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HR Director, Harlow

South East

Full-Time (permanent)


HR Recruit have another HR Director Vacancy for a Harlow based client which is being handled by our South East team

Our client, a financial services organisation is looking to recruit a HR Director for their base in Harlow, Essex. Reporting directly into the CEO, the HR Director will be accountable for a team and for driving the people agenda and supporting the business change initiatives by working collaboratively across all business functions.


  • Implement people strategy within the organisation working alongside business leaders
  • Lead and develop the HR team
  • Establish our employer brand
  • Work closely with business leaders and line management providing expert guidance on a variety of people matters
  • Develop effective HR procedures and policies to reflect business aims and focus
  • Advise on compliance and risk management issues
  • Work within and apply key business drivers to people management strategies
  • Ensure that managers and staff are fully aware of HR policies
  • Introduce and drive change management initiatives
  • Overall responsibility of the recruitment process
  • Oversee investigations and complex employee relations issues including redundancy and grievance
  • Implement effective training, learning and development programmes

Person Specification

  • Extensive experience +10 years in a senior HR role
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong track-record in HR generalist and change management roles
  • Commercial acumen and credibility
  • Extensive experience of managing a team and supporting peers deliver their aims
  • Thorough working knowledge of UK employment legislation
  • A strong interest in culture and values
  • Able to work flexibly across multi-locations, driving our ‘one team stronger together’ ethos

This role would suit an experienced HR Manager looking for their next move or a Head of HR or HR Director. In return you will receive a salary of between £70,000-£80,000 (depending on experience) plus car allowance and bonus.

To see further information about our HR Director Recruitment services please visit the HR Recruit website