HR Manager

  • Permanent
  • South, Reading
  • £50K to £55K plus 23 Days Holiday, Pension Scheme, Bonus Scheme, Cash Plan, DIS, Benefits Hub, SSP

Summary Information

Job ID: 411

Salary: £50K to £55K plus 23 Days Holiday, Pension Scheme, Bonus Scheme, Cash Plan, DIS, Benefits Hub, SSP 

Contract type: Permanent

Location: South, Reading

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced HR Manager who will recruit, support, and develop talent through developing policies and managing procedures.  This HR Manager will provide excellent assistance to employees and managers, be responsible for administrative tasks and you will contribute to making the company a better place to work.  This role would suit an experienced HR Manager looking to develop their career within a company with limitless scope and vision, if you are passionate about HR and people and highly efficient, we would love to meet you.  The role will report into the Leadership Team and will be responsible for managing all areas of operational HR, whilst also implementing an effective People strategy for the Company.  The successful candidate will have considerable scope to shape the business’s HR policy and people agenda.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the organisation runs smoothly by ensuring that all company processes are compliant with employment regulations and that all personnel act in line with company policies.
  • To oversee different functions within an HR department.
  • Be the point of contact for operational and strategic areas of HR, including employee Relations, Employment Law, VISA Applications & Tier 2 license, HR Best practice, support on recruitment, HR advice and guidance to managers, L&D, and the support on the full employee life cycle.
  • Review and update all HR documents and completing a full HR Health-check, including but not limited to - policies and procedures, staff handbooks, contracts, HR best practice policies, Training and ER procedures
  • The ability to inspire confidence of the Leadership team through timely delivery of information and HR plans.
  • Supporting managers with all advisory HR matters, providing support, advice and guidance to managers and directors, understanding, and supporting the career development of colleagues
  • Keep up to date with workplace legislative developments and manage compliance and risk factors
  • Maintain an overview of on-going training initiatives and recommend new training initiatives
  • To ensure that the company attracts the best candidates for open vacancies.
  • Oversee/monitor recruitment and retention processes, supporting managers with recruitment and ensuring it aligns with business needs
  • This may include writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions and application forms etc.
  • Ensure employee records are compliant with GDPR and other relevant legislation.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the HR office and growing team, ensuring an effective, high quality service delivery to all members of the Company.
  • Develop HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes.
  • Support and develop employee wellness initiatives.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent organisational & administrative skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to work with tact and discretion within the Human Resources environment.
  • Personable with strong communication and relationship building capabilities across all levels.
  • Driven and determined.
  • CIPD Qualified to Associate Member level or an MBA in HR management
  • 3+ years minimum in a HR Management-level role
  • In-depth knowledge of UK employment law and HR best practice
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and active listening skills
  • Ability to manage conflict effectively and tactfully
  • Solid financial skills with a good commercial understanding of the needs of HR budgeting and planning

For this role candidates must have experience working in a similar role and CIPD Qualified.

Candidates will need to be confident dealing with managers of all levels (up to Directors) and be willing to be involved with all areas of HR and the employee lifecycle.

Strong communication skills, robust and confident personality is essential, with the ability to influence and roll out new ideas, gaining the confidence of the senior team.

Ideally candidates will come from a professional services, telecoms, construction, or similar industry sector, although this is not essential and candidates from all sectors will be considered.


  • Managerial
  • £50K to £55K plus 23 Days Holiday, Pension Scheme, Bonus Scheme, Cash Plan, DIS, Benefits Hub, SSP
  • South, Reading

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