Head of Human Resources

Job Title: Head of Human Resources
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £540 - £560 per day + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: Jan 2022
Reference: BBBH28931_1638787851
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2021 10:50

Job Description

Head of Human Resources
12 Months
£550 per day. Inside IR35
Remote working. UK based. Office base in Edinburgh or Glasgow.
Lead the HR function (made up of three teams: resourcing, employee relations and data (people metrics) and also a lead workforce planning practitioner) in a time of business transformation. Shape, deliver and embed people strategies to build a RoS culture that aligns to our aims and values and will achieve sustainable high performance
Main Duties:

  • Lead the HR function to develop, deliver and evaluate HR activity across the business, actively coaching direct reports to develop the HR ability that will ensure delivery of agreed outcomes
  • Engaging with a broad range of stakeholders, develop, communicate and implement HR strategies and associated delivery plans aligned with our HROD critical path, that support our corporate objectives and values, enabling our vision to be a growing and developing digital business
  • Actively develop the RoS Partnership agenda together with the recognised Trade Union Branch Executive
  • Take a leading role in supporting the lead workforce planning practitioner to develop and embed strategic workforce planning, providing key data sets and insights to the Strategic Workforce Planning Group
  • Develop HR data services, designing and delivering effective data capture, reporting and business insights capability
  • Support resourcing strategy implementation and development of our employee value proposition in conjunction with the resourcing manager
  • Lead and support the development and implementation of HR policy across all areas of the business and provide expert employee relations advice and guidance to complex cases

Essential Skills

  • Experienced and suitably qualified HR professional (ideally MCIPD/FCIPD, or equivalent) with a proven track record of leading, managing and developing the delivery of an HR function
  • Ability to work in a challenging and transforming business environment, identifying and co-ordinating priorities aligned to business objectives ensuring outcomes are delivered through others
  • Excellent communicator who is dedicated to a collaborative and collegiate approach with strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills building credible relationships at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate a developed understanding of employee relations and employment law, together with proven experience
  • Able to demonstrate a fundamental understanding of strategic workforce planning, together with proven experience
  • Understanding of all aspects of HR including strategies or initiatives to deliver resourcing, employee relations and people data services
  • Experience of consultation and negotiation with trade unions and/or employee groups

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