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HR Manager / Generalist – international firm

London (Greater) SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000 PER: Annum TERM: Contract

HR Generalist – international firm

Richmond | 8:30 am – 5 pm

1-year maternity cover



My client, a growing, global firm in Richmond are looking for an HR Generalist for a year-long maternity cover, reporting directly into the CEO.


If you are passionate, driven and have a natural initiative to improve processes and implement strategies, this would be a fantastic opportunity for you!


This role will encompass the smooth running of the day-to-day HR activities, in particular Employee Relations (ER), in addition to supporting the strategic goals of the business, leading on various HR projects in the pipeline and developing the structure, systems, quality, culture, values and most importantly, their people.


The current HR Generalist takes pride in successfully maintaining an open-door approach and wants to continue embedding their highly regarded culture throughout the business.


In this role, attention to detail is key and in this role, you will be dealing with a wide range of queries and challenges from all levels of the business, therefore, you will need to be organised and be an expert at overcoming difficult situations, providing a first-class service to the team.


Day-to-day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:


  • Manage Employee Relations (ER) cases including any disciplinaries, grievances and absent management cases, if they were to arise
  • The management of 2 direct reports; HR admin and an Operations Assistant
  • Ensuring all HR policies are reviewed and updated, in line with current legislation
  • Manage the recruitment process and employee lifecycle events, when required
  • Regular reporting of HR metrics and KPIs
  • Advise and coach managers on how to deal with issues and prevent future occurrences
  • Work closely with the finance team to process monthly payroll
  • Manage HR systems
  • Oversee staff benefits including pension, private health cover and cycle to work schemes
  • Administer company training; overseeing, owning and administering the training needs
  • Deal with any escalated HR queries across the business
  • Organise quarterly strategy events


It is essential for the successful candidate to hold:


  • CIPD level 5/7
  • Practical experience leading on Employee Relations (ER)
  • Experience in direct people management
  • Experience with recruiting and talent acquisition
  • Proactive, ideas-driven and technically astute
  • Organised with attention to detail
  • Sociable and friendly and be the eyes and ears of the organisation
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to converse with high-level decision-makers
  • Up to date with employment law
  • The ability to be able to run a fully functional HR support role with payroll etc as well as the ability and drive to implement new strategies and focus on process improvements
  • Energetic and motivated, great at generating ideas and taking responsibility from start to finish



If this role is of interest and you have the above skill set and desired experience, please

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POSTED: 08 Jun 2021 JOB ID: CLSHR22270

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