HR Manager UK
£55,000 - £65,000 + (Study Support if required) + Bonus + Benefits
Central London - Hybrid working model - 3 days per week in office

Well established specialist lender who provides bespoke alternative funding options to businesses and offering a wide range of lending alternatives including cash flow finance, invoice finance, property finance and asset funding. They are an award-winning company and are still expanding. They have 100 plus worldwide and 50 in the UK. Due to the current incumbent relocating they now a great opportunity for an experienced HR Manager to take full control of the HR function across the firm and mould and develop the function with their own vision. This is standalone role, though there is some support from the Office Manager, and there is scope to grow the team as requirements demand. The successful candidate will be someone who has previously held a Senior Manager HR position or has experience as a HR Manager and is looking to take the next step in their career.

In order to be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • CIPD- level 5 minimum essential
  • Solid background in HR with general HR experience a must probably gained in either a sole charge role or small HR department is essential.
  • Commercially focused and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Risk management experience from an HR perspective useful.
  • Confident with IT and social media savvy.
  • Experience of payroll highly desirable as payroll is run by the HR Manager (liaising with finance).
  • Must show a willingness to assist across the firm and have flexibility.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have a HR generalist background and will be in charge of all aspects of the HR function including recruitment, staff welfare and reward and remuneration. They will be responsible for all aspects of the UK HR function as well as having a reporting remit on the Indian office to bring together all management information required. They will report directly into the Operations Director and Exec and be confident to do so.

Main duties and responsibilities are (but not limited to):

  • Supporting with HR issues such as change management, absence management, disciplinary, capability, and grievance issues.
  • Initial recruitment from assisting with job specs to management of recruitment agents, contracts and on boarding.
  • Staff performance/ under performance and Performance Improvement Plans.
  • Ensuring compliance with employment agreements, policies, procedures, and the law.
  • Ensuring that HR system is maintained and updated for all staff data.
  • Building on existing operational management capability.
  • Ensure managers and staff are aware of policies and procedures and are able to follow them and operate them effectively.
  • Playing an active part in our company's aim of developing and engaging staff at all levels within the organisation
  • Management of paternity, maternity and sick pay.
  • Assist the exec with the bi-annual appraisal process. Looking at improvements in both process and execution as they see fit.
  • Exit interviews to inform and improve where necessary.