Head of People

At Entia we want to transform the experience of living with life-changing health conditions.
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Head of People

We’re looking for a Head of People to join Entia. Your overarching responsibility will be to set the People strategy for Entia, driving it forward in line with Entia’s ambitious growth plans, and ensuring that we have the right people in the right place, at the right time. You will be the key custodian of our culture - developing and maintaining it as we grow.

About us

Entia is making life better for people with cancer by helping to move treatment out of the hospital and into the home. Through a combination of unique blood monitoring solutions and digital services, we’re able to streamline treatment pathways and unlock the full potential of many cancer therapies.

We’re backed by some of Europe’s leading investors and partnered with many top healthcare, pharmaceutical and life science organisations. We have unique, award-winning technology and services that are being utilised in major global healthcare markets and have the opportunity to improve the lives of millions of people.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with senior management to articulate and embed our mission, vision, purpose and core values
  • Use these to drive people-led initiatives to improve our ways of working e.g. company goal setting, hiring practices, motivation, performance monitoring, organisational design etc
  • Support the delivery of Entia’s strategy and balance commercial needs with empathy towards individuals to achieve the best outcomes
  • Be a shining example of leadership across Entia
  • Continuously look at restructuring and refining Entia so that we remain fit for purpose as we grow
  • Coach leaders across the business
  • Set and deliver a learning and development strategy, ensuring that people are continually developing their knowledge, skills and capabilities to support Entia’s growth and their own personal development
  • Build trusted relationships with individuals throughout the organisation
  • Help resolve and prevent individual or team performance issues
  • Setting the salary and remuneration policy in collaboration with the C-Suite; making sure that we have a fair and scalable approach to compensation
  • Advise on employment law issues
  • Manage a team comprising recruitment, HR and operations and when needed oversee its expansion

You have:

  • Previous experience working as a Head of People or people-focused leadership role in a start-up as it scaled
  • Preferably CIPD level 7

You are:

  • A strategic thinker, with the vision to develop a scaling organisation
  • Someone who has excellent and broad problem solving skills
  • An excellent communicator (storyteller) and relationship builder, you have empathy, are able to quickly establish rapport
  • Someone who has the confidence to speak their mind, act independently and challenge senior stakeholders when necessary
  • Someone with strong analytical skills e.g. how to derive insights from survey results, performance reviews
  • Someone who is quick to get something started and then iterate as needed
  • Organised, and methodical, with a good eye for detail
  • Someone with high emotional intelligence and who is a good listener, you are able to connect with different mindsets and are open to diverse perspectives in a both technical and creative culture
  • Eager to improve yourself, and actively seek out feedback and suggestions

What we can offer:

  • The opportunity to join a rapidly growing company at the forefront of a new and innovative healthcare sector
  • A flexible and fun work environment filled with passionate and extremely capable people
  • The chance to be involved in the creation and improvement of systems, processes and culture with far-reaching impact
  • Regular company events - team building events, social activities, and a yearly trip
  • The chance to join a genuinely gender balanced and diverse environment, where everyone’s voice is listened to

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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N5 2EF
N5 2EF London Directions info@entia.co 020 3020 0030


You'll be working on products that will improve the lives of millions of people, joining an enjoyable atmosphere with passionate and dedicated people who truly love what they do.

  • Professional development and career progression - we want you to achieve your greatest potential here.

  • A flexible work environment - our culture is built on trust.

  • 31 days' annual leave, with an extra day's holiday for every year you work with us - up to nine extra days.

  • Regular team-building company events - monthly team lunches, international team trips, Hack Days and more.

  • We want you to feel inspired, so we encourage the attendance of conferences, talks or exhibitions.

  • Collaborations with world-leading research institutions, healthcare providers and companies.

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