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HR Policy Lead

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HR Policy Lead

The Opportunity

Yolk is a recruiting partner for a large Trade Union and professional body which represents and campaigns for its members, influences policy and practice and represents the interests of its members. Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit are working with them on a campaign to fill a temporary HR Policy Lead. This role can be based in any of their 15 UK offices and will be until Christmas initially.

What the HR Policy Lead will be doing

Provide the People and OD team with some extra capacity to support the policy and project work within the department. The role of the Policy & Projects Lead is to deliver innovative and ground-breaking policy and project work which contributes to the enhancement of the provision of People & OD services and activities in support of our client’s strategic aims, objectives, and operational plans. This includes developing and reviewing people policies and practices to ensure legal compliance and best practice across all employment policies and processes and leading and contributing to people projects.

What the HR Policy Lead will bring to the team

Up to date knowledge of HR processes and policies and basic employment legislation

  • Successfully delivering HR policy and project activity

  • Effective management of project group members and stakeholders, including setting clear expectations and delivering feedback

  • Project Management skills including planning, delivery, and evaluation

  • Ability to be factually accurate, comprehensive, logical, clear, and precise in communication.

  • Ability to write in plain English and adapt to different audiences

  • Listen to customers and stakeholders and engage with their views

  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships both internally and externally

Here’s what the successful HR Policy Lead will receive in return:

Salary of £41,400 in London or £36,990 outside London

Up for the challenge?

If you think this vacancy sounds like you then please apply online or call Nici Jones at Yolk to discuss the role in confidence. 

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.


Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.