Vana HR Resourcing

Forward thinking, boutique HR Search & Selection

We are a consultancy that brings you the best talent. Each search is a bespoke project, defining the culture, brand and fit for your business.

How we do it

How we do it

We are the competitive advantage: searching, consulting and assessing every client and candidate individually.

There is no broadstroke analysis of the market. We use targeted searches, have an in-depth understanding of specialist and generalists, and access to a diverse network of personal contacts developed over 20 years of hands-on experience.

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Who we work with

Who we work with

We work with FTSE 100 organisations, private equity-backed enterprises and new challenger brand businesses across the commercial sector.

Delivering C-Suite, Leadership and Mid-Management hires, we resource, assess and select talent across the employee lifecycle using our unparalleled HR network cultivated from 20 years in the field.

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Global Talent Acquisition Leader

  • Type: Global Talent Acquisition Leader
  • Location: UKSouth West

Empowering you to dream bigger and work smarter. Are you ready to build the future?

An award-winning and rapidly growing, global engineering company, our client works with it’s with customers to take on some of their toughest challenges.  In line with growth plans we are supporting in the appointment of a Global Talent Acquisition Leader – this is a newly created role – ready for you to make your own.

The business is built by engineers, sales teams, marketers, administrators, designers, assemblers, chemists, web developers, accountants, analysts, programmers. It’s a diverse population. With a presence in over 37 countries and employing c. 2000 FTE, they provide comprehensive customer support globally.

We are seeking a passionate, progressive and innovative TA leader, to support in the creation, shaping and delivery of a global talent acquisition strategy.  Reporting to the Head of Talent, you’ll have the ability to “walk the line” between being both delivery focused and operationally hands on whilst developing and directing strategic vision to ensure the engagement of the best talent possible.

**Closed to further applications 6th April**


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Chief People Officer

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: UKBase from Walsall OR Bristol (with travel)

We’re proud to be partnering the RAC in their search for a new CPO.

RAC is one of the UK’s greatest success stories; an iconic business with a strong heritage and customer centricity at its core, owned by two preeminent private equity partners and led by a progressive and entrepreneurial Exec team that continue on a journey of organisational transformation. Their dedication to enriching existing services and expanding into new areas has positioned them at the centre of new digital trends, and delivered both financial and member growth. This, combined with the unrivalled dedication from their community of 4000 colleagues delivering ‘Complete-Piece-of-Mind’ to the RAC’s 12.7 million Members and Partners, has seen them outpace their market and deliver year on year near double digit growth. It’s an exhilarating time to join the #OrangeHeroes.

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Head of People Development

  • Type: Head of People Development
  • Location: UK HQ London c.2 days and mulit-site/remote

Driving Positive Change – Despite the challenges of the past year, 2021 will be one of positive change as our client uses the opportunity to reinvigorate their learning culture and build an appropriately aligned offering, in particular to their millennial and Gen Z population.  In some areas, this feels like they are starting from scratch, so there is lots of opportunity to innovate and create.

Reporting to the People Director and leading a team of 10 (4 direct reports), you will lead the development of the People Development Strategy, growing talent and harnessing potential at all levels.

Building upon a strong sense of belonging and a real feel of family and unity.  The culture is open, honest and authentic. The environment is relaxed – none corporate.  With a current colleague group of 6000FTE and 350 new hires currently underway it’s exceptionally fast paced and can be chaotic!


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Client testimonials
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Debbie introduced me to Ladbrokes Coral and has since hired a further member of the HR Leadership Team. She has deep insight into the Senior HR market and her selection and assessment skills are highly credible. Debbie is a great person to work with - friendly, great character and genuine interest in achieving the right result for all. Supported by a great team, Debbie is a trusted source of talent!

Dominique Ogilvie, Corporate & HR Services Director at GVC Plc