3 months ago
Head of HR
An exciting Head of HR opportunity with a local council.
Leicester is an exciting and enjoyable place to live and work. It has a rich history and a wonderful built and natural environment. It is a rapidly growing economy in a strategic position in the country. As a result it has a growing national and international profile.
Position: Head of HR
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £66,563 to £74,194
Closing Date: 29th September 2017
Assessment Centre: 11th October 2017
Interview Date: 13th October 2017
About the Role:
This is an exciting role, providing the successful candidate with the opportunity to shape and influence the organisation via a number of critical HR led initiatives; performance management, supporting transformation, workforce planning, attraction and entry to employment to name but a few. The role directly manages five functional areas; Organisational Development & Resourcing, Transformation & Service Improvement, Operations, Policy & Projects as well as Health & Safety.
Organisational culture, leadership and performance management are key priorities for our client, which will underpin the transformation of services via key priorities such as channel shift, digital transformation and smart cities technologies. The post-holder will be pivotal in identifying and shaping culture, promoting the authority’s vision of operating with creativity and drive for the benefit of Leicester and its people.
The role will manage multiple relationships; engaging and influencing the City Mayor and Executive, working with Directors and Senior Managers as a member of the Corporate Management Team, as well as forging strong links with Trade Union colleagues, Employee Support Groups and our employees. They are committed to listening to the views of its employees to enhance understanding, as well as develop a strong evidence-base for developing people related solutions.
This is a critical role focusing on the organisation’s agenda to ‘enable our people to do their best work’ as committed public servants, working closely with stakeholders across the authority to provide flexible solutions that have tangible impact. The post-holder will lead and inspire the Human Resources service to deliver initiatives that add real value, ensuring that highly professional, and quality support and advice continue to be provided.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about HR; be resilient, tenacious, positive and enthusiastic with the ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders. They will be experienced in leading HR services, with an innovative and creative approach. The successful candidate may be looking for the next stage in their career development, in a large and challenging multi-functional environment that is committed to improving important public services for the citizens of Leicester.
You may have experience of the following: Head of HR, Human Resources Manager, CIPD, Head of Human Resources, HR Manager, HR Generalist, HRBP, HR Business Partner, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Generalist etc
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.