A unique opportunity has arisen to join a start-up and growing professional services firm in this newly appointed HR Manager position. Reporting to the CEO, you will support the senior leadership team on all HR-related decision-making, whilst overseeing and managing all related HR issues throughout the whole employee lifecycle. Whilst maintaining up to date knowledge of employment legislation, you will continuously review and design HR policies and processes when necessary, especially as the business undergoes growth.
Acting as a key ambassador to the business, other key areas will include managing the company’s full recruitment lifecycle process, including talent attraction and onboarding, salary benchmarking, helping to define the company’s Employer Brand, as well as establishing the company’s Employee Value Proposition. This will be coupled with recruiting, developing, engaging and retaining diverse and international high potential employees across the business.
You will also lead on designing a clearly defined leadership programme and create career development paths and tools to retain the company’s top talent in the business. You will also lead in the development and supervision of associate coaches and promote a positive employee relations environment across the company. There will also be the opportunity to manage a number of strategic HR projects and initiatives, especially as the business continues to grow both nationally and internationally.
With the ability to work well under pressure you will maintain a high attention to detail and consistent delivery to a high standard. Managing multiple projects will be essential and the ability to priorities with close attention to respective deadlines. With strong business acumen, you will have a high-level analytical skills and critical reasoning skills, with the ability to grasp, synthesise, and clearly communicate complex and nuanced information
Previous experience within a growing SME business (preferably professional services) would be desirable and a strong knowledge of HR best practice and UK employment law. Also a qualification in HR or the CIPD qualification would be advantageous.