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Head of Human Resources

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  • Posted:8th March, 2024
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17284
  • Salary:Competitive Salary
Our client, an International Gallery, are seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Human Resources to join to the company in their London location!

This role requires extensive experience in a similar role within the luxury industry with proven expertise overseeing all aspects of HR generalist processes in various global locations and previous management/line management of staff. 

Responsibilities:
  • Handle intricate and sensitive employee relations matters with discretion, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and liaising with legal advisors as necessary.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer to craft a comprehensive global people strategy in alignment with the company's goals. 
  • Provide expert guidance on HR practices including succession and organisational restructures and planning initiatives. 
  • Oversee and manage the Global HR budget to ensure optimal allocation of resources. 
  • Keep up a comprehensive knowledge of legal requirements and develop HR policies that align with current legislation across multiple jurisdictions globally.
  • Oversee recruitment processes to attract and retain top talent.
  • Offer guidance to directors and managers on various people-related inquiries and challenges.
  • Take the lead on HR projects.
  • Contribute to cross-functional initiatives including B-Corp certification efforts. 
  • Align and oversee rewards and benefits systems.
  • Provide management to the HR Assistant and Finance and Operations Manager as required.
  • Design and implement learning and development programs that enhance workforce capabilities, foster growth, and address strategic priorities.
  • Cultivate and reinforce company culture by partnering closely with the senior leadership team to define and promote company values.
  • Drive the seamless execution of HR employee activities including career development processes, onboarding, offboarding and performance management.
  • Facilitate and manage performance appraisal cycles to ensure fair and effective evaluation of employee performance.
  • Manage the HR Information System (HRIS) to ensure accuracy and efficiency in HR processes.

Requirements:
  • Previous extensive experience in a similar role, in a leadership capacity.
  • Proven track record in driving effective organisational processes, impact assessment, project management, stakeholder engagement.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism.
  • Expertise dealing with HR policies and processes globally.
  • Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or similar is required.
  • HR certifications are desirable.
  • Experience collaborating with senior leadership teams to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to speak French is highly desirable for this position.
  • Previous experience in the luxury industry would be advantageous.

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