Head of HR

Head of HR Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of HR to join our team.


  • Ability to deal with complex ER issues including TUPE, confidently and independently;
  • Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations;
  • Support the HR Manager in complex employee relations casework;
  • Coaching and mentoring of internal Senior Management Team;
  • To ensure all legislative requirements relating to HR, are in place for the Group;
  • Developing employee engagement plans, employer brand;
  • Working as the point of escalation for ER issues. Supporting the HR Business Partners with complex cases;
  • Drive a business focused HR strategy, working with senior management and influencing them on the best course of action in all HR matters;
  • Project manage the suite of HR projects to ensure progress and on time delivery;
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with the European payroll team;
  • Policy review and development;
  • CIPD level 7;
  • Take a robust lead on behalf of the HR Director on influencing, shaping and impacting the HR strategy;
  • Work collaboratively with the HR Director and HRLT to advance the people strategy and people plan;
  • Manage the day to day HR function and all relevant activities.


  • Experience as a successful participant in a leadership team;
  • TDD;
  • Strong stakeholder management experience and ability to liaise and influence at all levels;
  • CSS;
  • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable;
  • Life Insurance;
  • Up to date working knowledge of employment law;
  • A high level of personal integrity, you display respect and empathy for others and are consistent, open and honest;
  • Strong influencing skills;
  • Functional;
  • CIPD;
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to persuade influence and, when appropriate, challenge with tact and diplomacy;
  • A ‘can do’ outcome focused attitude and approach, resourceful and works to make things happen taking others along with them;
  • A pro-active approach to work and problem solving, and the ability to spot and deal with issues as they occur.