands-on role, you will be a confident and approachable individual who can deliver through a team of experienced and committed HR professionals, with the ability to consult and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders, leaders, and trade unions.

Through effective communication and consistency in your approach, you will shape our way of working. You will be solutions and results focused, happy to challenge the status quo to bring about positive change, and resilient and adaptable in challenging situations.

Supporting a data informed decision making approach you will apply strong analytical skills to regularly report on key HR metrics e.g. absence, headcount, turnover, benefits.

Head of HR & OD - The person.
·Skills & Education - CIPD Qualified and Chartered Member of CIPD and/or relevant degree in HR discipline
·Experience and results of managing, leading, improving teams and individual performance
·Knowledge and experience of managing corporate HR teams/services in a local government/public sector/LATCo/out-sourced environment
·Experience of: leading and developing an HR team for a relevant period of time after qualification;
·Delivering a strong performance management culture and ethos within HR environment
·Leading change and transformation.
·Continuous professional development across HR/OD - legal knowledge/best practice.
·Advanced practical and conceptual knowledge good HR processes
·Excellent organisational and influencing skills
·Experience of working with auditors (internal/external)
·Ability to prioritise and work to challenging timescales

Salary for the role is circa £50k however there is fantastic benefits on offer including, local government pension and 28 days holiday + Bank Holiday

If you would be interested in finding out more about this role then do get in touch on 0115 922 3000

If you are interested in this role, please apply or contact Ashley Kate for further details.

Ashley Kate specialise in recruitment nationwide for temporary, contract and permanent roles. We give equal priority to our candidate and client relationships and ensure we deliver a highly professional consultancy service at all times.

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