Head of HR, Swindon - HR Recruitment

Head of HR, Swindon

Swindon, South West
£65000 - £70000 Per Annum

posted: 30th October 2023

HR Recruit is currently recruiting for an experienced HR professional to join an organisation in the educational sector for an interim 3 months. Reporting directly into the Leadership Team, you will design, shape and deliver the HR strategy and build strong relationships with Managers and employees, promoting a positive workplace culture and employee engagement.

Role Responsibilities

  • To design, shape and deliver the overall People strategy in line with the strategic plan.
  • To provide legislative guidance to senior leadership and trustees as required.
  • To work closely with the Heads of People to ensure all People policies are fit for purpose and compliant.
  • To develop and maintain a constructive, professional relationship with all recognised Trade Unions and Professional Associations
  • To lead on senior-level employee relations casework where required, and support on behalf of the leadership team.
  • To ensure the People budget, deliverables and outcomes of initiatives and programmes are delivered on time and within defined costings.
  • To provide a proactive approach to encouragement and support of the People team.
  • To support change management and organisational development.
  • To oversee and have responsibility for People team members as a whole across the organisation.
  • To ensure the timely delivery of processes including the pay review process and the appraisal process.
  • To establish a strong, supportive culture, ensuring that staff wellbeing remains a high priority.

Person Specification

  • Analytical thinking together with the ability to understand business needs, identify blockers and implement solutions
  • Commercially aware
  • Customer focused and able to manage conflicting priorities, meeting the needs of different stakeholder groups
  • Relationship building and collaborative team working with peers and direct reports
  • Results/delivery focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to see another’s point of view and facilitate win-win solutions
  • Well-developed people management skills, able to lead, direct and motivate teams
  • Proven HR generalist experience at both strategic and operational levelIn return you will receive a salary of between £65,000-£70,000 c. (depending on experience).

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