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Head Of HR (Charity)

Nottingham, NG1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum + benefits + 1 day a week from home

GBR Recruitment Ltd are proud to be acting as the Exclusive Recruitment Business Partner for a leading NFP Charity organisation, recruiting for an experienced Head of HR to successfully role out the HR / People Strategy across all areas of this large scale Charity operation. A fantastic cause supporting many 1,000's of vulnerable / in need individuals from varying backgrounds, since its inception many years ago, giving back to local communities & allowing individuals to thrive again.

You will be a hands on driver of HR / ER transformational change, with a real thirst for revamping HR / ER working practices & processes, with a natural focus on CI (CI Methodology) & quality of HR delivery.

You will also be highly visible, detail orientated & an activist for HR best practice.

This is a fantastic people centric Charity that is fully focused on Well-being, Diversity, Full Inclusion & Equal Opportunities for everyone, no matter what background they are from they believe passionately that everyone should be treated with the same respect & equally without discrimination or bias.

In this top level Head of HR role you will work closely with the Directors, CEO & Board of Trustees along with working hand in hand with the other Head of Departments, plus managing the HR & Talent team of x7 direct reports, re-engineering, implementing & driving quality of working processes, successfully delivering the HR / ER strategy, advocating the company values / vision, plus mentoring, coaching & developing the HR team, to be the very best they can be.


* Direct all HR / ER / Employee Engagement activities & duties.

* Re-vamp & Roll out all HR / ER / EDI organisational initiatives, frameworks, policies, procedures & working practices (Change / CI).

* Drive transitional change & remodel for the better the HR function.

* A key advocate of all things EDI, promoting a caring, equitable & fully inclusive NFP organisation, that is people focused.

* Develop the organisation & coach the organisations leaders in HR / ER.

* Lead / Oversee the HR, ER & Talent team as well as promoting their own L&D activities (personal development).

* Manage team member performance against service delivery.

* An advocate for driving real change & operational improvements.

* Effectively drive Engagement of all employees using innovative modern techniques & reduce churn / improve employment term longevity.

* Build & deliver the organisations reputation as an employer of choice

* Focus the HR team on achieving the Charities mission / goals.

* Accountable for the ongoing evolution of the people plans, people strategy & overall HR / ER operational developments.

* The Leader & Guru on all Employment Law matters in an fast paced environment that is changing rapidly,

* Engage & inspire teams to perform at their best, promote positivity.

* Management the Recruitment function, implementing modern Talent Acquisition techniques & processes (paid staff & volunteers).

* Produce Monthly & Quarterly MI / KPI Reports for the SMT & Board of Trustees, using data to analyse performance levels & for making educated business decisions.

* Lead all succession planning activity.

* Responsible for evaluating Benefits & Pension schemes, ensuring current offering is fit for purpose & competitive.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

* Charity or Not for Profit Head of HR, HR Director, Head of People, People Director, Head of HR & OD, Head of People & Culture or similar experience is a must have.

* FCIPD / Degree Qualified & time served in a top level HR role.

* Experience of managing a large scale people function for 300+ workers

* Extensive knowledge of HR policy, plus employment legislation & law.

* Experience of working effectively with staff at all levels, including with the Senior Executive Team / Board members

* Proven ability to think outside the box & to act strategically to bring about business improvements. A real change driver.

* Previous experience of leading on HR / ER / Employee Engagement project work & implementing any changes.

* CI & LEAN focused plus passionate about the highest level of Quality

* Strong with HR systems & Excel.

* A passionate highly driven people person who challenges the Status Quo & is a real advocate for Change / CI & EDI.

* Emotionally intelligent & Empathic.

* A proven track record in driving HR best practice & real change across a HR service, with tangible results

Interviews to take place the first week of June, with an ASAP start for the right level of applicant.

This role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, Worksop, Retford, Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Mansfield, Doncaster, Sheffield or areas close to these
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