HR Director

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Bristol
Salary
125000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000 - GBP120000 per annum
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Function
HR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Robert Half Office Team are actively recruiting a dynamic Human Resources leader. As a HR Director you will be responsible for all HR activity for the UK & Ireland market. Serve as Business Partner and Consultant to Develop and Deliver Core HR Service Excellence.



The Role

As an active member of both the Regional HR team as well as the local market's management team, the Director of HR will contribute to the overall business unit's initiatives and strategies by analyzing business needs from the HR perspective, make decisions and recommendations in partnership with the market's management team, develop and/or promote HR initiatives to further the strategic goals of the business and provide research metrics and benchmarking material as needed.



Key Responsibilities



Serve as Business Partner and Consultant to Develop and Deliver Core HR Service Excellence with a Focus on UK & Ireland Business:
  • In support of the Vice-President/MD - UK & Ireland and his management team, develop effective HR strategies and service in support of the market.
  • Focus on the UK & Ireland team to build HR capability within the UK & Ireland business unit (ex: Policies & Procedures, local compliance/local law practices).
  • Identify themes and trends in HR/functional areas as evidenced by observations and conversations across the market
  • Partner with business leaders to develop and execute broad recruitment strategies for new store, hard-to-fill, seasonal and project based activities and evaluate results on a timely and periodic time-line.
  • Develop strategies and tactics to address under-performing employees consistent within the region and the organization.
  • Implement corporate policy and process changes at the regional level.
  • Identify Compensation and benefits trends/shortfalls/opportunities.


Talent Management - Acquire, Develop and Maximize Talent:
  • Building Talent and Staffing plans that are generated from the overall Countries' business plan to ensure people & talent needs are met at all levels.
  • Maximize internal talent: utilize one on one conversations, store visits, meetings and tools such as Talent Maximization Plans to ensure there are clear career paths and on-going dialogue with Top Performers regarding next steps and development opportunities.


Develop World Class HR Talent Focused on Team and Peer Relationships:
  • Provide quality coaching to improve the HR service, support and skill level of each member of the team
  • Develop skills of direct reports through formal and informal training opportunities and "stretch" goals.
  • Work with the larger team across both Europe HR (including peers in the other European markets) and Global HR (both Generalists and Specialists) to ensure overall HR Team Development (ex: attending and contributing to HR Conferences, Team development meetings, work on cross- border projects etc.)


Provide Consultative Services and Develop Strategic Solutions:
  • Build invaluable leadership alliances with management and employees and maintain a consultative role within the organization as subject matter experts and business partners.
  • Maximize internal resources, build relationships with and utilize network of HR and business peers (internal and external).
  • Provide counsel and support on application of Human Resource policy, practice and procedures.
  • Analyse business trends and identify, develop and execute creative solutions




Your Profile
  • BA/BS degree or relevant work experience, CIPD qualified
  • Substantial generalist or combined specialist experience in one or more functional areas (e.g., Employee Relations, Employment Law, Staffing, Compensation, Organizational & Educational Development).
  • Industry specific experience in Retail, Luxury, multi-brand or hospitality.
  • Strong understanding of local labour laws and hiring practices in UK & Ireland.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Human Resource functional delivery.
  • Must be able to actively demonstrate strong consultative service skills
  • Previous team management experience required.
  • Strong influence, leadership, interpersonal, communication, problem solving, follow-up and creative solution generation skills.
  • General business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, able to work independently and handle multiple priorities simultaneously with strong operations and project management skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office and PeopleSoft.




The Company

Robert Half Office Team are actively recruiting a dynamic Human Resources leader. As a HR Director you will be responsible for all HR activity for the UK & Ireland market. Serve as Business Partner and Consultant to Develop and Deliver Core HR Service Excellence.


Salary & Benefits

The HR Director will be offered a salary negotiable dependant on experience


Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.