Livingston James retained by Peter Vardy to appoint new Chief People Officer

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Launched in 2006, Peter Vardy Group is a family run, young and dynamic automotive business operating across Scotland.

Their aim is to be the Best Place to Work and the Best Place to Buy, building on awards won in both areas in recent years.  Wellbeing is hugely important to the business and each one of their 1100 colleagues are given a Mental Health MOT and access to a fully qualified team of counsellors. They are also ambitious to build strong capability across the organisation and ensure they enable every colleague to realise their full potential. This year sees the launch of Net Better Off for their colleagues, with access to a range of benefits which are chosen by them to meet the needs of their lifestyles.

As part of their 2030 strategy, the renewed vision is to be a provider of mobility solutions for everyone. Not everyone wants to own a car, so they want to be the automotive retailer who offers consumers what they want, whether that is through subscription car programs, leasing or car sharing… They will continue to be the business which gets people from A to B providing true Mobility for Everyone!

After several successful years with the business, their current Chief People Officer is retiring, and they are now looking for a new CPO to help continue their good work and implement this strategy.  Surrounded by a strong leadership team and supported by a first-class HR function, this is an exciting role for a commercial HR professional with experience of leading in an operational role.

For more information on this role please review the full role profile below or contact Alistair Shaw at [email protected].

Peter Vardy – CPO

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