People Director - Farnborough

People Director Jobs

It’s almost becoming a cliché now, but good people really do make a company succeed. As a company reaches a certain level of staffing, the need for a dedicated People Director inevitably becomes more pressing. Their role is to ensure the HR department is working in the best interests of the company by attracting the best talent available for the roles and to ensure that talent is retained.

People Directors also have an important role in influencing and driving cultural change throughout the company. It’s a sensitive task that seeks to find the sweet spot where employees feel valued, respected and listened to as well as the strategic aims of the board being fulfilled. Get this right and attraction and retention will follow almost automatically, the net result being a company with minimal internal conflict and a sense of a shared goal that can have phenomenal long-term effects on a business and its employees’ careers there.

The skills required

Needless to say, people skills are an essential component of being a people director. An understanding of what makes employees not just tick, but thrive in a corporate environment will be a key tool in your skill set.

Academic understanding of the psychology of excellence in employees is of enormous benefit, but a successful people director will also have had experience in running HR departments or overseeing the HR in a company at executive level. Because the people director’s decisions have budgetary implications, experience of handling budgets and performing cost-benefit analysis on human resource-related strategic plans will stand the prospective candidate in good stead.

Find People Director Jobs with Cast UK

With offices in the employment centres of London, Birmingham and Manchester, Cast UK understands the needs of employers and candidates alike, and has a huge amount of experience in sourcing excellent people for the most sought-after roles throughout the whole of the UK.

We are not an agency that simply fills positions; we have great relationships with our clients on both sides of the recruitment equation, and maintain those relationships by providing a trusted and effective service.

Call us today on 0333 121 3345 to find your perfect executive level position.

People Director Jobs in Farnborough

Aviation enthusiasts will know straight away where Farnborough is, as it is the site of a world-famous air show. Every two years aviation companies from the defence and civil sectors descend on the town’s airport to demonstrate their wares and sign billion-dollar deals, and the general public are treated to aerobatics displays and low flypasts by the fastest and largest flying machines in the sky.

The town of Farnborough wraps around the north and east of the airport complex, located at the north-eastern tip of Hampshire. To its south is Aldershot, home to the famous barracks, and 14 miles (23 km) to the north west is Reading. The centre of London is 32 miles (50 km) north east. The M3 passes to Farnborough’s north as it connects Southampton with the M25. The town also has several railway stations connecting the aforementioned towns and cities.

Farnborough has a busy retail sector and some notable business parks, such as Farnborough Aerospace Centre and IQ Farnborough. The latter is a work in progress, but already hosts a BMW dealership, AgustaWestland, Autodesk, Bluhalo, Blue Coat Systems and Defence Strategy & Solutions among others. It’s a businesslike town that is well connected and affluent, so could well harbour People Director jobs as it goes about its work.

Cast UK - helping you with your job search

With decades of experience in the fields between us, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.

If you’re looking for more information on the People Director positions available in Farnborough or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer. Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible.

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