Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme

ROLE: Head of HR

Manage and deliver the HR requirements for the business.


Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for planning and allocating the HR budget
  • Lead the HR admin team. Act as a mentor and develop the team members
  • Drive and lead HR initiatives such as performance management, recruiting, retention and internal communication
  • Work closely with senior managers to review the organisation considering future objectives and manage required changes. Ensure that all aspects of organisational change are successfully managed to ensure results are quickly realised whilst maintaining the positive engagement of people and a healthy culture
  • Act as a facilitator in team meetings and workshops, helping managers to work together effectively in identifying and meeting opportunities for business improvement
  • Work with senior management teams on ad hoc projects as and when required
  • Implement HR strategy within the organisation working alongside business leaders
  • Lead and develop the HR team
  • Enforce best practice
  • Work closely with business leaders and line management providing expert guidance on a variety of HR matters
  • Develop effective HR procedures and policies to reflect business aims and focus
  • Advise on compliance and risk management issues
  • Work within and apply key business drivers to people management strategies
  • Ensure that managers and staff are fully aware of HR policies
  • Management of high-performance generalist HR Services
  • Introduce and drive change management initiatives
  • Overall responsibility of the recruitment process
  • Oversee investigations and complex employee relations issues including redundancy and grievance
  • Keep all employees informed of key organisational issues
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on cost-effective training and development programmes
  • Act as the externally facing representative for the HR for the organisation
  • Any other duties as determined by the Managing Director from time to time


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