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Head of Talent and People Experience

| Full-time | East Midlands, Grantham

We have now filled our Head of Talent and People Experience vacancy but we are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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Duncan & Toplis, one of the UK’s top regional accountancy businesses, specialising in accountancy, tax, business advice, legal services and wealth management. Established in 1925, our team provides services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.

We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for talented people like you

Joining us as Head of talent and people experience, you will be Level 7 CIPD in human resource management. You will have experience in managing a recruitment team and a strong understanding of talent acquisition. It would be advantageous to have the following skills, but we welcome all applicants to join our talented team:

  • Experienced in handling sensitive and confidential matters  
  • A strong understanding of the full spectrum of people services, including learning and organisational development and employee relations 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365

What does this role involve?

As Head of talent and people experience, you will manage and develop team members (both direct and indirect reports), including conducting performance reviews and setting clear objectives, in line with our culture and values. Working with our marketing team, you will devise and implement recruitment plans and activities within agreed deadlines, ensuring that hiring managers and stakeholders are consulted and informed where appropriate.

You will act as the recruitment expert on employee resourcing strategies to provide innovative, cost-effective, and timely resourcing solutions. In conjunction with the people leadership team, you will take ownership of the full people experience journey including equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG).

Be a Duncan & Toplis team member

At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements through our flexible working guide, called ‘How we work’. You can read more about How we work here.

As part of our benefits package, we also offer mental health support, time to volunteer for charitable work, and a discretionary Christmas bonus. These are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.

Interview process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview via Microsoft Teams with our Talent Acquisition Lead.

To discuss this role further, please contact our careers team.

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