Strategic HR Manager

Strategic HR Manager

£47,205 – £55,087 per annum

Full Time – 37 hours per week



As a Council we are focused on doing the right thing so that services are delivered in a way that makes a difference to people’s lives. We can only do this with a committed workforce.

Working as part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will ensure that HR has a positive, visible presence and maintains it’s credibility as an enabler to deliver our short, medium and long term business goals through our people.

You will champion a culture that drives and recognises staff performance, and enables us to continue to attract and retain the best talent to deliver the best services to our residents. You will develop and deliver a People Strategy to ensure that staff are engaged, developed and understand our core values, objectives and have a strong sense of belonging – we want Blaby to continue to be a “great place to work”.

In addition to this, you will provide strategic leadership and effective management of the HR Service.

The successful candidate will need to be able to operate strategically and operationally at the same time, juggling several different projects and tasks with competing tight deadlines. You must be resilient, able to manage complex and challenging situations, with often limited resources, providing innovative and creative solutions.

To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Sarah Pennelli, Strategic Director on 0116 272 7650 for an informal discussion.

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career and volunteering opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme, childcare vouchers, and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the links: Working for us and Employee benefits

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. In addition Blaby District Council is committed to interviewing all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.



Closing Date:                         Monday 24 September 2018 (midnight)

Assessment Centre:              Monday 29 October 2018

Interview Date:                      Friday 2 November 2018





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