Head of HR (UK)

£50,000 – £70,000 per annum

South East London, United Kingdom


As Head of HR your main responsibility will be to drive cultural change, while managing operational HR smoothly.  You will own the UK employee experience agenda, including leading growth culture together with the local leaders.  Our client’s growth culture is about enhancing high performance, while boosting wellbeing and engagement in alignment with company strategy and global people agenda.  Thus a successful individual will drive a focused HR agenda in the UK that aligns with the global HR agenda.  You will have the full scope of UK HR responsibilities, including operational, process and strategic topics.  Overall you will help our client’s people and their business to grow by attracting, retaining and developing talent together with the leaders.


Key areas of responsibility:

Operational HR

– Ensure full compliance to UK employment law and UK HR practices: advice stakeholders about the frame of local legislation, proactively raise eventual constraints and mitigation to be considered, in order to ensure compliance in the implementation of management decisions

– Drive local HR policies, especially on disciplinary and grievance, coordinating the necessary steps to ensure compliant decision making.

– Ensure payroll, pension and benefit process runs smoothly together with our finance department

Developing and managing all UK HR processes & tools in alignment with global HR processes

– Own global HR processes locally

– Train line managers in people processes

– Develop and implement local HR processes for line managers and for HR

– Take ownership of UK related people topics and successfully deliver commercially focused, client-responsive solutions whilst ensuring compliance with local policy and legislation.

 Promote and implement HR agenda and projects in UK

– Drive cultural change: enhancing high performance, while boosting wellbeing and engagement. Drive a dynamic way of working, where people act in a nimble way, being accountable, while beating the clock.

– Attracting talents: provide support to managers in the recruitments by ensuring high quality of recruitment process resulting in that only the best talents are recruited. Mainly by acting as a talent hunter, filling the candidate pipeline, assessing the candidates, make offers and write employment contracts.

– Retaining talents: support managers in onboarding of new talents, and in developing current talents.

– Support leaders and line managers:  in their own development, and act as a sparring partner in people management topics, in order to provide trustful guidance on people matters.

– Act as a wellbeing ‘ambassador’: linking internal wellbeing agenda to the business offering – mainly within your/an external HR community



– 5 to 10 years of experience in HR

– Master Degree

– You fully master the UK Employment law

– Strong HRM background is a must.

– HRD background is needed in order to be successful in the job

– Understanding of and interest in holistic wellbeing

– You have basically worked in every HR role in your career, where you may consider yourself an HR Specialist (but you also have the poise and leadership abilities to work in this role)

– You have managed all HR processes before

– Background in HR from an international environment

– Experience in driving transformation

– Excellent communication skills in English

– Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organisation

– You like and are good in structuring tasks and in managing projects, while you like to try out new things in a new way

– You have the courage to take bold actions and assume responsibility,

– Hands on attitude, while understanding big picture Willingness to learn constantly

– You create customer value in everything you do

– You take the initiative to collaborate


Excellent benefits:

  • Private healthcare
  • Bonus of up to 20%
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days hols+ Bank holidays


If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email info@inclusiverecruiting.co.uk