Head of HR

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type: Permanent/ Full Time

Salary: circa £45k dependent upon experience

Auriga Services is a dynamic, fast growing Public Benefit Entity with a vision to support three million healthy homes by 2030. 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.

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 organisations 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.

Further details on the position and how to apply can be viewed in the application pack on the Auriga Services website.

Applications must include a covering letter demonstrating why you will be our ideal candidate. Applications without a covering letter will be automatically rejected.

Applications to Mark Abrams, Chief Executive – MAbrams@aurigaservices.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd February

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