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Closed: 18 January 2017

Head of People & Performance

Posted by Harris Hill Chairity Recruitment

Location London
Category Human Resources
Sectors Youth/Children
Job Reference : HQ00033373

Job Description

One of our clients, a global young people`s charity in London is looking for an Interim Head of People and Performance for 14months maternity cover.

The charity is a global organisation for youth-led development. Supporting young people to demand and deliver a just and sustainable world for all. They work to make sure young people have a voice, a living, sexual rights, and are leaders in preventing and solving the world's challenges.

The main key responsibilities:
-throughout leadership (compliance with all aspects of UK employment legislation)
-operational responsibilities (Lead the ongoing development and implementation of the People team priorities)
-Global Network (Support key in-country staff to implement their People plan by working in close partnership to jointly develop innovative and cost-effective HR solutions)
-Leadership (Represent the People & Performance unit at quarterly Senior Management Team meetings, and with the Trustee People Committee.)

Key requirements:
Experience of advising on a broad range of HR issues.
-CIPD qualified, or studying toward.
- Strong understanding of how HR can add value to Restless Development.
-Good interpersonal skills and personal credibility with a demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels.
- Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of employment law and best practices in HR.
- Able to plan and deliver work against tight deadlines to high standards of quality.
- Impeccable attention to detail.
- Excellent networking skills and ability build external relationships
-Experience of researching and developing policies and procedures.
-Experience of managing and developing staff.
- Knowledge and/or experience of contributing to organisational change.
- Experience of working within the development sector

-Remuneration (In addition to salary, we offer Heads of a 4% pension contribution.
-Values and Culture( a culture of recognising and celebrating both the Values and global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values Day)
-Work-life balance (24 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays and with an extra day of annual leave given for each full year of service, up to a maximum of 28 days, Access to flexible working, Generous study leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances)
Professional development (Empowering opportunities to work on significant projects which stretch and inspire staff allowing them to develop on-the-job, regular performance management)
-Travel and medical insurance (When travelling abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development's travel and medical insurance)

Please note that the interviews take place on Friday 20th Jan and the closing date for this role is Monday 16th January

For more information and for the full job description please call Aleksandra on 02078207327 or email [email protected]

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