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Head of HR/Senior HRBP

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/07/2017
  • Job reference: sc 27352

A fantastic opportunity to work for a global insurance firm with a difference.

The role of the Head of HR, Division Centre (DC) is to develop, lead and implement the people strategy for the DC business unit and a technology based subsidiary company.

You will be responsible for leading the day to day operation of the HR function.

The Head of HR, DC will play a valuable role delivering the divisional HR strategy, taking the lead on divisional projects as needed.

The incumbent will be on the Company's Leadership Team and have a key role on the DC Management Team (DCMT).

Deliver high quality people policies and practices, which are aligned to the business strategy and support the motivation and retention of employees, managing effectively and proportionately the risks relating to employing people in London.

This will include:

  • Responsibility for the maintenance of HR policies and procedures.
  • Implementing a coordinated approach to talent management and diversity.
  • Managing the HR budget, providing HR MI to the DC and subsidiary management team to support business decisions.

Support Leaders

Promoting a positive and productive work environment and facilitating effective employee communication in accordance with the Company's Principles and Behaviours

  • Advising on complex HR queries and managing employee relations issues
  • Providing expert support and advice to managers in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the business to manage change as it grows

Responsible for managing the recruitment process for all employees. This will include:

  • Managing the executive search process for senior roles
  • Providing expert support, advice and training to managers on the recruitment process
  • Ensuring that all policies and risk management documentation relating to recruitment are maintained
  • Ensure that appropriate procedures are in place to obtain the necessary referencing and background checking for each candidate.
  • Manage the induction process for all new employees including Health and Safety.

Lead the annual salary benchmarking and performance management process. This will include preparing the presentation of detailed data for calibration meetings to a high standard.

Responsible for the organisation's Training and Development strategy working with management to identify training and developmental needs and drive suitable training initiatives with the goal of enhancing employees' skills, performance, productivity and quality of work.

Lead the annual benefits review process, ensuring that the benefits package is competitive and cost effective.

Lead the delivery of various HR projects as required

Qualifications & Expertise

  • CIPD qualified
  • 10 years' experience in HR with a significant time spent in operational HR roles.
  • Strong influencing skills and an ability to operate at all levels.
  • An achiever and skilled facilitator with personal impact and gravitas, able to build relationships with senior executives.
  • Intellectual rigour with the ability to handle complexity and ambiguity.
  • Team player who is willing to get their "hands dirty".
  • High personal integrity.
  • Personally robust and courageous with the ability to take difficult decisions and challenge "old thinking"
  • Energetic, passionate and empathetic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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