Head of People

Dublin, Republic of Ireland
£110000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + plus Benefits
18 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Annapurna HR
Job Type
HR Director
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a leading global technology business, is looking to appoint a Head of People to have responsibility for the Human Resources activity for the UK+Irish region. The Head of People is responsible for driving the people management strategy and managing the local HR team, procedures, and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving the HR agenda in partnership with Business Unit / Functional leaders with the aim of developing a high-performing workforce, an engaging employee experience and enabling Business Units / Functions to achieve business objectives
  • Working in partnership with Business Unit / Functional leaders to develop an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance
  • Developing high-performing HR teams
  • Key member of the UK+I Leadership Team, working in partnership with the CoE's and HR Services to action UK+I strategy effectively
  • Identifying new opportunities and trends to share across UK+I HR and continuously improve the HR impact
  • Organisation Design & Development
  • Resource and Talent Planning
  • Learning & Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Performance & Reward
  • Employee Engagement

Key Skills Required:

  • Extensive experience in a generalist HR management/senior HR role as well as ability to influence and work with senior leaders
  • Qualified CIPD member or equivalent professional qualification / Degree in HR or related discipline or deep generalist knowledge across key technical HR areas
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong track-record in HR generalist and change management roles
  • Commercial acumen and credibility
  • Extensive experience of managing a team
  • Faultless communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough working knowledge of market employment legislation
  • Ability to develop solid action plans and follow through
  • Ability to operate in a matrix and global organisation, working across cultures
  • Leadership capabilities in line with Leadership standards
  • Ability to make quality decisions in the face of ambiguity
  • Ability to adapt and learn, as well as drive change

If this role sounds like your next step - please, contact me:


Adam Purchase

Annapurna Recruitment

Similar jobs

Similar jobs