Head of HR

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£90000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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A market leading, international SME Financial Services company is looking for a Head of HR for a 9-12 month FTC. Managing a small team, you will be responsible for devising and implementing the People Strategy to ensure the company meets their business objectives. You will be managing all relevant HR processes and ensure HR policies are implemented across the UK, US and Singapore. This is a hands on role advising and supporting the management team and employees across a specific business function plus driving international HR projects. This is great opportunity to work for a truly international, highly successful and diverse company

Salary: paying up to £90,000 to £120,000 plus bonus and benefits

Hybrid working


  • 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 utilising key data in order to advise them on a commercially focused HR & People Strategy, influencing them on the best course of action
  • Acting as a trusted advisor, providing excellent HR Services to management and employees across the employee spectrum including recruitment, talent, performance management, compensation, L&D and ER
  • Championing continuous improvement and leading/participating in HR projects regionally and internationally
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory requirements
  • 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 Financial Services
  • You must have experience of working for an international SME and also used to working in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrate great people management skills with the development mindset
  • A proven track record in delivering successful HR projects on budget and in time
  • 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
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to adapt to different business needs and having the mindset of continuous improvement.
  • Another European language is desirable but not essential


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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