Head of People & Culture - Award-Winning eCom Brand
Head of People & Culture - Award-Winning eCom Brand
London & Colchester Based
Competitive Salary Package + Bonus + Benefits
++ Calling dynamic, agile and FUN people-leaders who have built awesome places to work for digital / tech / fast-growth companies ++
Ready to Dominate Life™ and join one of the most exciting and fastest-growing brands in the UK?
We are officially one of the UK’s fastest growing companies. Not only did we rank number 34 in the recent Sunday Times Fast Track league table, but we also placed as the 6th fastest growing online retailer in the UK.
Despite such success, we are just at the start of our journey. With 13 European websites and counting, plus expansion into the USA, China and beyond; we have ambitions to become the No.1 online sports nutrition brand in Europe – and ultimately the world. We need your help to do this. Join the likes of Anthony Joshua, Tom Daley, Jonathan Joseph, Lucy Watson & Lucy Mecklenburgh - our brand ambassadors who all share our vision to Dominate Life™ and be the best…
The Head of People & Culture Opportunity:
We are a fast-paced, high-growth and ambitious business – attributes which have created an opening for this newly appointed role as Head of People. The successful applicant will lead the development and implementation of people strategies, which support the company's mission, vision and strategic goals.
The Head of People will focus heavily on building the brand and internal culture so that it becomes, and is perceived as, a best-in-class company to work for.
The role will lead the whole People function, from talent acquisition through to people development, retention and succession planning – whilst providing the best possible HR service across the business.
We have a diverse workforce with a range of job roles – from warehouse and production operatives – to a variety of office-based roles spanning marketing, finance, product development, ecommerce, IT & customer service. It would, therefore, suit someone who has experience as Head of People across a variety of working environments.
+ Driving HR strategy and co-ordinating HR initiatives that align the company’s goals and mission/vision, particularly in relation to employee engagement and retention
+ Responsible for the development and achievement of the People strategies and objectives
+ Accountable for providing best in class service across all elements of the People function including talent attraction, recruitment, induction, engagement, reward, retention, and talent development
+ Supporting business leaders to develop a high performance culture focused on achievement and continuous development
+ Facilitating effective communication across departments and from business leaders throughout the organisation and advising the leadership team on employee impact of business initiatives, projects, policies and procedures
+ Implementing initiatives to promote us as an employer of choice
+ Overseeing recruitment for all departments across the business, understanding how to attract and retain talent in an competitive market particularly for specialist skill areas
+ Developing the strategic and operational use of HR data to guide business decisions
+ Leading the L&D agenda and implementing a structured training needs analysis to identify and maximise the potential of talent within the team
+ Leading talent development and succession planning appropriate for the future of this fast-paced business
+ Leading People-related projects with the support of the HR Manager
+ Prepare and manage financial budgets for the department and assisting business leaders with people budgets across departments
+ Act as the final escalation point as an advisor on complex ER issues and maintaining compliance with employment legislation at all times
+ Act as a role model for leadership and people development
Ideal Candidate Specification:
+ Proven experience in a similar senior level role, leading a successful HR team in a fast-paced, high performance work environment (Preferably from a digital / tech / fast-growth company
+ Significant experience in leading organisations, senior managers, and teams through organisational change driving a performance culture and developing high performing leaders and teams
+ CIPD Level 7 qualified and evidence of CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
+ Experience working as part of a leadership team and advising managers at Director / C-Level
+ Strategic understanding of People agendas and best in class practices
+ Full breadth of experience in managing talent attraction, recruitment, performance management, employee engagement, organisational change and culture development
+ Experience in developing organisational culture in a high growth SME
+ Ability to act as a role model for working collaboratively, leadership, and valuing and developing employees
+ Excellent communicator and a deep understanding of employee engagement
+ Innovative and strategic thinking with the ability to translate business goals into people strategy
+ Strong numerically with the ability to interrogate and interpret data to a high level
+ Drive to provide exceptional customer service throughout the HR Team
+ Proven ability to challenge and influence business leaders
+ Resilience and determination to positively overcome barriers
Salary & Benefits:
+ Salary: Negotiable - Based on expertise
+ Annual Company Bonus Scheme – up to 15%
+ Company discount scheme
+ Perk Box subscription with reduced price gym memberships, cinema tickets and free mobile phone insurance
+ Casual dress code
Apply now for fast-track path straight to the MD.
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Head of People, VP, People, Head of HR, Head of Employee Culture, HR Director.
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