Head of HR

Location: North West

Job Description

Macmillan Davies are looking for the Head of HR for a high growth brand based in Manchester. The role will be instrumental in developing People and Talent Agenda for the business.

The Opportunity

The Head of HR will be arriving at a pivotal moment of the Company's growth story. You will be coming on board whilst the Business are still fully identifying what the people and talent agenda needs to look like, making this a hands on and challenging position. Therefore you need to be somebody with proven experience of creating and delivering a credible people and talent agenda in an environment where your resilience and influencing skills will be put to the test.

The Role:

As the Head of HR you can expect to be busy doing the following:

*Developing and delivering the entire People and Talent Agenda for the business (circa 500 heads, and growing)
*Creating a robust strategy to attract, retain and promote top talent with a particular focus on leadership development
*Partnering closely with business leaders to help them achieve their commercial aims
*Assessing the current HR team and ensuring it can support the Organisation's plans in a Business Partnering format
*Ensuring there is management of performance across the business and employee engagement is measured and addressed accordingly
*Operating as cultural champion and developing new and exciting ways to enhance the organisational culture
*Designing initiatives in relation to reward and recognition

About You:

*Naturally a strong HR Generalist, you will arrive with experience of introducing a robust HR strategy within a rapid growth, often chaotic environment
*You will be equally happy mixing the strategic with the operational, be that the hands on aspects of developing policies and contracts, or the big picture piece about how to engage a millennial workforce, you will be a senior advisor to the business
*An ability to influence and demonstrate tangible improvement is an absolute must to succeed in this role - you will be expected to hit the ground running within a business that operates at pace
*Happy performing in a dynamic and ambitious environment where you will be promoted on what you've achieved as opposed to how long it took you to achieve it
*You will enjoy changing culture and seeing how that allows a Business to underpin it's commercial strategy by getting it's people strategy in line
*Ideally arriving with an understanding of the tech sector

Please be aware that The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 require us to hold work seeker records for a year in most circumstances. Macmillan Davies is a specialist HR recruiter. Established in 1979 we have offices in London and Manchester with dedicated teams focusing on Permanent, Contract and Interim assignments across the UK and Europe.
Reference: 24815/001_1552313382
Consultant Name: Nick Allwood
Consultant Team: manchesterteam
Consultant Email: cvbroadbean@mdh.co.uk
Consultant Phone: 0161 416 6225
Consultant Fax:


Nick Allwood
Regional Associate Director

Tel. 0161 416 6225