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Head of HR Shared Services

Head of HR Shared Services

  • Location

    North London, London

  • Sector:

    Shared Services

  • Type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Grove

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  • Salary:


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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry Date:


  • Startdate:


Head of HR Services

  • Are you experienced within HR Shared Services?
  • Have you got payroll experience?
  • Have you got experience of managing and leading a team?

If so, I want to talk to you!

The role

A large Housing client of mine has instructed me once again to help them to find a Shared Services specialist to join their team on an initial 12 month fixed-term contract.

Your role will be to lead and manage the HR Service and Payroll teams as well as leading change across the business.

Paying up to £65k per annum, this role will have management responsibility of three.

You will need to be an operational leader with a track record in dealing with performance related issues.

Why work for this client?

  • Great training & development
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Interest free travel loan
  • 36 days holiday (including bank holiday)

What do the staff think?

"The people here are great! It's a really fun and friendly environment. We have a great holiday allowance and excellent pension scheme."

- Head of Recruitment

You will have experience of the following:

  • Experience of operating and managing a high energy customer focused HR service, administration and payroll service. Experience of working with senior leaders on business and sector issues.
  • Experience of working within a multi-site environment and an employee base which includes 'blue collar' as well as 'white collar' colleagues.
  • A skilled communicator with the ability to influence, motivate and enable collaborative working.
  • Experience of managing supplier contracts and optimising performance and value added.
  • Proven experience of developing, implementing and improving HR process and IT systems (preferably using Oracle R12).
  • Able to challenge, think critically and analyse complex data in order to provide management information to improve business decision making.
  • Experience of leading, motivating and managing a diverse team to provide an effective operational HR, advisory, transactional function.
  • Experience of managing TUPE transfers.
  • A proven track record of leading, delivering and embedding change, new innovative practices and measures to ensure a continuous improvement culture.
  • Strong commitment to understanding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Experience of using HR systems for reporting purposes and the analysis and presentation of key performance data.
  • Desirable - You will have experience of mergers & acquisitions.
  • CIPD or equivalent

What next?

This role is for an immediate start so please get in touch ASAP! Please contact Richard on 0207 269 6353 or email to

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