People and Culture Director

For further information please contact Caroline Batchelor.

Pure Executive is delighted to be working in exclusive partnership with PEM, Cambridge’s largest independent firm of accountants to appoint a new People and Culture Director to support the business achieve it’s ambitious growth plans over the next 5-10 years.
What is so special about PEM?
There values underpin everything they do, authenticity, reliability and empathy are part of their DNA. Progressive and modern in their thinking, this accountancy firm is leading the way in employee engagement.  They service eight key business sectors and have the largest tax team in Cambridge.  They take their commitment to CSR very seriously and launched the PEM Charitable Trust in 2018.
About you?
You will have previous experience of leading a people function operating at a strategic level, partnering with the key stakeholders to help them  achieve their business goals and future vision. You will be collaborative in your approach, driven by your values and passionate about the employee life cycle and developing a culture of inclusivity and diversity where people feel valued and they love what they do.
Whilst partnering with the senior leaders, you will also lead your own people team and be able to roll up your sleeves when required.  A real interest in what is means to work in a professional services business is key and ideally you will have worked in this sector previously. 
You will play a vital role in evolving and shaping their company culture, fostering employee growth and role modelling their values .
Previous experience of scaling an SME size business is key whilst developing it’s culture.
CIPD qualified or relevant experience is required.
Generous package on offer, hybrid working based at their two offices in Cambridge.
The process:
Please email Caroline Batchelor expressing your interest in the role and your salary requirements.
Shortlisting will take place over the month of August, with interviews planned in the first two weeks of September.