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      Head of People

      Beth Smith
      Beth Smith

      Associate Consultant - HR & Talent

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      Salary:

      £80000 - £90000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      Head of People – London – Software

      Are you an ambitious HR Director or Head of People looking for your next career move?

      Looking to work for an investor-backed, growing app and website company?

      If you are looking for a challenging role in an entrepreneurial start-up environment… Read on!

      Absolute Recruitment Group (HR Division) is exclusively partnered with a high-growth app and website company looking for their first “Head of People”/ “HR Director”. The Head of People will play an instrumental role in shaping the future of the business and making sure the company maintains its culture and value as they go through rapid growth. Working in a hybrid capacity this role will be best in West London.

      This will be the first official HR/People representative and whilst you will play a critical part in the leadership team, this will require a hands-on individual prepared to get into the granular work at the early stages.

      Key Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

      • Champion an empowering, high performing company culture
      • Develop growth strategy: plan, lead & deliver people project activities
      • Create an innovative approach to company branding; attract & retain the best talent in the market
      • Take full ownership of the end-to-end recruitment process and candidate experience including job specification creation, candidate vetting, arranging interviews and attendance, employee compliance, onboarding, retention and talent mapping/succession planning
      • Create and continually develop a high-quality employee learning and development activity
      • ER and Employee engagement, being the main POC for employees and analysing data, and evaluating employee trends
      • Maintain & implement policies and procedures
      • Drive performance management and address grievances, terminations etc
      • Overview of rewards and benefits, constantly striving for a competitive edge in the market and aligning rewards with company ambitions

      To be considered for this role you will be/have:

      • A formal Human Resources Qualification
      • Proven experience in a similar HR Director or Head of People role (ideally 3-5 years in an equivalent role)
      • Experience working in an entrepreneurial/start-up environment building and maintaining culture in a growing company
      • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to converse across all seniority levels in the business
      • Experience implementing processes/policies/legal compliance etc

      This London based, hybrid working Head of People role will offer £80-90,000 + benefits (potential share options).

      If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you – apply now!

      Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.