Part time HR Manager

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    £45,000 - £55,000 FTE

  • Contact:

    Caroline Folley

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    HR Manager

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    5 months ago

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Whitespace is a rapidly expanding privately owned business providing IT solutions in London to the Insurance sector. We have a newly created permanent job vacancy for a part time HR Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to own and develop all our HR processes in the changing working environment post Covid. It will be a stand-alone position reporting to the CFO. You will create, own, and drive all areas of HR including, but not limited to, performance, development, recruitment, employee wellbeing, strategic planning, and Incentives & recognition. The role is part time, 2-3 days per week which equates to 15-22.5 hours, and there is flexibility around what you need as a working pattern. The successful candidate will have experience in a stand-alone HR Manager role, ideally in a Regulated Sector or Technology environment. We are looking for someone with the drive and energy to effect change and implement a quality HR function. You will have a pro-active, friendly manner and be able to build rapport with employees at all levels to build an effective HR function.

Role overview

You will support the CFO in providing a professional and proactive HR service across the whole organisation including the co-ordination and delivery of recruitment and selection, learning and development and staff wellbeing, the updating and interpretation of policies and procedures and advice to line managers on employee relations, pay and benefits.

HR Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the operational success and development of the HR department, working closely alongside senior management. 

  • Supporting managers in recruiting the right person for a role using best practice selection processes, including taking part in the interview and selection testing processes

  • Managing the on-boarding process including finalisation of contracts and arranging of induction sessions

  • Providing full support, advice, training and guidance for line managers on all matters relating to employee relations and performance, including probation, appraisals, performance issues, disciplinary and grievance procedures and absence management.

  • Creating, developing, maintaining, advising on and acting as guardian of all HR policies and procedures

  • Liaising with the Finance department on all matters relating to payroll and benefits

  • Administering any pay review, carrying out benchmarking exercises as appropriate

  • Undertaking a training needs analysis to create an L & D programme for all staff and ensuring its effective delivery

This job description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect a range of duties the post-holder is expected to perform. The job description will be reviewed regularly and may be changed in light of experience and in consultation with the post-holder.

HR Manager Requirements:

  • Degree, preferred but not essential

  • CIPD qualification, preferred but not essential

  • Relevant experience as an HR Manager or in a similar role, including interpretation of policies and employment law and provision of advice to line managers

  • Demonstrable track record of making improvements and introducing new initiatives to an organisation

  • Experience of managing employee communications, both on a workforce and individual basis.

  • Excellent knowledge and application of employment law

  • Excellent knowledge of best practice HR management including recruitment and selection, learning and development, staff wellbeing, employee relations, pay and benefits.

  • Ability to write and update fair, relevant and coherent HR policies