HR Director

Role description

As a member of Envitia’s Leadership Team, there will be a mix of both operational and strategic business partnering to develop and deliver on the people plan. Primarily you will lead the development and well-being of all employees and be ultimately responsible for the timely recruitment of additional resources.

We are an innovative data and technology consultancy, proudly awarded the coveted Megabuyte Best Enterprise Software Award, in recognition for our outstanding organic growth in recent years. We work with our customers to solve some of their toughest data challenges, and help them make better, faster, and more informed decisions. We’re now looking to grow and build a team that are hungry for success.

We’re creating a culture that is fun, supportive yet challenging, and we’re looking for talented like-minded people to join us on this journey. We’re also looking for people who are comfortable in challenging the norm so we can get truly diverse thinking when solving problems and not just senior management making decisions – we really believe in empowerment across the board.


Reporting to the CEO, the successful applicant will be responsible for establishing and managing an effective HR function within Envitia, with the following critical objectives:

  • Develop and implement a HR Strategy to align all HR initiatives and processes for achieving key organizational objectives
  • Drive the continuous HR improvement agenda, with a focus on employee
    engagement and employee experience
  • Maintaining high levels of employee satisfaction and conduct the annual staff survey
  • Lead on focus groups to bring us forward as a people-centric employer
  • Minimising staff attrition
  • Lead on any disciplinary, performance and grievance activities, if and when required
  • Establish and maintain an effective Line Management structure
  • Ensure that the development of employees is actively progressed in line with the requirements of the business
  • Deliver in-house training to upskill the capability of Envitia’s people managers
  • Develop a fit for purpose performance development process, aligned to the strategic direction of Envitia
  • Lead on the annual salary review process, carry out external benchmarking so as to ensure that Envitia remains competitive
  • Advise the CEO on any material concerns raised by, or relating to, employees
  • Lead on the Envitia organisational culture, ensuring that the Company’s vision, mission and values are embedded across the business.
  • Manage the Recruitment Manager and an HR Assistant
  • Maintaining a close working relationships with all members of the Leadership Team
  • Ensure the HR function is UK Employment law and GDPR compliant at all times

Measures of Success:

The following are key measures of success for the role:

  • The staff survey shows improving measures of employee satisfaction
  • 100% of employees have had an appraisal within the past 12 months
  • Unwanted staff attrition remains below 15%
  • An efficient and cost-effective recruitment function is maintained at all times
  • Timely recruitment of the agreed resources and skills

Professional Requirements:

  • Exceptional knowledge of UK employment law and HR practices.
  • A proven track record in developing and delivering an HR Strategy for organisational success
  • A proven leadership experience with exceptional leadership qualities within a corporate environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to rapidly build relationships across the business
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to thrive in a business with a fast-changing, collaborative, culture
  • Strong commercial awareness, identifying the key areas where the people strategy
    will deliver value to the operating teams
  • A background in technology or defence sectors is preferred
  • A passion about building a high performing and high satisfaction business culture
  • A continuous improvement approach
  • A natural team player ethos

The appointed individual should:

  • Have at least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Have a successful and demonstrable track record as an HR Director or senior HR Manager within a technical services business
  • Be CIPD qualified – preferably to Level 7 or achieved chartered membership status

Working Location:

Regular attendance in Horsham, West Sussex.

Security Clearance Requirements

Many of our public sector customers require UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. You’ll need to provide proof of identity, employment history, and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency, for at least three years.

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