Group Head of HR

    Group Head of HR

  • £70,000 per annum + bonus + car
  • West Sussex
  • Full Time
  • LOCATION: West Sussex
  • SALARY: c.£70k, Bonus, Car
  • POSTED: 16
  • TYPE: Full Time
  • REFERENCE: 11085

Our client (t/o c.£100m) is a market leader within its sector and it has a manufactured product portfolio that is second-to-none. The company is flourishing as it enjoys a period of organic and acquisition-based growth, the latter with the goal of enhancing its international footprint.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a new role with the principal purpose of ensuring that the business has the competencies and organisational strength to meet its stated business objectives.

The Role:

  • Develop and lead an HR function that services the operational needs of the business as well as providing strategic insight on people matters as part of the Senior Management Team.
  • Build a centralised skills and talent development model which ensures that people are developed or hired in line with, and ahead of the curve, in a rapidly changing technology landscape. This will involve the skills mapping and identification of training needs across the company.
  • Oversee, making changes where necessary, the HR functional infrastructure including contract management, rewards and benefits, transactional HR and payroll services, management of employee relations and design/management of talent development plans.

The Candidate:

  • Degree qualified with an understanding of organisational model and design.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a head of department in a manufacturing business, with a distinct preference for those who have both international and post-acquisition integration experience.
  • A strong track record of change management gained in a dynamic operating environment, driving co-operation across the company.
  • Demonstrable success in influencing business stakeholders using a variety of influencing styles, interacting comfortably at all levels within the organisation and the ability to navigate a blend of cultures.

Please quote reference number ‘11085’ when applying.

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