Head of HR - International

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    Human Resources & Business Support

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    Sian Redman

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    8 months ago

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Are you a fast-paced operational HR leader, with global experience?
Volt are hiring! We're seeking a Head of HR - International to join our growing business, managing all areas of the Human Resources and Facilities function.

Working in an innovative, yet rapidly changing & reactive industry, you will be an adaptable individual with a positive and flexible approach to new and challenging situations.

With people at the heart of our business, you will be a credible and confident leader, highly skilled at building excellent internal and external relationships with our suppliers, candidates, employees, and management.

Who are we?
Award winning NYSE listed company, with 85 offices worldwide. We are a global workforce solutions expert, committed to taking businesses and people forward.
At Volt, the success of our business depends on the success of our employees, so we strive to promote a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment where our employees can succeed and grow.

Your Role -
-Ensuring that the company's greatest assets it's people are treated appropriately, fairly and in the spirit of the company's philosophy whilst complying with legal requirements and adhering to best practice.
-Manage the HR function for both UK & International operations. Provide clear leadership and motivation to direct and indirect reports, ensuring they are aware of the company vision, the business goals, and individual objectives.
-Proactively identify ways in which HR can positively influence and support the company achieve its business strategy.
-Advise and support line managers in finding and implementing solutions for employee related issues - performance, disciplinary, dismissal, restructure, redundancy etc. Alongside maintaining and developing the company's performance review system.
-Monitor holiday, sickness and absenteeism and ensure appropriate records are maintained and to ensure that action is taken where attendance standards are not met.
-Responsibility for compensation and benefits. Conduct salary bench-marking exercises, oversee the delivery, administration, negotiation, and renewal of company benefits.
-Conduct employee surveys and use the results to offer guidance or solutions that will improve employee experience, performance and engagement.
-Ensure company Compliance is maintained and company Health & Safety obligations are met.

What can we offer you?
-BUPA Private Medical Insurance
-Additional 4% pension contribution above statutory 3%
-Wellness flexible benefit (£400 per year)
-Access to benefit platforms
-CSR - team regularly supports local charities
-Season ticket loans for travel, reimbursement of parking costs
-Mental health support and advice
-Weekly Pilates classes and free fruit

What do we need?
-Experience working at a similar level in HR previously, preferably within a fast-paced, changeable industry
-Line management experience
-CIPD Level 7/ MCIPD / FCIPD qualification
-French speaker (desirable, not essential)

Full Time. Hybrid Working. Ability to be part-office, part home-based.