Head of HR

  • Job Reference: AG060320
  • Date Posted: 6 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Love Success plc
  • Location: North London, London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Love Success are currently recruiting a Head of HR for a large organisation based in North London.

Job Purpose:

  • Play a central role in developing and implementing strategic HR aims and objectives by planning and directing the current and future services of the Group's HR and T&D team and forming part of the leadership of the organisation as a whole as a member of the SLT.
  • Act as the organisation's key advisor on HR management issues.
  • Be the HR lead on key HR and T&D projects (i.e. implementation of new HR system, outsourcing Payroll) and ensure that these are delivered in line with the project plan
  • Develop and maintain organisational policy and procedure in relation to HR functions.
  • Provide leadership for the HR department.


  • Act as the lead on the HR function across the Group
  • Contribute to the delivery and achievement of the Group's HR Strategic Plans
  • Develop, monitor, and report on departmental objectives and KPIs for the HR function
  • Take responsibility for the development and management of the Group HR function to the highest professional, legal, and ethical standards
  • Develop, manage, and monitor budgets for the HR department
  • Ensure that processes in place to execute all HR/T&D functions across the organisation are robust, up to date, and clear
  • Manage relationships with key external agencies relating to the work of the department
  • Support the CSD in the governance of the Group by producing relevant reports for trustees and attending board and sub-committee meetings where required
  • Take part in cross-organisational development projects as agreed
  • Oversee facilitation / management of external audits
  • Lead on the relevant management aspects of TUPE transfers into and out of the Group in conjunction with the relevant HR Advisors
  • Lead and co-ordinate the case management of any employment tribunals lodged against the Group
  • Co-ordinate any restructuring and/or redundancy processes within the Group
  • Ensure that the organisation is legally compliant and protected within the areas of the HR function and that risks are appropriately identified as far as is reasonable
  • Ensurethat  staff recognition strategies are effectively implemented across the Walsingham Support Group
  • Participate in the achievement of the Business Development Strategy

Role responsibility:

  • Ensure that an effective and efficient HR function is in place to support the work of the Group
  • Ensure that HR strategies on key areas such as Recruitment & Retention, Reward, Engagement, Employee Relations, and Equality & Diversity are translated into effective processes to support the work of the Group
  • Guide and advise other senior and locality managers in the management of issues covering performance and conduct, absence, grievance, and complaints
  • Ensure that robust Whistleblowing (speaking out) policies and processes are in place for the Group
  • Liaise with appropriate individuals and departments on all matters that may attract media interest
  • Ensure that all legislative requirements relating to HR are in place for the Group
  • Ensure a twice-yearly review of all HR policies
  • Ensure that a current knowledge of employment law and other relevant legislation is maintained and any changes to policies and procedures that are required as a result of such changes are fully implemented and communicated
  • Keep an up-to-date knowledge of case law and work with the CSD in assessing the organisational impact on a case-by-case basic
  • Manage the Death in Service process
  • Ensure that regular and ad hoc management information is provided to the Group and to provide expert analysis of this as required
  • Lead on HR participation in new business and mergers and acquisitions
  • Manage the work of the HR team


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