Head of HR

  • Date Posted:
    12 Mar 2019
  • Advertising End Date:
    28 Mar 2019
  • Vacancy Type:
Role Outline
For nearly 150 years, we have been fulfilling our vision of inspiring artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall; creating life-enriching, unforgettable experiences for everyone. Hosting 390 events a year in the main auditorium and more than 800 in other smaller spaces, the Royal Albert Hall stands true to its original purpose of promoting the Arts and Sciences. As a charity, the Hall is dedicated to maintaining the Grade I listed building and giving access to all.

The Royal Albert Hall’s vision and values

Our vision is to inspire artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall, creating life-enriching, unforgettable experiences for everyone. The Royal Albert Hall is more than just a building. Together we are…

One team. Passionate. Open to all.
The role

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Head of HR to provide strategic HR leadership to the Hall to achieve its aim to attract, develop and retain a highly talented, diverse and engaged workforce; create a positive culture; and be a great place to work.

You will lead the Hall’s HR function across all areas of HR-related activity, including HR strategy, resourcing, recruitment and talent planning, staff engagement, employee relations, reward and recognition, performance management, learning and development, payroll and organisational development.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dedicated senior HR professional to lead a dedicated HR team in engaging, influencing and driving the Hall’s people-related activities and initiatives and creating a positive working culture.

You will have significant generalist HR leadership experience, managing a team and making HR a credible business partner in an organisation through designing, delivering and evaluating people strategies aligned to organisational aims. You’ll be comfortable working in a fast-paced organisation, able to adapt best practice to meet specific organisational needs in a pragmatic and commercially-minded way and will have the gravitas, credibility and ability to inspire confidence in others at all levels.

Please view the full job description if you are interested in this role.

The closing date for all applications is midday on Thursday 28 March 2019.
The Royal Albert Hall is a registered charity (no.254543) and strives to be an equal opportunities employer.