Director of HR

20 May 20242024-05-20
Fully remote
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 Altair, a leading consultancy firm established in 2011, is seeking a dynamic and strategic-minded Director of HR to shape the organisation's future. With over a decade of experience in providing top-notch services to the housing, local authority, and related sectors, Altair has grown exponentially, now boasting a team of 100 professionals operating across the UK and internationally.

At Altair, pride is taken in the commitment to quality, innovation, and thought leadership. The organisation focuses on supporting clients in socially focused sectors and continually strives to be an "employer of choice" by recruiting and retaining talented individuals and providing them with excellent training opportunities.


The Role:

As the Director of HR, candidates will have the unique opportunity to shape Altair's culture, talent strategy, and overall success. Reporting directly to senior management, the Director will provide strategic leadership, drive employee engagement, and continuously improve HR processes to align with the organization's goals and objectives.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Developing and implementing HR strategies aligned with organisational objectives.
  • Leading talent acquisition and retention efforts to attract top talent and foster a positive work culture.
  • Driving initiatives to enhance employee engagement, performance management, and organisational development.
  • Serving as a mediator in employee relations matters and ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Overseeing the design and administration of competitive compensation and benefits programs.
  • Leading internal communications and employee engagement activities.
  • Ensuring robust reporting on HR activities, performance, and budgets.
  • Staying updated on employment laws, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure compliance.

Experience Required:


  • Proven track record in providing strategic HR guidance in professional services environments.
  • Strong understanding of HR best practices, employment laws, and regulations.
  • Experience in leading change management initiatives and driving organisational development efforts.
  • Proficiency in managing employee relations matters and implementing effective retention strategies.
  • Ability to translate business objectives into HR initiatives and build effective relationships with stakeholders.

Altair offers a dynamic and rewarding environment where skills and expertise will be valued and developed. If you're ready to play a pivotal role in shaping Altair's future HR activities, apply now and be part of the journey towards excellence!