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Head of HR (Head of People Strategy)

Job Title / Position: Head of HR (Head of People Strategy)

Job Ref no: HR GW

Branch Location: Commercial Northampton

Work Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: 36,994 per annum

Shifts / Hours: Fixed term contract for 12 months,working 36.5 hours a week

Job Description:

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of HR (Head of People Strategy) to join a world leading Christian charity organisation, based in Milton Keynes, Bucks.

The role is a Fixed term contract for 12 months with a salary is 36,994, working 36.5 hours a week.

Your role will be to support the HR director in moulding the HR strategies in accordance with the companies’ existing values and their forward plan.

Duties and responsibilities –
* Support HR strategies including the ‘’people strategy’’
* Manage and lead the team in supporting the strategic goals to build people capability and capacity in the organisation ensuring staff are trained and developed to deliver targets set
* Lead various projects
* Work with Business Partners to ensure you attract and retain staff
* Identify the need for change
* Lead and facilitate change as required
* Ensure there is a carefully outlined process for progression of people within the talent management process to ensure attraction and retention of staff
* Ensure new staff members are effectively inducted into the organisation
* Articulate and integrate a distinctively Christian focus to the people management practices
* Full participation in devotional meetings
* Manage consultancy and project budgets

Essential Skills and Qualifications –
* Relevant CIPD qualification
* A Degree in HR Management or Organisational Development or equivalent relevant experience which shows the development of thinking and communication skills
* Experience in developing people strategies
* Proven track record of leading and managing a team
* Experience within a changing culture
* Team player that can work collaboratively with colleagues
* Actively seeking to bring Biblical principles and models into the heart of HR interactions
* Employ a range of influencing skills and styles, respect and clarify others’ positions, and persevere in seeking to bring positive change

Date Advertised: 11 August 2017

Date Closes: 02 February 2018

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Gemma Williams - please call 01604 970370 or email your CV to


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