HR Manager

Posted 24 February by Clearcut Recruitment Ltd

We have a fantastic opportunity for a creative and intelligent people and projects focused HR Manager / Talent Manager to join a global and fast-paced communications agency (c.150 people) reporting directly into the HRD.

This is a full HR generalist role, within an innovative and people focused environment, with the real potential to drive the Human Resources / Talent function and influence the people strategy.

On a day to day level you will be actively involved with recruitment, reward, performance, engagement, L&D and employee relations and will worked directly with the Human Resources Executive (who reports into you).

As HR / Talent Manager you will make recommendations and take the lead on a host of HR projects. For example, your first 6 months could include developing an internal mentoring programme, an apprenticeship scheme, working on diversity schemes, recruitment strategies/employee branding, EVP, gender pay gap analysis and implementation of an HRIS.

About you

Candidates will have prior HRexperience within a small agency background, ideally within comms/creative/media and be used to working in a professional and fast-paced environment.

You will have a strong understanding of UK employment law, experience of working on internal comms (esp. across different business locations) and will have experience of implementing an HRIS. CIPD qualified is desirable (ideally to level 5). Candidates will also ideally have experience of managing a junior team member i.e HR Assistant level.

Candidates must be able to show a passion for HR, be aware of current HR trends and will be able to provide examples of strategic HR project work in previous roles (please outline relevant examples on your covering note) that have made their company different and have aligned themselves to the business objectives.

This is a fantastic opportunity, for a passionate HR professional to make a real impact and to work on key and exciting strategic HR and people projects in an environment where you will fully be able to see the impact.

This company offers a generous salary and generous benefits package:

  • company pension scheme
  • private health insurance
  • annual performance related bonus
  • subsidised corporate gym membership
  • interest free season ticket loan
  • cycle to work scheme
  • Summer Fridays finish (3pm) - early Friday finish the rest of the year (4pm)
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Loads of social events
  • Modern and vibrant office space

If this sounds like you, please apply outlining some of the HR projects you have lead on (ideally linked to what is above).

Please note that Clearcut Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency.Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, it is unfortunate that we are unable to respond to all applicants individually. We will try to contact all suitable candidates within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time then, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details on file and contact you regarding any new opportunities that arise that suit your skills and background.

Keywords: People Manager, Talent Manager, Human Resources Manager, standalone HR

Required skills

  • HR
  • Strategic HR
  • HR Project Management
  • HR projects

Application questions

Have you an HR background within small agency environments -comms/creative/media?
Do you have significant HR project work experience in-line with what is required?
Are you CIPD qualified to at least level 5?
Have you experience of managing and developing an HR Assistant level colleague?

Reference: 34550824

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