What does a HR Director do?

A capable HR Director can facilitate the delivery of your business objectives by providing sound advice and constructive challenge.

Drawing on extensive HR and business experience, often across several sectors, an HR Director Solutions colleague will think strategically, act commercially, understand the legal implications of proposals and have the insight to recognise and understand the people issues.

Please find below the seven functions that your HR Director can perform:

Function What your HR Director should do
Act as sounding board Listen empathetically and provide people intelligence and experience
Explore and question ideas and assumptions about people
Think strategically Ensure that people plans are aligned to strategic objectives
Identify opportunities for increasing performance and productivity
Act commercially Identify what needs attention to drive the greatest improvement in business results
Ensure that policies and contracts are fit for purpose and legally compliant
Be a change agent Constructively challenge the current way of doing things
Drive change to deliver performance improvement and to meet evolving business needs
Report clearly Create and monitor meaningful people metrics
Intelligently assess and present the people results of the business
Mentor and guide Provide wise counsel on all people matters to the CEO and colleagues
Ensure the culture and behaviours support the business goals
Lead the HR function Set goals, provide feedback and inspire the HR team
Understand and develop the capabilities of the HR team

If you would like to know more about how an HR Director can help you remove your barriers to growth, please contact Ruth Lewis on 07985 649910 0r at ruth.lewis@hrdirectorsolutions.uk.com