HR Director

This is a hugely exciting opportunity with a global business that is looking to hire an HR Director for the UK&I. Reporting into the CEO, this is a Board level appointment with responsibility for managing a large HR team with c.1,500 employees located across numerous locations. The company has made large investments in various programmes and new products, this position will further develop and deliver against a significant change and transformation agenda that will modernise the company further.

The company has a proud and successful history and an enviable client list but has needed to invest to modernise and continue to be market leading. With a strong new leadership team and vision & values in place it has embarked on a transformational programme to drive change and the business forward. As such there are a number of projects and areas particularly around developing a performance culture that need focus including: digital transformation, diversity and engagement, talent development, senior leadership development, communications and employee engagement.

You will be a CPO or HR Director with Board level experience, or as part of a senior leadership team within a much larger business, with significant experience of business transformation, change management, restructuring, and defining and delivering a robust People agenda. As such you be an articulate communicator with a strong track record of engaging and building relationships with senior stakeholders. You will have led and managed a large HR team. It is likely your industry experience will have been gained within a Manufacturing/Engineering/Production matrixed multinational, across multiple locations and with a diverse workforce. A strong knowledge of UK employment law is required.

The company is based close to Birmingham.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.