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New Head of People and Culture

New Head of People and Culture

As the SciLeads team continues to grow, we are excited to welcome our new Head of People and Culture, Rob Rees. With an extensive Learning and Development and HR background, Rob has previously worked with many household names including Costa Coffee, Next, and Dominos.

In this newly created role of Head of People and Culture, Rob will play an integral part in further developing our incredible staff, enhancing our employee experience, and leading our company’s people-first culture. SciLeads is built around its people, from our fully remote working and flexible hours policies to our flat management structure, and Rob’s role will be to support and expand this ethos even further.

Rob is a dedicated HR professional with Chartered Membership in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). In recent years, Rob was able to make a seamless move from the retail industry into the tech sector as both industries are challenging and fast-paced environments where automating and streamlining processes is key. He has become adept at utilising technology to transfer knowledge quickly and effectively, ensuring team members get the targeted training they need at scale.

Rob’s experience has taught him that the best results come from key people initiatives which centre on organisations enabling their talent to do their best work. Like SciLeads, he doesn’t believe in doing something because “it’s nice to do” and is very much an advocate for measurement and data-driven decisions that will underpin the full employee lifecycle strategy.

Moving to Northern Ireland from South Wales, Rob regularly enjoys both landscapes with his young family and is a keen paddleboarder. As a dedicated rugby fan, he is a “long-suffering” (in his own words) Welsh Rugby supporter and a Rugby Union referee. With SciLeads being a family-orientated company, Rob can fully utilise the remote and flexible working to fit in around his home life and hobbies.

We are delighted to have Rob join us at SciLeads to support our continued growth and further strengthen our people-first culture.

SciLeads currently has a number of other open opportunities, if you're interested in working with the fastest growing technology company in the country then take a look at our career page