UK Head of People & HR - Global eCom Tech Provider
London EC2V + Watford circa 2 Days Per Week
£80,000 - £95,000 + Company Benefits Package
Excellent career opportunity for a dynamic, agile and FUN people-leader with the ability to balance hands-on HR management with championing a culture befitting of a global technology provider.
The role would be a natural fit for candidates working in the digital / technology sector with the skills, expertise and vision to lead our:
Operational HR Management || Organisational Effectiveness || Leadership and Talent Management || Workplace Culture Management
Who we are:
We are a global eCommerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to make a big impact through eCommerce.
How? By creating outstanding eCommerce platforms and inspired shopper journeys. It’s why we work with some of the most exciting brands around such as GAME, Halfords, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges and Ted Baker.
Tell me more! We’re an inclusive group of more than 1500 globally with 550 thinkers and doers based in the UK. Our reputation is based on having the best in the business – people who are inspired yet straight-talking, and who really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about innovation in everything we do, and proud of what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them.
With new, state-of-the-art offices in Watford, and two other agency offices in London, we’ve got 20 locations mapped across Europe, North America and Asia.
Reporting into the COO the Head of People & HR serves as a key member of the organisation’s senior leadership team and is responsible for leading the vision, strategy, development and execution of organisational effectiveness, talent and culture management programmes to achieve business results.
The successful candidate will do this through strategic programme development and execution, offering progressive, forward-thinking coaching and counsel on all issues related to the organisation’s talent and culture, as well as leading the greater HR team in striving to be a world class talent management department.
The role currently has responsibility for HR Business Partners, Advisors and administrators across two locations in the UK and one in China, this is likely to expand over time. Responsibility also exists for our HR and L&D.
Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and to challenge for smarter ways of doing things; a team player proud of their work who wants to share it.
You will have a customer-first mindset, with the maturity and initiative to do what it takes keep our clients happy, including some working at client locations. When our clients win – we win!
We need you to be really great at:
+ A minimum of 10 years of relevant HR leadership experience, preferably in a related professional services industry
+ CIPD Level 7 qualified and evidence of CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
+ A proven track-record of advancing a corporate culture and successfully leading significant change management initiatives+ Previous experience in leading the design and delivery of a global HR Change and Transformation Strategy
+ Experience of supporting employees and management across the business, including working with a senior management and executive team.
+ Demonstrated advanced knowledge of creating and leading talent management principles and practices including those pertaining to talent management, organisational development, performance management, employee relations, internal communications, mergers and acquisitions; with demonstrated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing these areas
+ Must demonstrate the ability to balance accountability with emotional intelligence when interacting with team members at all levels
+ Requires well-developed and highly effective listening, communication, presentation and persuasive skills, including the ability to receive, process and present both strategic and tactical information to diverse audiences
+ Experience leading and developing a world class HR Systems function that underpins business strategy and reinforces a performance culture
+ Demonstrated innovative approach – focused on continuous improvement
+ The personality, confidence, gravitas and cultural awareness to operate at all levels in the UK and internationally.
+ Demonstrated ability to negotiate, influence, evaluate and manage conflicting priorities effectively in a fast paced environment with senior level leaders
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Head of Recruitment
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.