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Head of HR (fully CIPD-qualified Excellent benefits package

Head of HR (fully CIPD-qualified Excellent benefits package

Posted 5 April by Prospect Personnel Easy Apply Ended

Are you a fully CIPD-qualified HR professional, looking for a substantial new career challenge?

A fantastic new Head of HR role has arisen in Banbury, working for well-established supplier and distributor. The role requires a dynamic and experienced individual with a strong operational and strategic HR background who can hit the ground running.

The Role

The purpose of the Head of HR will be to have overall responsibility for group-wide HR strategy & operational activity across two sites. This will cover resourcing, recruiting, Training & Development, legislation, performance and best practice.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Line management of HR team
  • Develop and implement a flexible and feasible annual HR strategy, in line with business plan
  • Ensure best practice and compliance with employment law
  • Day to day support to line managers on all HR issues
  • Heavy involvement in recruitment processes, supporting line managers and HR team with a range of tasks such as second round interviews and creation of job descriptions
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies
  • Lead on staff training and development
  • Regular communication with company board
  • Management of all Employee Relation matters including absences, performance, disciplinaries and settlements
  • Updating policies & procedures in line with up to date employment law / legislation

Skills & Experience

  • Fully CIPD-qualified
  • Minimum of FIVE years HR management experience
  • Excellent up to date knowledge of employment law, able to apply to day-to-day situations
  • Forward planning skills
  • Logical problem-solver, with a collaborative approach to solutions
  • Sound decision maker
  • Heavily deadline-driven
  • First-rate people skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Influential personality, able to communicate effectively to all levels
  • Excellent, diplomatic leadership qualities

Benefits Package will include:

  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • Competitive individual Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Private medical cover
  • Discretionary Christmas bonus
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted Staff Shop
  • Enhanced Maternity pay
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Onsite café offering a wide range of food and drink competitively priced.

If you do not receive an initial reply within 3 working days you can unfortunately consider your application unsuccessful


Required skills

  • Employee Relations
  • Recruitment
  • CIPD qualified
  • Strategic
  • Decision making

Reference: 34837674

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