Head of HR

£50k - £54k per annum


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About the role:

Goodman Masson are thrilled to be working in collaboration with a London based charity that does so much incredible work to support parents and carers that are looking after disabled children. They do this by advocating for policy changes and campaign tirelessly to ensure that decision-makers address the inequalities experienced by families with disabled children. This amazing organisation are entering a period of exciting change and are searching for Head of HR on a permanent basis to head up their dynamic HR team and bring their performance and capacity to the next level. This role within this incredible charity is very suitable for those with experience in the not-for-profit sector.

This is a hybrid role, and only requiring a minimum of one day a week in their main office which is a short walk from Old Street Station (National Rail) and Angel Station (London Underground). This position will be reporting directly to Director of Finance and Resources and the main responsibilities for Head of HR are:

  • Deliver fit-for-purpose HR services, including people management strategies, performance development, and employment relations advice.
  • Act as a proactive business partner, offering support and guidance to key stakeholders such as line managers, team heads, and the senior management team.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance & Resources to enhance internal HR policies and systems for effective organisational functioning.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the future people strategy in alignment with Contact’s broader strategy and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Manage two direct reports, oversee relationships with external partners, and ensure efficient HR and resource support services for Contact.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience as a primary resource for all HR policy matters throughout an organisation.
  • Possession of a professional HR qualification, minimally CIPD Level 5 (Associate) or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in organising and prioritising dynamic workloads for optimal operational outcomes.
  • Skilled in conducting difficult conversations, conflict resolution, and fostering compassionate communication.
  • Qualification/experience in project management
  • Experience in reward and benefits review process

The following benefits are:

  • Incredible developmental opportunity for those who seek to affect demonstrable change within an organisation
  • Circa £54,000 pa (plus potential London weighting)
  • Potential to work compressed hours and have one day off a week
  • 25 days annual leave from start date (this increases by one day with every year at the organisation)
  • 5% employer pension contributions
  • Very flexible hybrid working arrangement (only one day in the London office required)

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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