HR Director, Management consulting - London

About the role
The Director of Human Resources will contribute to the achievement of business results by effectively integrating and applying HR knowledge and expertise, leadership and organisational development principles. The role covers all our global locations (UK, Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Australia), partnering with business leaders to assess and provide for their HR needs. The HR Director will thoughtfully assess various HR and business challenges, appropriately consider viable options for addressing them, and deliver solutions based on solid business acumen, best practice, cultural sensitivities and pragmatism. They will lead a new, dynamic and growing Human Resource team (12 people).
This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and profitable company, so there is great potential to develop your career and knowledge.
Key tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Provide relevant HR insights and solutions to business challenges.
  • Play a leadership role in implementing key, long-term strategic interventions in the areas of employee and leadership development, talent readiness, employee engagement, organisational culture and diversity.
  • Help the business through transformations and changing business conditions.
  • Ensure the effective application of the performance management programme.
  • Participate in all key hiring decisions.
  • Manage employee relation issues with a focus on risk mitigation and effective problem resolution.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of HR systems, programmes and processes in support of HR operating as a progressive, innovative and strategic function.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of learning and development initiatives for the global workforce.
  • Manage the development, refinement and/or communication of HR policies, procedures and practices to ensure sound leadership application and legal compliance.
  • Effectively lead and manage the HR team, ensuring roles and responsibilities, performance standards and business objectives are clear.
  • Manage the company's international assignments, ensuring all employees are provided with appropriate information and support.
  • Oversee the recruitment of staff, associate consultants and subcontractors; ensuring talent pools are developed for key positions.
  • Oversee the provision of all the facilities for head office in London.