VP Human Resources in City of London

City of London, London
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£ 80,000 - £ 100,000 per year, Salary + Annual Bonus & Benefits
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Laura Nixon, Digby Morgan
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job description

Digby Morgan is partnered with a leading global insurance firm, who are seeking a VP Human Resources, supporting the UK and EMEA regions. The VP Human Resources will lead a team who strive for HR excellence across the full remit of HR activities. This is a senior HR leadership position, and will be a crucial partner to the global business during an exciting period of growth.

This position is a 15 month fixed term contract, covering a Maternity Leave, and is based in London. The role will be a fundamental part of a full annual HR cycle.

Key responsibilities;

  • Leadership and development of a team of 4 HR generalists, ensuring efficiency in HR operations across the UK and European offices.
  • Partnering with and advising senior leaders across the globe ensuring the HR team supports the business proactively and effectively.
  • Overseeing and participating in the execution of all local HR programs and services (talent sourcing and selection, onboarding, orienting compensation, benefits, performance management, learning and development, employee engagement activities etc.) in partnership with the SVP Human Resources and the global HR team.
  • Managing and leading Employee Relations cases on a senior level across the international jurisdictions, ensuring compliance with local legislation.
  • Ensure proactive compliance with all applicable local legislations and regulations.
  • Work closely with the SVP HR to develop and drive HR initiatives, including; organisational development & design, change management, talent management, diversity and inclusion, coaching and global HR projects.
  • Manage the continual review, execution and monitoring of HR policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will be a forward thinking, tenured, senior HR professional who has excellent communication skills and enjoys working with a high level of autonomy and responsibility. The applicant needs to have the ability to motivate and inspire the function to embrace transformation and change, and to have the drive to truly embed themselves in the team for the duration of the contract.

Key requirements;

  • Minimum of 10 years HR experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in the UK Insurance Industry is required
  • Team management experience is a necessity
  • Degree level education (CIPD qualification strongly desired)
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Workday experience is advantageous

If you are interested in this role then please do not hesitate to apply.

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