Astute and commercially minded Senior HR professional with international experience and a background as an engineer.
Astute and commercially minded Senior HR professional with international experience and a background as an engineer. Seasoned and accomplished problem solver. Skilful and authentic communicator, line manager, and possess a diverse skillset. Accomplished at promoting, designing, and delivering the Employee Value Proposition to become an employer of choice. I successfully partner board level executives and line management to proactively address a broad range of business issues with inventiveness, agility and commerciality. I am regarded as a trusted partner to the groups I support with whilst ensuring good culture is at the heart of everything I do. I have operated in a range of different types of companies from bootstrapped/series A funded companies through to highly matrixed and diverse global corporates gained from both direct employment and consulting. I have managed the full suite of HR responsibilities including talent acquisition, policy and process implementation and improvements, performance management, complex restructures and organisational design, succession planning, sensitive employee relations matters, executive and employee development also compensation and benefits. I have worked in in standalone positions on occasions, building out the organisation's HR capability from the group up. Additionally, my established success coaching and managing staff, positions me to make a significant contribution to the organisations I have worked for. I am versed at working with a wide range of countries around the world. Notably Denmark where I lived and worked for a period but also including France, Germany, Ireland, America and South Africa. Prior to working in HR I held a number of engineering roles for the likes of Costain, Skanska and Housing Associations before transitioning to specialise in HR.
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Open to Full-time work
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Aug 2019 - Jul 2020
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Black & Veatch
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Human Resources (HR)
Coaching & Mentoring
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