Head of HR

08 September 20222022-09-08
Reading, Berkshire
Up to £75,000 DOE
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Great client, based in lovely new offices near Reading station!



Great colleagues (personally and professionally)

Brand new HQ in Reading, 2 minutes’ walk from Reading station

Flexible working – home and office

Competitive salary and commission plan

25 days annual leave

Culture of continuous learning and development

Opportunity to progress your career

HR Role Overview

The Head of HR role will be fundamental to developing our company’s culture, while developing employees, organising HR-related processes, and driving recruitment. We are looking to appoint a strong and ambitious leader who will organise the implementation of various policies and programmes and help drive positive change within the business. Partnering with stakeholders across the business, the candidate will ensure our HR strategy, tactics and operational considerations align with the wider business goals. You will work closely with the CEO (who considers understanding and managing culture a key principle for success), and other senior team members while gathering sector and industry standards for benchmarking best practice. You will help lead employee engagement and performance across the business and be responsible for handling employment law issues. As appropriate you will help assess the cultural fit of acquisition targets and will then work to harmonise HR practices between businesses.

Key Responsibilities
▪Rolling out the company’s new “4Cs” cultural framework while ensuring full commitment to its success throughout the business
▪Developing and implementing other/sub- HR initiatives in line with organisational objectives
▪Leading the organisation’s talent acquisition, learning and development, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, talent management HR information systems (HRIS) and any HR-relatedfinancial planning
▪Liaising directly with the executive board and being accountable for the performance of the HR function, as well as providing tactical counsel on all people matters
▪Contributing to long-term goals around business and people development, including succession planning and talent acquisition
▪Developing company HR policies
▪Leading the analysis of employee feedback and data, with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture
▪Global responsibility for the talent functions and culture
▪Leading the HR element of any M&A acquisition, ensuring we have a smooth integration of each business