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Head Of HR - Operations

Location: NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 47,000-54,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: HR Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 8
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-409921

My client based in Newbury, are currently looking for an established Head of HR to join them on a permanent basis.

A truly hands on role, you will report directly to the COO working closely to ensure effective business change and strategies are delivered though an effective HR service .

With 3 direct reports, you will act as a mentor to continued development within the HR Department to lead the HR Function business wide. Identifying key areas for improvement, with a key customer focus on all decisions.

Free parking on site
22 Days Holiday + BH 
Friendly HR Department
Subsidised lunches 
Generous pension scheme

Main duties: 

  • Partner with the CEO to identify continual improvement opportunities within the business, updating and creating policies & process where necessary
  • Develop and ensure the HR Strategy aligns with the business plans keeping a commercial approach with the employee in mind
  • Lead the HR Team to partner with the client group, developing clear plans and how to deliver these operationally.
  • Monitor sickness absence, working closely with occupational health 
  • Develop continual process improvement for recruitment systems and processes that embed Safer Recruitment at every stage
  • Partner closely with senior managers, to coach and manage performance 
  • Regularly review Employee Handbook
  • Stay up to date with UK Employment Law and Legislation changes - acting as subject matter expert for the team
  • Work on Employee Engagement and wellbeing initiatives 

Due to the busy nature of this role, we are looking for a dedicated HR Lead that has experience of managing a team, and is a real team player. A HR Leader that can liaise in close relationships with board level, and continually develop employees. You will be CIPD qualified and demonstrate at least 10 years experience within a generalist HR Role.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please get in touch with Charlotte Chandler at REED Human Resources in Reading.

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