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Head of People

This is an exciting opportunity for a HR generalist as The Reader enters its next phase of evolution - focussing on bringing Shared Reading to diverse communities of people up and down the UK whilst developing the creative community at Calderstones (which is into it's 3rd full year of operation). As the organisation evolves, we are looking for a Head of People to influence and shape our thinking by initiating and delivering some exciting and ambitious projects. These projects will preserve and build on our unique culture and ensure our people are able to do their best work while having an excellent experience.

The role will suit an innovative, disruptive people professional who can confidently drive both operational and cultural change, living our value ‘we make our own pattern in the world’. As a Head of Department, you form part of our extended senior leadership team who work closely alongside our Directors Group. Supported by a small dedicated People team (two FTEs) you will lead the strategic direction of the People function with responsibility for delivering our People Strategy and our Talent Management strategy, and with a key role to play in the delivery of key elements of our EDI strategy.

How to apply

  1. Take a look at our candidate recruitment pack to find out more about The Reader and what it’s like to work with us and to see a full job description for details about what responsibilities, skills and experience are required.
  2. Complete your application form and send it to laurakershaw@thereader.org.uk before the closing date.

(vacancy reference code: HO_160224)

Based at

This role is suitable for hybrid or on site working at Calderstones, Liverpool, L18 3JB

Hours

35 hours per week / 1 FTE (we would be happy to discuss flexible working patterns and will give due consideration to part time and job share requests)

Rate of pay

£41,715 per annum

Duration

Permanent

Reporting to

Managing Director

Deadline

9am, Friday 16th February