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MWI Animal Health is looking for professionals interested in creating healthier futures and impacting the health of animals through the U.K.
Head of People
Role can be based in Castle Cary or stoke-on-trent
Responsible to the Managing Director (MWI UK) and Senior HR Business Partner (MWI US). The Head of People has full responsibility for the Human Resources activity for the MWI Animal Health UK Group, with duties focusing on partnering with senior leadership in driving people management strategy and managing the HR team, procedures and processes.
Partner with senior leadership to develop and implement HR strategy within the organisation working alongside business leaders. Lead and develop the UK HR team. Identify, implement and measure best practice.
Work closely with business leaders and line management providing expert guidance on a variety of HR matters; including attracting and developing talent, creating and engaging culture and work environment, and recognising and rewarding our associates.
Develop effective HR procedures and policies to reflect business aims and focus. Advise on compliance and risk management issues. Work within and apply key business drivers to people management strategies. Ensure that managers and staff are fully aware of and adhere to HR policies. Introduce and drive change management initiatives.
Overall responsibility of the recruitment process. Oversee investigations and complex employee relations issues including redundancy and grievance.
Design and utilise a communications strategy that keeps all employees informed of key organisational issues. Evaluate and make recommendations on cost-effective training and development programmes; aligned with business objectives.
Act as the externally facing representative for HR for the organisation.
Extensive experience in a senior HR role
Qualified CIPD member
Ability to influence at all levels
Commercial acumen and credibility
Experience of managing a team
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of UK employment legislation
accomplished at working in a matrix organisation.
If you feel that your experience meets this qualification and you are looking for an exciting opportunity within a market leader, please apply, including an up to date copy of your CV and Cover letter.
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