Head of Human Resources

The Energy Institute is looking to appoint a talented and experienced HR professional who will play a pivotal role in the future direction of the organisation. The focus of the role will be both operational and strategic: shaping our people agenda and ensuring systems and processes are of the highest quality.

Reporting to the Chief Executive.

Permanent contract, 28 hours per week. Salary range £50-60k FTE, plus benefits.

Benefits include 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata), flexible working and a contributory pension scheme. Further benefits can be purchased including childcare vouchers, interest free season ticket loans and access to the bike to work scheme.

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together. Our ambition is that energy, and its critical role in our world, is better understood, managed and valued.

As Head of Human Resources, you will be responsible for the management of the HR function within the Energy Institute (EI), providing strategic and operational services which are business facing and also support the wider objects of the EI’s people-led initiatives on skills and EDI in the sector, supporting and guiding the Chief Executive as necessary.

You will provide strategic leadership, manage the development and delivery of a range of HR services, present pragmatic HR solutions and advise on organisational-wide issues. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities for talent development and organisational growth. Acting as a coach to all levels of management, you will play a key role in embedding best practice in people management and shaping the culture of the organisation.

The EI is looking to appoint a resourceful and proactive Head of Human Resources. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of dynamic human resources leadership and a strong understanding of HR legislation and operational capabilities. As an experienced and motivated leader, you will be willing to effect change and act on your own initiative. You should be a confident, authentic and credible communicator, inspiring trust in those around you. You will need to be comfortable working at pace.

The full job description can be found here.

Please send a CV and covering letter to hr2@energyinst.org. The covering letter should be no more than one side.

The closing date for applications is 10 December 2020. Regrettably, we are unable to acknowledge each application personally. All successful applications will be contacted to arrange interviews w/c 21 December 2020. Interviews will be conducted w/c 4 January 2021.