UK HR Country Lead

Ashley Kate HR
White City
£80k per year
Closing date
19 Oct 2022

View more

Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Director
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

We are currently recruiting for a UK Country lead to join our global client on a full-time permanent basis in White City (3 days office, 2 days home based)
UK HR Country Lead | White City | £80K | Supply Chain/Retail | Hybrid
Reporting to the European GM, you will lead a country team on all people related matters for their UK businesses, contributing to global projects and initiatives, collaborating with senior leaders to ensure the appropriate people strategy is in place supporting the business growth plans.
This is a broad generalist role, requiring strong commercial skills and a passion for business. You will be a true business partner, who likes to work autonomously and independently.
Commercially minded and numerically literate with the ability to understand budgets, manpower and payroll costs.
About the role
·Lead the HR/People function including line management responsibility for 4 direct reports.
·Providing HR/People and Culture advice, guidance, coaching, and support to UK based senior leaders.
·Identify, design, and execute a People and Culture programme incorporating all aspects of HR Management to meet business needs and be part of the business.
·Management of all talent acquisition, recruitment, selection and development processes including all related processes.
·Responsible for management information, payroll, and the management of employee records, both manually and electronically, including the maintenance of the (global) HR database.
·Managing employee relations, including disciplinary procedures, grievances, and supporting the management of performance at all levels in the organization.
·Coordination and implementation of the Learning and Development initiatives across the UK Region, including identifying training needs and developing individual development plans.
·Review and maintain local and group police to ensure compliance with relevant local legislation.
·Communicating strategies across the regional area of responsibility
·Development and implementation of UK compensation and benefits programme.
About you
·CIPD qualified
·Proven experience in a generalist role in a fast-paced global or matrix environment - Essential
·Demonstrable experience of operating both strategically and operationally as this is very much a 'hands on' leadership role.
·Strong UK employment law knowledge and experience across the full employee lifecycle.
·You will have a real passion for HR a strong sense of ethics and a high level of integrity and demonstrate an unquestionable level of discretion and confidentiality.
·Positive, self-motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter, with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with employees at all levels within the organisation and externally.
·Ability to collaborate and be able to work effectively as a part of a team or independently on your own initiative.



Ashley Kate is recognised as a 'Recruiter of Choice' for HR and Finance recruitment. Our business model centres around becoming a true business partner for our candidates and clients and our ability to offer a portfolio of services designed to meet your specific recruitment needs.

If you are recruiting or looking for a job, we are the hub for HR and Finance professionals. You can trust the services we provide because HR and Finance aren't just two of the things we do, it is what we do. Our extensive industry experience allows us to take our professionals' careers to the next level by providing a focus on quality and a complete dedication to all relationships. From global brands to small businesses, we offer a flexible range of HR and Finance recruitment services, recognising that organisations require a diverse range of skills. Our IRP accredited recruitment teams are aware of the demands placed on today's HR, Finance and Training professionals, which means we are committed to delivering a service that is personal, professional, straightforward, and valued by clients and candidates alike.

Our additional services include Employment Law Webinars, Virtual HR Director Boardroom forums, and Salary Guides.

Salary Guide

T [square]LI [square]F [square]YT [square]Instagram [square]




Apply for UK HR Country Lead

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Click here to find out more about TopCV

Your communication preferences

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Personnel Today Jobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Personnel Today Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and confirm that you have read our privacy policy, and our Cookie Use Policy. You should not include any sensitive personal data and/or private information about yourself in your CV including, but not limited to, D.O.B, national insurance number or medical information. If this information is required to apply for a job, it can be provided to the recruiter directly if required. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert