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Head of HR

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£90000 - £110000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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Accountancy Banking, Finance & Insurance
Job Type
HR Generalist
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Job Details

A diverse and entrepreneurial international SME Asset Management company is looking for a Head of HR UK for a 12 month FTC. Managing a team of four, you will be responsible for devising and implementing the UK People Strategy to ensure the company meets their business objectives. This is great opportunity to work for a truly international, highly successful and forward thinking company.

Salary: £90000 - £110000 plus bonus and benefits


  • Leading the HR team, driving and supporting priorities and workflow to ensure the company hits their business objectives
  • Working closely with the Senior Leadership team and utilise key data in order to advise them on a commercially focused HR & People Strategy, influencing them on the best course of action
  • Promoting change initiatives, a performance culture, and continuously reviewing productivity and employee development
  • Providing data analysis and insights company wide on areas such staff turnover, cost per hire etc
  • Implementing and overseeing the recruitment strategy, responsibility for the HR budget and leading on special projects
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory requirements
  • Working closely with Compliance and Senior Management to ensure employees are performing to the best of their potential
  • Giving counsel and overseeing complex employee relations issues
  • Coordinating and advising senior management on remuneration policies and staff salaries based on external benchmarks
  • Establishing and implementing policies and initiatives across the various HR functions

Skills and Experience

  • You must have gained the above Head of HR experience within Asset Management or Financial Services
  • You must have experience of working for an international SME and also used to working in a matrixed environment
  • Leading Payround experience is essential
  • Demonstrate great people management skills with the development mindset
  • Strong communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to influence different business areas and management levels
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of HR trends and practices
  • Demonstrate commerciality and a strong knowledge of current UK employment law
  • A motivated and proactive individual with the ability to adapt to different business needs and having the mindset of continuous improvement.


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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