HR & Talent Director - Global eCommerce Consultancy
Watford / Moorgate, London Based + Ad-hoc International Travel
Six Figure Salary Package + Company Benefits
++ An excellent opportunity for a board level candidate with solid digital services experience (tech brand, agency or consultancy) to join an award-winning global technology partner powering eCommerce for the likes of Audi UK, Selfridges, Sainsburys and Ted Baker ++
// Who we are
We are an award-winning global digital eCommerce consultancy with operations in London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Melbourne and New Delhi. We’re part of the global WPP group and Wunderman Commerce.
Our aim is to define, design and deliver dynamic, high performance, state-of-the-art eCommerce sites for the world’s leading brands. We work for some of the best… Audi UK, Habitat, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Ted Baker and many more.
Our DNA is what pulls us all together. We want to make our clients happy. Our reputation is based on having the best people in the business, who are straight talking and really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about the innovative approach we take in everything we do, and proud of what our teams achieve. We show respect for all, and trust and empower our people - and we won’t settle for second best!
As our business grows, we need to find new people who share our values, work ethic and DNA. We especially want to encourage more women to join us and take a key role in shaping and moulding some of the best eCommerce sites in the world.
This is newly created Board Director role to support the rapid growth of a global eCommerce Services Provider. This is a rare opportunity to be part of an industry leading Executive team supporting internal growth to elevate our people processes, practices to the top of the organisation as we continue to make our mark in the industry.
You will be responsible for leading the HR, Recruitment, Talent and L & D initiatives across the organisation whilst working closely to support the Board and Senior Managers to meet their business needs. This requires a fast-paced strategic approach alongside a roll-up-your sleeves attitude and delivery focus.
You will have digital services industry knowledge and a clear understanding of what drives an agency focussed on software development & delivery
Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and find new ways of doing things. A team player who is proud of your work, wants to share with everyone, and able to build trust and consensus across the organisation. You like working in a fast-paced environment and are driven by the desire to help continuously improve our people agenda across the organisation
You may already be operating at Director level with HR responsibilities for some time else be looking for that break where you can show what you can do on a bigger stage.
This is a challenging role, with high expectations of delivering material benefits to the organisation and its leadership team. We are seeking candidates able to demonstrate prior experience of delivering substantive change, at scale, across complex organisations and those managing high levels of growth.
The bit….we need you to be really great at:
+ Extensive experience in upscaling operations in an environment of constant change in either a Technology, Services or Consulting business.
+ Highly influential, commercially astute, and a credible HR professional with recruitment and talent experience within the technology or consulting sectors.
+ Confident and flexible with a strong business acumen and have a successful track record in HR partnering effectively with the business. You will be an excellent relationship builder and have a focus on end delivery.
+ Deep knowledge of HR best practice within the context of organisation and business practicalities covering principles and practices of UK talent human resources management, L&D and recruitment.
+ Experience in the design, development and delivery of an HR strategy across Talent, L&D, ER, Recruitment and Reward.
+ You will be a charismatic leader who brings a degree of passion to your role, you will be confident to lead an organisation through change and create a positive people culture whilst delivering the Organisation’s business objectives in a commercial environment as well as being familiar working with a Board of Directors.
+ Experience of company acquisitions and integration initiatives
+ Ability to balance effective process with inspiring ideas and a restless curiosity that constantly drives effective improvements for the business
+ Have the ability to work flexibly, calmly and efficiently whilst responding to a multiple and ever-changing business priorities
+ Proactive in identifying opportunities to improve business performance through our people
+ Excellent communication – both written and oral, negotiation and influencing skills, with the ability to relate to all employees and management at all levels. Will need to have the gravitas to lead a diverse team and influence others.
+ Highly ethical operator, standing for the ‘right thing’ and maintaining required confidentiality
+ Relevant bachelors/master's degree (CIPD fully qualified)
+ A willingness to travel internationally to support the business as needed.
If you know some of this even better!
+ Previous international exposure
+ Previous experience working in a large matrixed organisation
We look forward to hearing from you…
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