Commercially focused, creative, high performing senior HR Professional. Experienced in identifying and implementing value adding business aligned HR strategies that make an impact within the private and public sectors across industries. Exposure to complex matrix international organisations. Coaching senior teams, an excellent relationship builder: approachable and respected with a high level of emotional intelligence.
Experienced in; transformation, organisation development and improving organisation capability, talent acquisition and development, succession planning and career paths, employee engagement and wellbeing, reward, restructures, relocations and TUPE.
Renowned for having a practical hands on consultative approach with experience of leading teams and multiple complex projects.
-TRUST HR Ltd-
Interim Head of HR/HR Director
Sep 2011 – Present
Experienced senior HR professional providing SME's with interim HR and ongoing HR support in London and South East. Examples of projects undertaken: Developed and implemented HR strategies for a Financial Services business to support business growth, development of organisational capability. HR lead for a Private Equity business's geographical relocation of facilities and ongoing HR support. Manufacturing business with additional support on high level ER cases, performance management and harmonising T&C's. Delivered GDPR presentation to Suffolk businesses and supported a number with full audit, policy implementation and staff training for ongoing compliance.
-Brown & Carroll (London) Ltd-
Head Of Human Resources
Mar 2018 – Feb 2020
Interim role to set up and establish an HR department during time of growth with HR strategies aligned to the organisations vision and objectives. Organisational design and transformation, organisational effectiveness and maximising performance management, coaching, talent and career paths (work experience/apprentice), employee engagement and wellbeing.
-Essex County Fire and Rescue Service-
InterIm Senior HR Manager
Jul 2016 – Mar 2017
Interim support during a time of significant change and implementation of Transformation Programme 2020. Contract standardisation, succession process, job evaluation and other HR related projects. Managing a large team.
-Morrison FS Ltd-
Senior HR Business Partner
Nov 2009 – Aug 2011
Reported to the Director of People and Organisation Development, role of Senior HR Business Partner was responsible for setting and delivering the strategic HR direction for the South and East Region. 1000 employees in client group. Managed a small team, in this multi site private equity backed business. Large scale mobilisations (TUPE), restructures and contract harmonisations. Coaching and mentoring senior teams along with directing a change in culture through development of staff and driving and influencing the right attitudes and behaviours. Developing and implementing succession planning strategies, multiple Trade Union involvement.
-Olympus UK Ltd-
Jan 2007 – Sep 2009
Olympus UK Ltd are a leading manufacturer of professional opto-digital products, Olympus pioneers key technologies in the fields of imaging and voice products, endoscopy, microscopy, bioanalytics and diagnostics.
Reported to both the UK Managing Director and the European Managing Director, (Hamburg). I was a member of the senior management team with full responsibility for HR Operations and Strategy across the UK. Additionally, I was also responsible for Quality and Regulatory Affairs (including Health and Safety) and Facilities.
-Olympus UK Limited-
Jan 1997 – Jan 2007