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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HR Manager

  • Type: HR Manager
  • Location: UKLondon

This is a rare opportunity to join a vibrant business in the heart of London’s West End.

Employing a small, diverse team of talented people who are united by a shared ambition to make great places even better. Their core values are fundamental to everyday life; how they behave, the way they work, their commitment to doing the right thing – for each other, for stakeholders, and for their business.  Aligning with their values, their culture is one of respecting tradition but bringing innovation, acting with courtesy, respect and integrity – but not being afraid to embrace change, seek challenge, try new things and continually evolve.

As HR Manager you will partner with the Exec team, NED nom for all things people, and members of the SOE & Ops Committee, you’ll report to the Co Sec and lead on all HR activities that touch the employee experience.


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HR Business Partner

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: UKNorth Bristol or South of Bath

A recognised leader in their niche market, our client manufactures and produces a product that touches every part of our lives.

Tailoring their solutions to unique customer needs they seek to bring new ideas and the latest technology to market. With an unparalleled global presence – their structure offers the delivery of local service and support that is customised to the markets it serves. Recognised as a leading source of innovation, they are committed to creating solutions that improve productivity, create new revenue opportunities for customers, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Reporting to the Head of HR, you will take ownership for the Southern Region and in particular the manufacturing and production sites. With key sites in North Bristol and Midsomer Norton, either site will form your base, with post-covid travel circa 1-2 days– you will manage your own diary. This is an autonomous role and as such we are looking for someone with a high degree of independence, but also someone who is happy to contribute within a matrix structure to a wider HR team.

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HR Business Partner

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: UKSwindon or Reading or Edinburgh base

A global, innovative and Tech focused business, our client is a world-leader in their market. To support their continued growth they seek to appoint a HR Business Partner.

Reporting to the HR Director for Global Business Units you will work with executive team members and senior leaders to drive the creation and delivery of high impact people strategies. This will include; leading organisational development and other change programs which enable the business unit to scale and optimise, proactively driving workforce planning in collaboration with business leaders, ensuring skill requirements are met and succession plans and location strategy are implemented and managing M&A activity including due diligence and integration. It’s a well- rounded and broad role!


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Client testimonials
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I have used Debbie and Jo from Vana to recruit almost my entire senior HR team! From HRBPs to a Reward Manager and most recently a HR Director role, Vana really understand the importance of culture fit. I would not hesitate to use Vana again or recommend them - They know the market really well and always put forward great candidates.

Kim Atherton, Chief People Officer at OVO Energy; CEO & Co-Founder at just3things