HR Director

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Responsible for the full spectrum of Human Resources functions, which include recruitment & selection, salary/payroll administration, training and development, industrial relations, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and office administration.

Based in the Isle of Man, this HR Director will already reside on island or be looking for a long term relocation to enjoy the low income tax, island lifestyle and enviable work/life balance.

Client Details

E-Gaming Company Head Office


The HR Director will be tasked with a broad spectrum of responsibilities in this established start up. Some of the responsibilities will include -

  • Establish departmental accountability for the range of HR functions from talent acquisition to health and safety compliance
  • Update and review HR policies, procedures and guidelines and enforce organisation values
  • Devise recruitment strategy and oversee its implementation. Interview senior hires where necessary
  • Co-ordinate remuneration policies and advise senior management on staff salaries in reference to external benchmarks
  • Develops human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and senior management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company and the software industry
  • Manages other areas such as relocation, employee communication, and community relations
  • Champion a performance culture and continuously review productivity and employee development making recommendations for improvements
  • Control the HR budget and report on current and future staffing costs and initiatives
  • Ensure legal compliance is met in all HR activities
  • Translate key data into an effective and commercially focused HR and people strategy, working with senior management and influencing them on the best course of action
  • Provide company-wide information by interpreting people data and analysing figures on staff turnover, cost per hire etc
  • Managing employee relations issues including grievance, contracts, disciplinary matters and performance improvement plans to ensure successful outcomes


Based in the Isle of Man, this HR Director will already reside on island or be looking for a long term relocation to enjoy the low income tax, island lifestyle and enviable work/life balance.

The successful HR Director will also possess -


  • Bachelor's degree is minimum; Master's degree in business administration, human resources management, industrial relations, or even a law degree is desirable
  • CIPD qualified with evidence of continuous professional development


  • Held previous position of seniority, able to establish credibility and build department accountability
  • Able to problem solve and demonstrate operational and strategic skills
  • Experience of acting as a role model is essential and leading teams
  • Comfortable in developing team members and empowering staff
  • Demonstrates commercial acumen - partners with the business to deliver commercially focused people strategies and has a good overall understanding of company finances and uses this to develop policies
  • Solid employment law knowledge and proven experience of applying updated legislation to a variety of HR situations
  • Managed redundancy situations and experienced in coaching managers through this and leading where necessary
  • Familiarity of managing TUPE situations and able to counsel senior management on appropriate practice
  • Evidence of having a passion for working with people and working beyond the confines of the job description
  • Outstanding communication skills - able to deliver bad news and give it a positive outlook as well as ability to influence board members
  • Proven organisation skills and ability to prioritise
  • Thrives on constant change

Job Offer

£80-90k + Benefits + Bonus (20% income tax in the Isle of Man)

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