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Head of People

North West England
Band 8c
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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GP Federation
Job Type
Human Resources

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an interim Head of People with a North West NHS organisation. The Head of People will work across the region and take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of people services.

Main responsibilities:
  • Provide expertise in best practice Workforce, HR, OD and change management;
  • Implement HR, OD and transition programmes and plans;
  • Support the delivery of major organisational change programmes;
  • Provide business partner support to senior managers, offering advice on HR & OD policies and employment law matters, as required;
  • Manage interdependencies and benefits and proactively manage risks and issues to ensure successful delivery of various programmes and projects;
  • Take a corporate role and work in partnership with managers, staff and their representatives and partners to drive through workforce, OD and transition agendas;
  • Develop good relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of HR and OD programmes;
  • Work across organisational and professional boundaries with teams to support the design and development of workforce and OD activities;
  • Ensure the most efficient and effective use of shared resources across the system;
  • Ensure that projects are delivered with available resources and within agreed timescales, providing regular reports and raising significant problems/issues in a timely manner so that early remedial action can be taken;
  • Work with communication and engagement leads to manage stakeholder and staff engagement.
Essential Skills/Experience:
  • CIPD Qualified
  • Demonstrable experience of operating at senior HR/OD level
  • Successful track record of achieving substantial organisational change and implementing highly complex projects
  • NHS experience
  • Experience of designing and delivering HR and OD programmes and interventions to bring about organisational and cultural change
If you are interested in this post, please send a copy of your updated CV to Emma Peel on


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

Over the last 17 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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