We are looking for a People Manager for a very special business…
Job Title – People Manager
Contract Type – Full-Time, Permanent
Salary - £40-42k per annum
Location – North London (Near Old Street)
Jobs in HR do not come much better than this…
Sometimes when you are recruiting for a client, you wish you could do the job yourself just to get an opportunity to work for an amazing business that most people would love to have on their CV. This is one of those occasions…
You will be joining the HR team at a time of positive growth in the business and will get to shape how HR works for the business moving forward.
They need someone bright with experience of best HR practice that can work with autonomy and passion. This is a small business with 50 employees and because of this you will get involved with a wide range of interesting and creative HR initiatives as well as playing a key role in defining the people and culture strategy.
What will be keeping you busy?
There is lots to get your teeth into with this job. This is a true generalist HR role where you will be looking after HR for a very cool business. The focus here is on fostering a great culture and making an already great place to work, even better. You will report into the Head of People who is one of the nicest bosses you are likely to have and they will encourage you to take ownership and work with autonomy.
The business has about 50 employees and these are some of the things that you will lead on:
People operations: Effective handling of day to day employee requests regarding people
policy and issues. Review people management systems, guidelines and templates, to make
the life of the employee as simple and productive as possible.
Recruitment: Support sponsors throughout recruitment process, assisting in finding talent,
screening and enrolment.
Onboarding: Lead the onboarding process, ensuring smooth integration of new members
into the team.
Inductions: Manage the induction process across the business, ensuring all new joiners,
returners or movers are armed with the knowledge they need to succeed in their roles.
Continually evolve both inductions and onboarding to ensure all information remains
relevant and inspiring.
Learning & Development: Ensure all employees are enrolled on the L&D programme,
monitoring and reporting on feedback from modules and managing relationships with
Compensation and benefits: Work with the finance team to review and improve the
benefits available to the team.
Annual processes: Ensure efficient and timely roll out of annual processes, making
objective setting and review periods as clear and simple as possible for the team.
Employer brand: Manage LinkedIn career and Glassdoor pages. Update the Candidate
Pack and external People communications to ensure they are attracting the very best talent.
Reporting: Coordinate the engagement survey and report on results and trends.
Who are we looking for?
You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an HR or People role and our client is not concerned about industry experience as your skills should be transferrable. It might help if you have experience of working in a small or medium sized business. We would like to see people that have worked in brand and values led businesses who will get the culture here.
You will have solid transactional/operational (procedures and policies) HR experience as well as being able to come with new ideas. We are looking for outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
There will not be huge amounts of ER work here and much of your focus will be on the more positive aspects of HR. CIPD qualification is a positive but not mandatory.
You will be a People Manager with a creative and genuinely engaging approach who loves going to work!