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  • HR Director - 16719EW

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    Job description

    We are actively recruiting for a HR Director to join our construction client in Sittingbourne.  Reporting to the European HR Director, but working closely with the UK CEO this role sits as part of the UK senior leadership team and requires the incumbent to lead the HR and Sustainability function with a focus on creating a high performing, agile and ‘fit for future’ organisation.

    Key Responsibilities 
    •    Lead, develop and manage the UK HR function ensuring high quality service and partnership is provided, in line with the needs of the business
    •    Work with the UK leadership team to develop the 5 year HRS strategy; implementing programmes and activities that help to increase the businesses capability and performance whilst mitigating risk
    •    Coach and develop the UK senior leadership team in areas of leadership, culture and organisational readiness for the future
    •    Develop the cultural change journey for the organisation; ensuring the engagement and empowerment of people to continuously contribute to improvement opportunities
    •    Work closely with the European business to ensure to standardise processes across the Northern Europe Region

    •    Experience of working at a senior level HR role in the construction industry but other blue collar sectors will be considered
    •    Knowledgeable about sustainability and the benefits to an organisation
    •    Demonstrable HR performance within a fast moving environment, either B2B or B2C
    •    Evidence of leading / supporting both a cultural change programme and a leadership development shift
    •    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to listen effectively, respond appropriately, and maintain mutual comfort level while relating to a diverse workforce
    •    Proven analytical, planning, and organising skills
    •    Commercially astute and able to link activities, investment and change to wider customer benefits
    •    Able to make decisions, to remain loyal to them and explain the why for buy-in 
    •    Develops a performance culture through feedback
    •    Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to deliver innovative solutions
    •    Progressive experience in HR with a strong knowledge of all aspects of HR and Sustainability
    •    Constantly looks for ways of innovating products and services

    In return for your hard work, you will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of 25 days holiday, bonus, private health care, car package and a contributory pension scheme.

    To be considered for the role you will need to have come from an FMCG or Manufacturing background and have a solid understanding of both production and sustainability. 

    If you are interested in this HR role please apply by clicking on the link below or contact Ashley Kate HR for further details.

    Ashley Kate HR specialise exclusively in HR recruitment, nationwide for temporary, contract and permanent HR roles. We give equal priority to our candidate and client relationships and ensure we deliver a highly professional HR consultancy service at all times.

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