Head of HR

Role Title: Head of HR

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type: Permanent/ Full Time

Salary: circa £50k depending upon experience

What we are looking for

The broad purpose of this position will be to:

  • Develop and implement a co-ordinated HR strategy creating synergy and harmony across
    the organisation.
  • Ensure the organisation is operating within a legally robust HR policy and procedural
  • Provide robust professional HR advice and management information to managers within
    the organisation.

The role of human resource management is challenging, varied and exciting. We are looking to appoint a Head of HR to drive HR strategy across our organisation.

As a senior member of Auriga’s management and reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will be the face of HR with the view to delivering an excellent operational and strategic service. The Head of HR role is fundamental to developing the organisation’s strategy, culture, development, and recruitment.

Experience of successfully influencing leaders is essential, as is experience of managing or playing a key part in change management projects. You should have strong communication skills and the ability to build great relationships at all levels of the organisation. The ability to think flexibly to provide pragmatic solutions to problems is essential, as are excellent project management and time management skills. We are looking for someone who has a high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to influence, coach and build strong working relationships with colleagues and partners.

We welcome applications from talented and enthusiastic CIPD qualified HR professionals who have the vision, ambition, and skill to grow a high-quality HR function in a medium sized company. The successful candidate will have the aspiration to help us grow and will need to be a confident leader who is highly accountable.

For more details about the role and responsibilities, please review the full job description here.


Who we are

Auriga Services is a dynamic, fast growing Public Benefit Entity with a vision to support three million healthy homes by 2030. We have current staff numbers of over 80 with growth plans to exceed 100 within the near future.

With a record of accomplishment spanning 23 years, we are mature enough to provide outstanding service through the application of extraordinary levels of skills and experience. We manage combined annual funds of over £15 million helping people alleviate their debt and realise income and benefits that make a real difference to the quality of their lives. We achieve all this through the administration of charitable trust funds, realisation of Welfare Benefits, Debt Advice, Welfare Reform services and emergency fuel payments. Our clients are the major water and energy utility companies, local authorities and the NHS.

We actively embrace the following values to ensure lasting impacts for households.

  • We always insist on the highest quality outcomes for our customers
  • We value knowledge, learning and sharing of evidence and good practice
  • We focus on actions that create positive impacts for every customer

Reasons to work for Auriga:

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance, rising with service
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible / homeworking arrangements
  • Making a genuine and profound difference to people’s lives

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from any and all sectors of the community, including under-represented groups such as disabled people, members of ethnic minorities, and from the LGBTQ+ community.


Interested? Here’s How to Apply

We welcome applications from those that take the extra effort to do some research about us, and demonstrate a desire to work in a company with our values.

Please forward an up-to-date CV, together with a covering letter expressing your motivation for applying to:

Mark Abrams, Chief Executive – mabrams@aurigaservices.co.uk

Please note: we automatically reject any application without a covering letter.