Head of HR

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 9 February 2022

About The Role

With a private equity investor onboard, our journey of growth continues, we are seeking to recruit a highly skilled, empathetic leader with a strong track record of HR management and leadership, to join us as Head of HR.  As a key member of the Leadership Team who, together under the guidance and management of the CEO, are responsible for the definition and the execution of the business strategy.  Reporting to the CEO, the Head of HR will partner with the Leadership Team to lead the development and implementation of our progressive people strategy, embed new ideas to support growth, whilst continue to drive a high-performance culture to ensure the delivery of operational plans and business strategy.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and specialist advice on the full breadth of strategic engagement issues across the business. This includes cross functional business-related projects i.e., Health and Safety Committee, COVID-19 working party, ESG working party, Transmission Steering Committee, Business Continuity Planning and Security Task Force, and other ad-hoc business related projects
  • Lead a team whose remit is to support the delivery of expert HR services, guidance, policies, and programmes ensuring best practice and regulatory compliance, consistent with business values. This includes building positive stakeholder relations and supplier relationship management
  • Deliver and contribute to, the Human Capital Committee as part of the ‘TopCo’ Board governance process and chair the monthly HR review whilst effectively partnering with other Integrated Business Processing leads to execute the business strategy and facilitate the delivery of priorities and recommendations to the SLT
  • Provide expert advice around complex ER issues, talent management, organisational development, reward and recognition, policy

About You

The successful individual will be an innovative and results-driven thinker who leads by example and creates new and unique approaches that enhance our people experiences. You must be CIPD qualified, analytical, intellectually curious, able to understand the “larger picture” and use this broader perspective to constructively challenge when required. You will offer operational excellence and a track record of achievement operating and providing strategic HR advice to executive teams and Boards. An interest in the automotive industry, Motorsport and experience in an innovative manufacturing & engineering business is an advantage.

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the worlds most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…

Accountability – own it and learn from it

Responsibility – we do what we say we will

Respectful – to everyone

Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views

Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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