Sara Sheard has been named executive director of People at Bradford-based housing association Incommunities.
Sara joins from learning disability charity Mencap where she most recently held the role of deputy People director following positions as head of Organisational Development and acting head of Human Resources (HR).
She has extensive experience in culture and strategy, employee engagement and performance management.
As executive director of People at Incommunities, Sara will hold responsibility for the People directorate which encompasses HR, organisational development, talent management, learning and development, communications, reward and recognition, change management and employee relations.
Sara joins Incommunities on 1 November.
Rachael Dennis, chief executive of Incommunities, said: “This is a pivotal time for Incommunities and the creation of this role demonstrates the importance we place on supporting our people and being a great employer.
“I am delighted to welcome Sara to lead our People directorate. Her expertise in strategic HR and culture change, accompanied with a passion for people and employee engagement, will help ensure Incommunities is an employer of choice.”
Sara Sheard said: “I am excited for this new challenge and to be joining Incommunities.
“I look forward to working with the Incommunities senior team and colleagues to ensure a great working environment for colleagues, where our people can flourish and deliver great services to our customers.”
Image: Sara Sheard, executive director of People, Incommunities
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