HR Manager

Oakleaf Partnership are currently recruiting for an HR Manager for our client, a specialist insurance business based in the City.

As the HR Manager, you will be the main point of contact for two key client groups for HR support across all people management matters, including recruitment, employee relations, training and development, salary and benefits, annual performance review, relocation and all other aspects..

Key responsibilities include:

Implement the local HR strategy in collaboration with the management teams.

Manage all aspects of HR operations, ensuring that all HR processes run smoothly, effectively and accurately, including:

Ensuring that all employees are paid accurately and on time and signing off the payrolls each month.

Reviewing, recommending, improving and/or implementing HR infrastructure, processes and policies.

Providing expert support and advice to managers.

Coach leaders to promote a positive and productive work environment. Support the business unit leadership teams to manage change, develop people and lead a positive culture.

Provide expert advice and solutions in employment relations and performance management. Coach managers and provide support on disciplinary, grievance, redundancy, flexible working requests, maternity leave and long term sickness.

Collaborate with the global HR team to maintain an HR community which supports one another and shares knowledge and best practice. This role will work particularly closely with the Head of HR to ensure a consistent and excellent employment experience for London employees.

Work in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Manager to ensure the effective delivery of the recruitment process with a focus on sourcing the best talent and high levels of stakeholder satisfaction.

Take a lead on people and culture issues and proactively raise issues for consideration at these forums, as well as provide accurate and insightful MI to inform discussions.

Lead the annual salary benchmarking and performance management process.

Prepare and present detailed data to the Management Teams.

Responsible for the management and professional development of an HR Advisor and HR Administrator.

Oversee the provision of employee benefits and work with the Head of HR to ensure that the benefits package is competitive and cost effective. Write communications and reports on employee benefits, e.g. pensions auto enrolment, as the need arises, agreeing a consistent approach with the Head of HR.

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience leading a busy HR function, preferably within financial or professional services

  • Experience supporting a management team and representing HR at high level meetings

  • University degree

  • Completed CIPD qualification

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