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Head of HR

Michael Page Human Resources
City of London, England
Closing date
27 Dec 2021

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Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Director
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Job Details

Previously worked in a LLP firm.

Experience in Professional Services.

Client Details

Leading Architecture firm


  • Advise Senior Management on HR strategies, policies and practices.
  • Provide advice on all ER matters and providing solutions in line with employment legislation and business objective
  • Attend and report at monthly Operations meeting and report on key MI
  • Plan and facilitate new HR policy and procedure in line with legislation
  • Facilitate employee engagement survey and roll out HR initiatives that arise
  • Advise on and employment staff PIPs to meet identifies needs and areas of concern to satisfy company requirement
  • Advise on, roll out and communicate HR projects according to employment legislation (restructure, contractual changes)
  • Facilitate comps and bens management systems and the operation of the Practice's pay structure and bonus scheme
  • Undertake internal and external bench marking to ensure comps and bens are both competitive and equitable
  • Liaise with insurance brokers on all administration relating to Private Medical, Group life insurance and the Group PHI scheme, including renewals and claims.
  • To advise and find solutions on dismissal in line with legislation and to meet company requirement
  • Advise on handling disciplinary, performance management and grievance matters
  • Keep contracts of employment, policy and other legal documentation up-to-date as new legislation arises
  • Keep up to date and put forward HR initiatives to support Diversity and Inclusion agenda
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and good personnel practice and introduce innovations we appropriate
  • Plan and facilitate the annual programme of Staff Reviews, put forward staff development programmes to meet identified training needs
  • Evaluate feedback on training courses attended
  • Continuously evaluate and improve HR information systems to ensure that data held can generate accurate reports for decision-making on key personnel issues and completion of surveys
  • Line management and development of the HR team
  • Oversee and provide guidance to recruitment process and resourcing of staff internally
  • Oversee and provide guidance to HR Advisor on the immigration/visa/work permit process and the Company's sponsorship license
  • Oversee and provide guidance to HR team on annual and sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave
  • Other duties as required


  • CIPD qualified
  • Proven HR Manager experience in medium size organisation (300+ staff)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to manage and deliver multiple projects with similar deadlines
  • Understanding of current employment legislation and HR compliance
  • Experience managing and developing a team
  • Able to prioritise and delegate work
  • Experience writing policies
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, but also as part of a team
  • Confident working with and speaking to people at all levels

Job Offer

Great company culture

Competitive benefits


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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