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Head of People

Hays Human Resources
Chipping Sodbury, England
£74000.00 - £84000.00 per annum + full range of benefits including car
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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Construction & Property
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Director
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Head of People for well established Construction organisation in Bristol, up £84k +car + benefits, permanent.

Your new company
Hays is working exclusively with Ian Williams to recruit a Head of People based in their Chipping Sodbury office. Ian Williams is an award-winning organisation at the forefront of the direct delivery of innovative planned and responsive works across both the public & private sectors. This successful organisation works with high profile clients across the housing, education, senior living and commercial markets. They enjoy long-term relationships with their customers and are actively involved with many leading industry bodies, such as NHMF, Housing Forum, ARMA, ISBA, ARCO & EROSH. Across these sectors, Ian Williams specialises in property maintenance and improvement, both planned and reactive repairs, painting and redecoration programmes, passive fire protection and compliance services. This is an opportunity to join as their Head of People and contribute to further improving their range of achievements - some of which are listed below:

  • Privately owned - turnover of £100 million
  • Order book £370 million (Committed £245 million)
  • 98% Dun & Bradstreet Credit rating
  • Industry leader for 75 years
  • Directly employ over 900 people
  • We Invest in People Gold
  • 11% of trade workforce are apprentices
  • RoSPA Gold Award 13 successive years
  • Strategic long-term relationships extending to 2034
  • 80% turnover in Social Housing
  • 15 offices nationwide
  • Long-term regional and strategic partnerships.

Your new role
This is a key leadership role which will play a pivotal part in further developing and contributing to the organisation's future successes. This will include utilising your extensive HR experience and effective skills to ensure values are always upheld across the organisation. You will be championing the people agenda and communicating its strategic importance, as well as managing the HR teams - Employee Services, Training & Development, Recruitment. Your focus will be including proposing, designing, implementing and maintaining systems to enable recruitment, training, development, and retention of necessary Human Resources to meet the operational budgets and plans of the company. This will include defining and influencing organisational culture as well as managing internal communication to achieve organisational objectives.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need strong HR generalist management experience across key areas, including: Employee engagement, Employee wellbeing programme, Recruitment & induction Training & development, Talent identification & management, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Appropriate reward packages, Collaboration and communication across business, Operation of payroll, benefits, and pensions, Employment law compliance, Employee dispute resolution, Ownership of HR policies and procedures, Work with functional management and Directors to ensure compliance with HR policies and procedures We are looking for a HR professional with a proven track in the following areas: Leadership, Communication and Vision, Teamwork and building an environment for people to succeed, Customer focus, Judgement and decision making, Managing Risk, Delivery and results, Employee Development, Influence, Change management.

Interviews for this position will be taking place at Ian Williams head office in Chipping Sodbury Bristol - 9th and 11th November 2021.

This senior leadership position will require: Honesty; is trustworthy, open, and sincere. Adaptability: identifies ways to add value, seeks smarter ways of working, is responsive and adapts to change. Collaboration: works in partnership with others, works with others to solve problems. Respect: is considerate of other people feelings, shows gratitude, is polite and considerate. Integrity: does the right thing in a reliable way, is mindful of the consequences of decisions and actions. Ownership: takes responsibility for own performance, acts on issues that impact results, keeps promises.

What you'll get in return
This is a hybrid with the opportunity to work from home combined with sometime in the office to maximise relationships internally and externally. People within this organisation is valued and engaged, passionate and professional which is key to adding value to clients and sustaining success and their mission is to be a company loved by its employees and customers, as strive to achieve this by ensuring the values and behaviours our teams demonstrate every day support this aim, creating a safe, supportive and friendly working environment where employees can do their best work - fully understanding that different people want different things from a workplace. They have a flexible, diverse, open, honest and fun culture and regularly promote talent from within. They are also focused on attracting, training and developing the very best talent from our industry and providing people with a long-term sustainable future with the company. With many traditional and non-traditional opportunities for talent progression across the organisation, they pride themselves on giving individuals the opportunity to fulfil potential and achieve fair rewards. We also realise that there is more to rewarding employees than just salary and bonus schemes and we are constantly looking at ways to improve this. Overview of benefits for the Head of People role: Basic salary Up to £84,000 pa + range of benefits Profit Share Company Scheme (on target earnings circa 10%) Company Car Fully financed (typical vehicle - Mercedez E Class) Pension DC scheme - company contribution of 10% Private Medical Insurance For individual and family.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please ensure your updated CV highlights your relevant experience and previous achievements in the required areas. Click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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