Head of People
RecruiterMacmillan Davies
Posted onThu, 03 Oct 2019
Job RoleGeneralist
Job PositionVP/Head
Salary£40000 - £50000 per annum
LocationLondon (London, England)
Contract TypePermanent
Working HoursFull Time
Job reference25107/001
Application contactTimi Varga
Contact Phone020 3587 7070

Job Description

A vibrant and busy non-profit community and cultural centre based in Northwest London is currently recruiting for an experienced Head of People on a 3-4-day part time and permanent basis. The organisation is looking for an agent of change to attract, recruit, develop and retain the best staff. The centre sees 200,000 visits each year, with over 6,000 activities taking place in their purpose-built centre, including adult education, language classes, theatre and music performances, parties, youth programmes, food and drink workshops and more. You will join a vibrant environment and will report directly to the Chief Operational Officer. You will be the primary link between the centre's management and its 70 employees.

This role will both hands-on and strategic. You will:
*Act as a link between management and staff
*Be responsible for the implementation and success of HR strategies and policies
*Lead and promote a culture of high performance and continual improvement that values continuous learning and development and a commitment to HR best practice
*Provide clear HR leadership and direction across the organisation
*Ensure the organisation's compliance with UK employment law and guidelines and ensure HR best practice is always followed
*Support the Senior Leadership Team and all Line Managers to establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustments
*Continually review the existing performance management process and implement any developments required to bring its approach in line with best practice
*Support Line Managers with any conduct, performance or capability issues in line with organisational policy and UK employment law
*Champion a culture of learning and development by helping the Senior Leadership Team and Line Managers identify the training needs for staff and recommending appropriate training and development interventions where appropriate.

The successful candidate has substantial and demonstrable experience in:
*Influencing decision-making at senior level
*Building rapport quickly with key members of the senior leadership team
*Demonstrable experience in representing the HR function as part of the bigger business picture
*Demonstrable experience directing HR and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development
*Demonstrable experience in managing redundancy, TUPE or other relevant HR projects
*Strong understanding of employment law and HR best practice
*A professional and commercial approach to HR, with the ability to deliver high employee satisfaction, appropriate development and reward for individuals.

This is a permanent opportunity paying £40,000-50,000 on a pro-rata basis (3-4 days a week). Please apply via the link or click on my contact details for more information. The reference for this role is HLFP/TV/25107.
Please be aware that when applying for this role, 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.

About Macmillan Davies

Macmillan Davies specialise in the recruitment of HR professionals at all levels on both an interim and permanent basis. We provide client with outstanding HR professionals who can transform their organisation and we provide HR professionals with outstanding opportunities that can transform their careers.
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