HR Chief Operating Officer

Recruiter
National Crime Agency
Location
London
Salary
Up to £90,000
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
GSe54023
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

The National Crime Agency (NCA) leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime, protecting the public by targeting and pursuing those criminals who pose the greatest risk to the UK. We have national and international reach and the mandate and powers to work in partnership with others to bring the full weight of the law to bear in cutting serious and organised crime. As well as leading our own operations, NCA officers support and coordinate operational activity, providing a range of specialist capabilities to partners who help to deliver criminal justice outcomes, recover assets and prevent and disrupt criminal activity.

We are now looking for an strong HR leader to join the Agency’s senior leadership team in the newly created role of HR Chief Operating Officer (COO) at a time of significant transformation in both the Agency and the HR Function. This is a high-profile role, providing a real opportunity to shape the design and implementation of our HR operational strategy which is a key enabler for the Agency to deliver against its strategic priorities.

Over the next two years, we have an ambitious change agenda as we continue to implement the NCA’s People Strategy as well as design and implement the HR service delivery model that will sustain and continue to increase the maturity or our core people processes.  We are growing as an Agency and are recruiting at scale at the same time as transforming how we deliver learning to enable us to successfully respond against the fast-evolving threat landscape and capabilities we need to continue to be able to successfully respond. We have created the role of HR COO in recognition of the scale and complexity of the next steps in this journey.

As HR COO, your remit will be to:

  • Set out the strategy and lead on design and implementation of the HR service delivery model that will support officers and line managers throughout the employee lifecycle and will enable an overall increase in the HR function maturity
  • Drive efficient delivery and continuous improvement of core HR processes – starting with operationalizing our large scale recruitment, learning and data & analytics services and adding additional transactional services over time. As part of this, the HR COO will take on HR leadership of the learning transformation programme
  • Together with the CPO, enable the HR function to be recognised as a strong strategic partner to the Agency’s Commands, working closely with the Director General Capabilities and the rest of the NCA Leadership team

You will be an experienced HR leader with:

  • Significant HR operations delivery experience
  • Strong generalist HR knowledge from working in complex environment
  • Proven track record in design and delivery of large-scale change programmes that include technology components
  • Senior management experience in building teams
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills

To find out more, including how to apply, please click on 'Apply'

For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants GatenbySanderson: Olivia Robinson on 0113 205 6298 or Peter Buffoni on 07964 877654

Closing Date: 23:59 on Sunday 2nd June 2019

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