Head of HR - Onshore Wind

City of Edinburgh
Renewable Energy
£50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Car allowance & hybrid working
04-05-2022 11:14 AM

Head of HR UK - Onshore Wind
Edinburgh - hybrid working
£50,000 - £57,000 + car allowance and benefits

Astute are exclusively partnered with a client who share our vision about hiring great people to power a sustainable world. Our client, an onshore wind development and service business, is looking for a new Head of HR for the UK to join them, with a mix of remote and office working, out of the office in Edinburgh.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Head of HR UK, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the HR team and processes associated with the country management of the organisation's human resources, including coordination of payroll, tax, immigration topics and recruitment
  • Managing and motivating the HR team, review and assess performance, build employee capacity, support professional development and enable employees to optimise their contribution
  • Acting as a trusted advisor within GB to provide wide ranging guidance on people matters to internal stakeholders
  • Anticipate and resolve litigation risks and effectively manage Employee Relations. Act as an escalation point for complex employee relations matters
  • Define HR Strategies, Action Plans and Policies for GB
  • Collaborate with and support HR Centres of Excellence with regard to training development, compensation and benefits, mobility, diversity, talent management and organisation to foster one global HR footprint in the country
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Degree in HR or similar field, CIPD preferable
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the renewable energy sector or one with very transferrable experience
  • Strong leadership skills and experience implementing strategy
  • You would have led a team of Advisors or be an HR Manager already
  • Experience with a larger organisation, ideally between 200 - 400 staff

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary of up to £57,000
  • Car allowance of up to £6,000
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Other benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to tnorford@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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