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Head of HR

Michael Page Human Resources
Leeds, England
£70000 - £75000 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare
Closing date
1 Feb 2022
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Job Details

The Head of HR role will sit on the SLT for the UK and will pioneer their own approach to HR, leading a high performing people function.

Client Details

The company are a recognisable brand with a focus on quality service and providing a point of difference in a competitive market. With city centre sits across the UK and Ireland, the 350 FTE headcount is spread and so the HR approach needs to have a strong focus on engagement and communication. Despite the sector having high turnover, this organisation prides itself on its long servers, however they are looking at ways to engage and progress talent throughout all areas of the business. With a Head office in Leeds they have a flexible approach to work on the basis that everyone adds value. The Head of HR has a team, sits on the SLT and has a responsibility to engage the wider business so some travel out into the operation, office base and occasional home working will mean the role is very varied.


The Head of HR will:

  • Lead the people function and team as a roll model
  • Work with the MD and SLT to design and deliver strategic direction of the business
  • Be innovative and proactive when it comes to engagement and internal communication
  • Be a collaborative facilitator of change and growth
  • Manage M&A activity and be responsible for driving the organisations vision and values throughout the TUBE and harmonisation process
  • Demonstrate creativity when it comes to talent acquisition and development
  • Manage all complex Employee relations and change activity
  • Be data driven and make recommendations based on strong commercial evidence


The successful candidate will:

  • Have extensive strategic and operational HR experience
  • Have some people management experience and be used to working with senior stakeholders
  • Tupe and M&A experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • CIPD qualified or equivalent
  • Experience in a commercial environment with demonstrable contribution towards driving effective people interventions that not only create a fantastic working environment but also contribute towards the organisations commercial objectives

Job Offer

The package is very competitive with strong car allowance and benefits making it circa £85-90K total compensation.



Private medical

Life assurance

Income protection


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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