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Head of People

Job Title: Head of People
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AD- HOP_1558342619
Contact Name: Andrew Darlington
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Head of People

Berkshire - Flexible working

Are you a Head of People or HR expert looking for an exciting challenge?

This role is working with a well know telecoms company in Berkshire known for their fantastic office space and culture.

The role will be to ensure that strategic and BAU activities across the People Team are managed and delivered appropriately.

As a member of the Leadership Team the Head of People Team is responsible for developing and delivering with the MD and leadership team with the company's people agenda to deliver short term and long-term needs. Responsible for challenging the leadership team and wider business for developing their people and deliver the core business within headcount.

The Head of People Team has ultimate responsibility for ensuring the People Team deliver against the strategic and BAU work across all areas of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting and creating the companies People agenda
  • Define, build and grow thie culture: driving high performance, engagement and delivery
  • Manage and lead the people team to deliver the People agenda. Setting and sharing the vision, cascading information with the wider People Team to ensure everyone is working towards a common goal
  • Develop their people policies, frameworks and processes to support the people agenda (ensuring) they are capable of being delivered by outsourced providers where necessary
  • Support the business to manage headcount and resource plans for shared, unilateral and project work
  • Business partner to the extended leadership team - understand and input to the their business goals and challenges; identify business and HR opportunities to support these, agree and deliver a plan
  • Identify and develop leadership within the organisation. Create and manage frameworks that support identification and development of our talent and future leaders

Must have:

  • Previous generalist HR Experience working at equivalent level or HRBP / HR manager level working alongside senior stakeholders
  • A track record of delivering change, ideally within a fast-paced environment
  • A sound commercial approach to identifying HR solutions
  • Knowledge of current and forthcoming employment legislation
  • An interest in external market factors and industry developments. A proven track record of bringing the outside into your organisation and using this to drive improvements

If this sounds of Interest and you would like some more info, click on the link or contact me directly

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.