• Permanent
  • Dublin
  • Competitive (Negotiable)

Executive SearchPrincipal Connections - executive search has been retained by a significant customer focused organisation with operations across Ireland and the United Kingdom in its search to appoint for the new Senior Management post of Head of People.


Reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Head of People will be responsible for the day to day running of the human resources department, and leading a motivated team in the development, implementation and delivery of organisational strategies, policies, and practices. They will be accountable for the production and management of all related compliance and reporting of statutory, cultural and developmental KPI's, along with leading external audits related to the People Function such as ISO and WRC or client audits. The incumbent will also play a pivotal role in contributing to the strategic vision and culture of the organisation which has expanding operations across Ireland and the UK.


Suitably qualified and interested human resources / people professionals will have a recent track record of successfully operating at Senior Management level in a fast-paced, operational environment. In addition, candidates will have the ability to work collaboratively with unions and a diverse workplace across Ireland and the UK.

Core competencies will include: leadership, strategic vision, communication & relationship building, organisation & planning, presentation, engagement and negotiation/influencing skills. Candidates will also have the ability to travel domestically and to the UK as required.


An attractive remuneration and benefits package will be on offer to the successful candidate.


If you believe that you meet the requirements necessary to take on this important role, please submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae via the available 'Apply Option' in strictest confidence, for the attention of Mark Middleton, Partner of our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections - executive search on or before 12 noon on Friday 12th July 2024.

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Middleton on +353 (0)1 703 88 03.


Principal Connections is acting as an employment agency and has been retained to manage this key appointment.

Our client is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Candidates for this post will be sourced through both an advertised selection and executive search process.

Please note that any offer of employment will be made subject to satisfactory reference checks as well as any other background checks and assessments considered appropriate to the process.

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Principal Connections is the leading executive search and board advisory firm serving organisations across Ireland and the United Kingdom, and is also part of Agilium Worldwide LLC (est. 1984), ranked one of the world's top global executive search groups. (55 Offices, 30 Countries).

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