Head of Human Resources

Recruiter
Nexere
Location
London, London
Salary
£500 - £600/day IR35
Posted
27 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
1185850259
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

My client, a London based Local Authority currently seek an interim Head of HR.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•To support the organisation in developing, retaining and deploying an exceptional workforce -
•To ensure managers are supported to deliver excellent human resources management by facilitating and ensuring the provision of high quality human resources advice to senior officers and managers
•To lead, manage and develop a quality, cost effective, and customer-focused Human Resources service in accordance with authority's policies and procedures
•To deliver a well managed Human Resource service ensuring that recruitment, training, development, appraisal, performance, workload allocation, quality assurance, risk and other management activities are carried out in accordance with policy and to the benefit of the service and the staff in it.
•To ensure that the Human Resources service recruits the best possible staff - being responsible for the selection, recruitment and deployment of staff within the Human Resources division, ensuring the implementation of policies.

Qualifications and Experience
•Educated to post-graduate level or with requisite management experience
•Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CiPD) qualifications are essential
•Project management qualifications are desirable but not essential
•Experience of managing transformational change and effective working with staff, partners and key stakeholders
•Evidence of success in exploiting new opportunities, determining and evaluating service quality and achieving best value for internal clients
•Evidence of successful resource and financial management, formulating budgets and applying rigorous monitoring and control procedures
•Evidence of demonstrable evidence of leading teams through major change
•Experience of performance management of staff

Skills and Knowledge
•A strategic thinker with a record of effective and efficient service delivery
•Ability to work in partnership and across organisational boundaries with highly developed relationship management skills
•Comfortable with working in fast changing working environments and able to work effectively with ambiguity
•Strong budget, resource management, planning and performance management skills, commercially aware and a strong negotiator and influencer
•An ability to manage risk and take appropriate risk mitigation measures
•Solutions and outcomes focussed
•Proven leadership and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work effectively as an individual and within a team in an environment

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