Head of People and Culture

An exciting opportunity to provide high quality leadership of the development and delivery of a sector leading people strategy.

The Head will contribute to organisational learning and strategy development, be an active member of the Senior Leadership Team and engage regularly with the Senior Management Team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Apply knowledge and experience in specialist HR and culture areas, providing and implementing innovative and practical ideas and solutions.
  • Lead on the development and implementation of Aspida’s HR strategy and commitment to being a sector leader in its staff support and development at all levels.
  • Lead in the identification and oversee implementation of effective HR systems where appropriate.
  • Management and maximising use of BreatheHR, ensuring maintenance of staff records in addition to staff physical files where appropriate
  • Ensure HR policies and procedures are up to date and master documents are recorded accordingly
  • Update staff handbook and template letters, checklists etc. (with guidance provided from HR lead)
  • Support recruitment processes, ensuring appropriate policies followed, maintaining relationships with consultants and applicants as appropriate.
  • New candidate pre-employment and leaver administration including preparing contracts/letters, ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed/returned and recorded, monitor probation/end of contract dates and induction administration.  Update benefit membership details
  • Maintain absence records for staff holiday and sickness, staff appraisals, employee benefits – chasing documents as needed
  • Provide reporting as required to Line Managers/Committees and Boards
  • Develop and manage an annual training programme, driven by the needs identified in Personal learning Plans and operational requirements
  • Training administration.  Prepare and monitor training clawback agreements.  Reporting on CPD logs where required
  • Data preparation for monthly payroll ensuring and maintaining accurate records relating to all payroll matters
  • Liaise with the relevant employee related third parties (e.g. medical, travel, income protection or death in service insurers and pension provider)
  • Maintain register of work permit status, administer licence and permit applications as required
  • Undertake an independent role concerning employee disciplinary process and development plan, including attending HR meetings as note taker and preparation of file notes where appropriate
  • HR related GDPR requirements, annual archiving review, destroying data which is deemed our of date (as advised by Directors)
 
Skills and competencies

Ideally qualified to degree level, in either HR, management or a business related field or equivalent/experience. Previous administrative experience is essential, with experience to some degree with HR administration/tasks’. Being organised and able to prioritise is vital, as is having good communication and relationship building skills, as you will work with various people across the whole business and with sensitive data requiring the confidence of colleagues and management. 

A good understanding and knowledge of employment law and ensuring the HR department conforms to these is key together with experience in the development and delivery of leadership development programmes at all levels.

To learn more about this role, please contact wayne.bulpitt@aspidagroup.com

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