Head of HR

Permanent | £55,000 per annum

We are delighted to be working with this client in North Cardiff, they form part of a global organisation which holds excellence at the heart of its operation.  They are looking to recruit a collaborative, dynamic and experienced Head of HR to lead the function. This organisation has an inclusive and professional culture and believes in investing in it's people to ensure service delivery continues to surpass expectation and deliver results.

This is an organisation that strives to be forward thinking and put their people at the forefront of their agenda, investing in talent and culture initiatives.  This is the ideal role for a HR leader who enjoys a busy and changing environment whilst working collaboratively with it's talented and loyal HR team and with internal stakeholders across the organisation.

A member of the senior leadership team, the Head of HR role allows strategic input and reports to a HR Director, based in Europe. As Head of HR, this role influences the HR strategic plan and operational goals, contributing to organisation-wide policies which need to be aligned to local practices and procedures

The job

  • Lead and fully execute key initiatives that support the HR strategy, contributing on all key people processes (performance management, compensation, benefits, payroll, learning and development programs, etc.)

  • Within the agreed budget, create and implement a variety of learning and training programs to support the needs of the employees and the business

  • Develop and drive stakeholder change management plans appropriate to support incremental and transformational organisational change

  • Work closely with the HR leadership team to support all organisational changes and provides expert advice when called to do so  

  • Manage employee relations, partnering with key stakeholders to develop viable initiatives/interventions to create a positive and appreciative work culture    

  • Guide leaders and employees regarding Company policies, values, HR programs (benefits, pay and salary) administration and interpretation to ensure policies and procedures are handled consistently

  • Make use of data and analytics to uncover insights about employee engagement and opportunities to enhance retention and satisfaction

  • Have responsibility of managing the HR Budget for the Cardiff office  

  • Ensure that activities are in compliance with all local employment laws and regulations.

The person specification

  • Possess substantial experience in Human Resources with experience, in an international/multinational organization, Significant experience of working in a managerial or leadership role with a strong track record of personal achievement and advancement

  • Display strong strategic agility, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills – proven high learning agility

  • Able to forge outstanding working relationships across the team and with business leaders to influence the decision- making process. Trustworthy and discrete.

  • Proven experience of building/maintaining high performing teams

  • Dynamic problem solver that effectively oversees the execution of complex HR initiatives, whilst not shunning the day to day operational issues that need to be solved to ensure a strong internal customer focus

  • Have an international mindset and be culturally sensitive to working as part of a global HR team.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or in a related field

  • CIPD Level 7

Package and benefits

  • Salary up to £55,000 per annum

  • Flexible working to include working from home

  • 30 days holiday + Bank Holidays

  • 6% employer pension contribution

How to apply

For a full and comprehensive brief of the role, please email karen@sitka.wales in the first instance with your CV and she will get back to you soon as possible.

At a glance

Job title
Head of HR
£55,000 per annum
Date posted
Wednesday 13th November, 2019