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Head of People


Screenshot 2022-11-05 at 13.12.03

Head of People


Screenshot 2022-11-05 at 13.12.03

Head of People


About CloudNC

In excess of £150B worth of components are produced using CNC machines every year. However, the industry is slow, costly and heavily reliant on human input. Demand and value of the industry is rapidly growing, but so are the increased demands on a vanishing workforce (c.50% will retire within the next decade).

At CloudNC we’re ambitiously and successfully developing deep technology that automates CNC manufacturing. We already have a factory running commercially to produce intricate and high-specification work for our clients, allowing us to tie in our software to a tangible, physical output.

We strongly believe in a future where manufacturing is not only exceptionally efficient, but also exceptionally accessible; a future where making physical products is no more complex than building a website today. 

CloudNC exists to deliver this mission, creating a sustainable industrial revolution that unleashes the next wave of human innovation.

With our recent successful £35m Series B investment round (backed by the likes of Autodesk, British Patient Capital and Lockheed Martin), we’re now looking to hire a Head of People to nurture our people-centred culture. 


The Role

The role will partner with our CEO and Executive team to own and co-create a compelling People Strategy to help us build on our already impressive eNPS score.  

A full generalist role in scope, the role holder will help us to build organisational capability and team performance and will use a data driven approach to identify and improve on initiatives that impact the employee experience. 

This is an autonomous role reporting into the Chief Executive Officer and will sit on the Executive team. It will lead a team of 4 currently (including Talent attraction), with dotted line responsibility for the People Partner in our factory.  

The role is a hybrid one with expectations that you will be in our London office 1-2 days per week on average, and very occasional travel to our state of the art factory in Chelmsford (35 minutes from Liverpool Street station).



  • Develop our approach to talent management, working closely with the department leads to ensure sufficient resourcing and succession planning.
  • Improve on and standardise our annual review process so we can help our people develop and be the best they can be.
  • Gather employee feedback to identify and implement key initiatives that enhance the employee experience.
  • Reporting on key metrics, such as churn, hiring, eNPS, inclusion and diversity, to the Executive team and Board.
  • Ownership of the HRIS stack – ThanksBen, HiBob & Ledgy – which have all been successfully implemented this year
  • Own talent management and planning, working closely with the department leads to ensure sufficient resourcing and succession planning.

Must haves:

  • Experience of working in a scale-up environment and comfort with the pace and culture which comes with that.
  • Demonstrable experience managing employee onboarding and offboarding.
  • Good understanding of UK employment law and recent changes.
  • Solid generalist experienceExperience with resource management and succession planning.
  • Analytical mindset with experience of using data to inform and drive business change.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • High EQ

Nice to haves:

  • CIPD qualified.
  • Experience across a range of tooling and systems across the people team stack.
  • Experience in a fast-growth business in manufacturing and software
  • Experience of managing external agencies



  • £80k-£100k
  • Share options in a rapid growth company with a powerful mission statement



  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Eye care vouchers
  • £50 flexible monthly budget via thanksben
  • Pension
  • Hack days with a lunch budget

Equal opportunities statement:

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, valuing individuality and embracing all people. The success of CloudNC is a result of diversity of thought. We recognise this comes from people truly belonging. We encourage different perspectives and skills to collaborate towards our mission – disrupting the manufacturing industry. We celebrate diversity and continually improve our inclusivity efforts.

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