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Human Resources Manager (6-12 Months Fixed Term Contract/Maternity Cover)

Human Resources Manager (6-12 Months Fixed Term Contract/Maternity Cover)

Posted 14 September by Venture Recruitment LTD
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Human Resources Manager (6-12 Months Fixed Term Contract/Maternity Cover)

Location - Maidenhead

Hours: Part-time / flexible (up to 25 hours) / fixed term contract position.

Reports to: CFO & Managing Director

My client is at the forefront of the eCommerce revolution, providing brand manufacturers with analytics and insights that help them sell more products on Amazon and other leading eCommerce sites.


To oversee and deliver a professional and proactive HR service to the management team and employees. This is an ideal position for someone who wants a varied role and enjoys supporting organisations in all aspects of Human Resources management. This is a hands-on role, providing extensive HR advice and problem-solving across the full range of HR-related activities, including key areas of recruitment, selection and onboarding, personnel administration, training & development, performance management, learning and development, and employee relations management.

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Act as HR Business Partner to the Executive Team and Senior Managers. Develop a thorough understanding of their current and future needs, demonstrating a flexible, risk-based approach.
  • Work closely with various departments and assist managers in understanding and implementing policies, procedures, and HRM best practices, ensuring the approach is always fair and consistent.
  • Provide coaching and support to managers to enable them to cut through problems and resolve matters relating to people management, with consideration for equality and best practise.
  • Act as first point of contact for all HR queries for employees ensuring that all relevant legislative
    requirements, including those related to the Equality Act (2010) are considered when providing advice.
  • Identify Employee Relations and capability issues and work with the managers to find appropriate innovative solutions in accordance with CIPD and ACAS best practices and the U.K. legal framework. This includes supporting managers in face-to-face meetings, health management meetings, investigations, disciplinary and grievance meetings.
  • Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.
  • Ensure the company is health & safety compliant.
  • Recruit staff; develop job descriptions and person specifications, prepare job adverts, check
    applications, develop and manage a pipeline of future candidates for roles in the U.K. office using LinkedIn and other suitable tools.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the labour market, local agencies, and media to ensure that candidates are sourced quickly and cost-effectively.
  • Ensure planning and selection processes are effective.
  • Work closely with other HR Managers across other entities to assist in achieving company global roadmap goals. Contribute and support the development and implementation of HR projects and processes, driving continuous improvement and cost savings.
  • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure the monthly pay run is accurate.
  • Interpret, implement, and advise on U.K. employment law and legislation, ensuring you are up to date with key changes. Implement new legislative changes / HR process changes for the company, ensuring maximum compliance.
  • Plan and deliver training, including new employee inductions.
  • Review and manage training needs in collaboration with departmental managers.
  • Oversee the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the office, organising people, information, and other resources. You will ensure that office equipment is maintained to the appropriate quality and quantity, relevant records are up to date and all administrative processes work effectively.

Qualifications & essential skills:

  • Proven working experience in HR role (5+ years).
  • Can-do attitude and willingness to get involved in all aspects of Human Resources Management and office management.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and ability to multitask to prioritise and manage workload.
  • People-oriented and results-driven.
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases.
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company.
  • In-depth knowledge of U.K. employment law and HR best practices.
  • Intermediate-level skills in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Evidence of successfully working in partnership at all levels demonstrating good judgment, excellent interpersonal, influencing, and negotiating skills.
  • Proven ability to deal with sensitive material with strict confidentiality.
  • Experience of recruitment both directly and via recruitment agencies / platforms.
  • Commercial acumen to manage and negotiate contracts for mobile phones, office maintenance, etc.

Desirable skills / qualifications:

  • Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • CIPD Qualified to level 5 or higher/equivalent
  • CIPD Member
  • BambooHR HRIS
  • Employee healthcare plan (option to add additional family members)
  • Dental care plan
  • Eye care scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free lunch
  • Tax-free childcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Gym membership at 50% off
  • Frequent social events
  • Flexible working hours

Required skills

  • Human Resources
  • Manager

Reference: 40869159

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