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Head of People and HR Strategy. Office-based. Central London

Industry HR and Recruitment, RSI Executive Search, Wealth Management & Private Office
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Visa No visa sponsorship provided
Salary £80000 — £100000 per annum
Package Salary, benefits and competitive bonus
Date 28 November 2023

NB! This is a right-hand strategic Head of HR role working alongside the CEO, so the job is fully office-based (5 days per week! No hybrid options) with occasional travel to EU offices. The close-knit management team is based in the Central London Head Office. Hours 9-6 or 10-7 with occasional overtime.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and very hands-on General HR Manager/Head of People to join a private investments firm (various asset classes) in the strategic capacity of managing HR operations for the London office and a few EU entities. The company aims to make a positive impact in the world and preserve the capital for generations to come by investing in early-stage technology companies and driving business growth in various progressive investment areas.


  • Organisational development
  • Participation in the development of the Group’s and HR business strategy
  • Participation in the formation of the organisational structure of the Group
  • HR budgeting, control and execution of the budget and payroll Selection and adaptation of candidates and new hires
  • Hiring candidates for the Group: assessment and selection of candidates for the open vacancies for all offices
  • Creation of a unified procedure and implementation of candidate assessment methodology
  • Development and implementation of people’s planning and selection system
  • Building and maintaining relationships with recruitment agencies in the UK and abroad
  • Development and implementation of an adaptation and onboarding system for the new hires Individual and team motivation and performance evaluation
  • Development of an effective system of remuneration linked to employee performance (based on KPIs or OKRs)
  • Development of a system of non-material incentives for company employees – company awards, selection of the best employee etc.
  • Formation of a training and career development plan for individuals and teams, evaluation of the effectiveness of the training, formation and development of the talent pool
  • Improving and innovating Group’s people management (including creating a vacation schedule, travel accounting policy, sick-leave policy etc.)
  • Formation of a system of corporate communication and creation of a corporate style
  • Creating a positive image of the Group, working on the HR brand, introducing company values and principles, preparation and publication of posts
  • Participation in the preparation and delivery of strategic sessions, event, and team-building activities

Ideally, you will be/have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent in human resources, psychology, or management with an economics/finance focus
  • At least 5+ years of experience in senior HR positions (Manager, Business Partner, Senior HR Generalist)
  • Solid CV which outlines that you have been staying for a lengthy period of time in your jobs
  • Working in Financial Services, PE, VC, Real Estate/Hospitality Development, or Renewable energy industries is a big plus
  • Russian and/or a European language would be an advantage
  • Experience in developing and implementing critical HR processes
  • Experience in organisational development and strategic human resource management, including experience in independent recruitment from rank-and-file employees to the C level executives in different countries
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Openness to new experiences, the ability to master new knowledge and tools
  • A pronounced focus on results
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fully office-based role, as well as overtime when required

Job advantages

  • Opportunity to make the role your own within a growing business
  • Working as a Head of Beautiful People – amazing team!
  • Lovely Central London location – work from the office, active and engaging atmosphere
  • Competitive salary and impressive bonus structure
  • Long-term stable opportunity with a company that is determined to make a positive difference with their modern and impact-focused investment strategy


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