Head of HR

Imperial Workforce
14 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Head of HR

Salary: Negotiable basic, company car and annual bonus

Location: Head office is in the Midlands, but the client would consider applicants from London or areas easily commutable to London and the Midlands.

Role Summary:

My client part of one of the world's largest Engineering organisations are currently recruiting for a new Head of HR.

This organisation has embarked on a period of change, in both delivering on the ambitious plans that they have shaped for the future, and in changing the way they work.

They are now seeking a forward-thinking Head of Human Resources to drive forward their people agenda and help embed cultural and operational change to ensure that they are a fit for the challenges of the future.

This role will involve international executive level communications as well as leading a UK based HR team. leading a team of HR professionals


  • Driving a cultural change programme across a business with 750 (approx) headcount
  • Development of the people strategy and HR vision
  • Working closely with senior colleagues to align the strategy and vision to the organisations aims, goals and ambitions
  • Working with colleagues in the Corporate Services Directorate, playing a key part in delivering a 'one team' customer focused approach to service delivery.
  • Set the service's objectives, through consultation with colleagues within and outside of HR Providing high standards of leadership to the HR team to enable the delivery of those objectives
  • Advise, coach and support managers within the organisation to enable them to deliver high quality services
  • Provide professional challenge and support to the executive team, including the Chief Executive, to ensure decisions about organisational plans and solutions are developed with the forward-thinking people strategies in mind
  • Lead on the delivery of corporate HR initiatives and projects as appropriate and providing support to other projects within the Directorate and beyond
  • Act as a change agent to enable transformation / change across the organisation, including diagnosing the need for change, building the case for change, engaging with stakeholders, planning and managing continuous change, including managing risk.


  • You will be required to take the lead role in people-related projects which support our modernisation agenda.
  • You will need significant experience of operating at a professional level within the Human Resources field
  • You will have substantial exposure to change management and operational service delivery, as well as supporting managers to deliver the right outcomes in HR related work.
  • Graduate Member of the CIPD or equivalent relevant professional qualification / experience.

For more information on this opportunity please contact Anthony Antoniou at Imperial Professionals

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