Head of People - North Humberside

Head of People Jobs

Staffing of a business has been revolutionized over the past 10–15 years as companies recognize and capitalize on the advantages of having a happy, satisfied and fulfilled workforce. It’s all about ensuring the human factor is a part of human resources. While perks and bonuses have long played a part in the equation, with a modern recognition that it’s a more complex and finely tuned process, HR departments are now employing heads of people to oversee and refine the workplace processes to help with satisfaction and therefore retention and attractiveness to talent.

The head of people typically looks after a team or a department, often reporting to a people manager or director. Those members of staff have direct contact with the board and have access to the funds and the strategic information required to put people-focused initiatives into action. The head of people is normally required to understand and interpret plans and implement them at team level, often as one of several heads of people in a company.

The skills required

A background in delivering bonuses and benefits to teams is a key asset in this role. That can often mean basing benefits on individual assessments to create focused, personalized schemes, or it could be a generalized task over complete teams. You are expected to implement strategies and initiatives that drive cultural change throughout the business, as dictated by the board and your line managers. Whether they go into detail on how these are implemented or you are expected to interpret them into actions depends on the policy of the company.

Experience within the industry the company operates in is useful as employees in different sectors have different expectations and motivations. You must be able to demonstrate that you can implement complex initiatives that have been possibly decided without your input.

Find Head of People Jobs with Cast UK

At Cast UK we pride ourselves on our ability to match top HR jobs with excellent candidates, which is why companies come back to us time and time again to fill their positions. We have an incredible reach, too, filling positions in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland but also further afield when needed.

Our recruitment consultants are always dealing with companies looking for a head of people, so if you are such a person, there’s nothing to lose by leaving your details with us so we can get the ball rolling next time an appropriate position becomes available. Call us today on 0333 121 3345.

Head of People Jobs in North Humberside

A former postal county in England, North Humberside comprised the areas within Humberside that were north of the River Humber - it had previously been covered by the Yorkshire postal county.

Some of the towns that were located in the region included Beverly, Hull, Hornsea, Goole and Cottingham.

In 1996, the county of Humberside was abolished and the northern half of the county became the unitary authority areas of East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston upon Hull.

Although the region no longer officially exists, the towns in what was once North Humberside still offer a variety of options for those seeking Head of People positions.

For much of their past, these settlements were market towns that traded local produce and wool. In addition, Hull was an important port and the famous Hornsea Pottery was manufactured in North Humberside until the factory was closed in 2000.

These days, the local economy relies on a number of industries, including food manufacturing, shipping, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and energy.

Just some of the other companies that have large facilities in the region include Seven Seas, Reckitt Benckiser, BP and Siemens.

Cast UK - helping you search for fresh opportunities

Whether you're seeking a Head of People position as a step-up on the career ladder, or are looking to make a more lateral move to a different company or a new part of the country, the recruitment consultants at Cast UK can help you find the right vacancy for your skills and requirements.

Our team has extensive experience in the supply chain, procurement and logistics fields, and we take pride in matching the best applicant to each position.

In addition, our regional specialists can provide advice about the local job market in your area of interest, such as who the potential employers are, the types of jobs available and the average salary ranges.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within North Humberside or source a new job in North Humberside then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.