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Head of Human Resources

Posted 7 March by Bristol Waste Company Easy Apply Ended

Head of Human Resources

Salary range: £50,000 to £55,000 per annum

Full Time: 40 hours per week

Based in Bristol


Bristol Waste Company is responsible for refuse and recycling collections, street cleansing, recycling site management and waste disposal services for the city of Bristol, plus a growing commercial waste business serving local companies. We are an enthusiastic, forward-thinking company with a workforce in excess of 500 people and an ambitious vision for the future.

We are looking for an exceptional HR professional to lead on developing and implementing our people strategy, encompassing our human resources and learning & development functions, to help the company achieve its ambitions.


Reporting to the Development Director, you will work with the senior management and leadership teams to deliver the company’s vision, strategies and plans. You will be responsible for designing strategies and policies that help to build high performing, customer focused and commercially orientated teams within a culture that puts customers at the heart of what we do and works with communities to make Bristol a place to be proud of.

In exchange, we offer: a salary range of £50,000 to £55,000 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of 2 times salary.


You will have significant leadership and management experience in HR and L&D.

You will have experience of senior level management and decision making, along with change management experience and expertise. You will be commercially aware and will have a track record of successful delivery of projects and initiatives.

With excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will be comfortable delivering presentations and interacting with people at all levels. You will have proven ability to influence and persuade along with personal integrity and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

You should hold a relevant professional qualification, along with membership of a professional body e.g. the CIPD.

To apply: If you think you have got what it takes to be successful for the Head of Human Resources role, please email a completed application. The closing date to apply is Friday 23rd March 2018, and interviews are expected to take place week commencing 2nd April 2018.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.

Required skills

  • Change Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Senior Management
  • Business Decision Making

Reference: 34629556

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