Head of HR

  • Job Reference: 104910
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Chester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of HR

CIPFA is committed to changing lives for the better.  As a global leader in public financial management and governance our aim is to make a difference to the world we live in. Our work enables people to prosper, protects the vulnerable and helps sustain the environment for future generations. 

As a professional institute, we support our members and students to act with integrity and deliver excellence in public financial management throughout their careers.

By setting standards and advising public bodies and governments we help ensure the money and resources used on behalf of citizens are raised and spent fairly, transparently, efficiently and are free from fraud and corruption.

Our thought leadership puts us at the heart of the policy debate, while our education and training offerings and range of advisory services support our members, students, and other public finance professionals, helping them add value to their teams and the organisations for which they work.

CIPFA is a global body, operating at local, national, and international level. Wherever we find ourselves and whoever we are supporting, our goal is to always make it count. 

We are now recruiting a permanent full time, Head of Human Resources responsible for the provision of a comprehensive and professional service through leadership of the HR team. As a member of CIPFA’s senior management team, the role will require you to demonstrate strong instincts in the implementation of strategic initiatives and be able to support our corporate ambitions through collective endeavours in a matrix working environment.

To be suitable for the role you need to have extensive experience in an HR leadership role and good knowledge of current employment legislation and HR best practice. Excellent leadership skills with proven experience of supporting modernising organisations and being an agent of change are essential.

CIPFA will offer a competitive salary and very flexible working arrangements, with the ability for the majority of your time being working from home. When you are in the office, you can be based at either our Chester or London offices.

About CIPFA:

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is a UK-based international accountancy membership and standard-setting body. We are the only such body globally dedicated to public financial management.

CIPFA believes that improving public services is the key to changing lives for the better and that good public financial management is central to achieving this ambition.

Location: CIPFA is a forward-looking organisation and has developed a modern and progressive approach to flexible working. The location for the role will be dual location at both home and our London or Chester office.

Contract Type: Permanent,
Hours: Full Time, 36 hour working week (normally between the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm)
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: 25 days annual leave, Up to 10% employer's pension contribution, Season ticket loans, Employee Assistance Helpline, Exclusive employee discount and rewards at many major brands including health & well-being, retail, restaurants and mobile technology providers.

Closing date for applications: 5th December 2021

You may have experience of the following: Head of HR, Human Resources, Local Authority, Organisational Development, HR Director, OD, Employment Law, Head of Human Resources, CIPD, Consultant, Senior HR Manager, HRBP, Director of Human Resources, Strategy, Employee Relations, HR Business Partner etc.

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