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HR Manager

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Job Title: HR Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Pete Faulkner
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of HR, the role will be responsible for providing practical and proactive support and direction to the Line Managers across the business on HR procedure, policy, best practice and legislation. The position will be generalist in nature covering Employee Relations, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Reward, and projects.


Key Responsibilities

Employee Relations

  • Working with Line Managers, coaching and advising on all people issues.

  • Manage in cooperation with Line Managers any disciplinary actions, promoting healthy relationships between staff and management.

  • Dealing with complex disciplinary / grievance / absence and other HR issues.

  • Promote a positive employee relations culture within the business imparting knowledge and guidance to management and employees, ensuring a fair and consistent approach in the application of HR policies and procedures whilst minimising risk and maintaining the reputation of the business.


Performance Management

  • Supporting Line Managers and staff with all areas of performance management, including delivering appropriate support for the annual appraisal process.

  • Support the business with tools and measures to ensure performance expectations are understood, met and addressed effectively.


Recruitment & Selection

  • Complete end to end recruitment process from: approval of vacancy, sourcing candidates, conducting interviews, making recommendations on hiring decisions, negotiating offers, preparing contracts and carrying out all background checks to on-boarding new staff.

  • Partner with senior leaders and hiring managers to understand the short and long-terms needs of the business: advise on the most suitable recruitment strategies as well as salary and market rates.

  • Manage and coordinate the firm’s structured work experience programme.



  • Administer and manage third party relationships for payroll provider and all benefits within the firm including but not limited to: pensions, private medical insurance, childcare vouchers, season ticket loans etc.

  • Prepare maternity documentation and meet with staff to discuss all aspects of maternity leave.

  • Assist in annual salary review and bonus process.

  • Provide advice and guidance on pay, allowances and other benefits.


Learning & Development

  • Tracking staff training and qualifications, with close monitoring of training and competence of regulated staff.

  • Deploying training policy / identifying training needs and locating appropriate training to support career progression and delivery of business goals.


Payroll & Pensions

  • Management of the full payroll lifecycle for both LLP employees and partners, working closely with the Finance team and external payroll contacts.

  • Management of Auto-Enrolment process across the business, ensuring accurate enrolment dates and pension contribution figures through monthly payroll.

  • Management of SIPP, GPP and Jersey pensions, processing correct contribution levels and timely monthly processing, assisting staff with pension queries where necessary.



  • In conjunction with the Head of HR, ensuring all company policies and procedures are up to date, in line with current employment law. Ensuring Line Managers are up to date with changes to any policies.

  • Monitor all staff records.

  • MI reporting specialist for HR department, running both regular and adhoc reports.

  • Comply with all relevant employment legislation and appropriate codes of practice.

  • Drive HR initiatives and projects with the support of the HR team.


Skills & Experience

  • Shows an understanding and ability to anticipate needs of internal customer groups, being quick to respond and follows through on commitments, meeting agreed deadlines.

  • Tenacious and resilient, must be able to respond robustly to pressure and able to adapt to changing priorities.

  • Able to deal with sensitive and confidential information in a discreet manner.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships and credibility across all

  • levels of the organisation.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills Advanced WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborative and supportive of colleagues.

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy of work.

  • Proven experience in conflict resolution / mediation.



  • Significant level of experience in Human Resources within a fast paced environment, preferably in the financial services sector.

  • Strong generalist knowledge and experience in employee relations.

  • Up to date knowledge of employment law is essential.

  • Knowledge or awareness of business drivers and how HR can contribute to business success is important.



  • Qualified CIPD Level 7 is essential.





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