HR Manager

Reference Number: J11083
Salary: Competitive
Location: High Wycombe
Contract Type: Permanent




To have responsibility for the HR function, across each of our offices, on a daily basis providing a comprehensive and effective HR service to all staff and managers


  • Supporting the HR Team to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business
  • Own and develop the company induction process, including liaison with new starters and managers to produce individual plans, new starter packs and checklists
  • Work with the senior leadership team and line managers to upskill, assist and advise them in carrying out their responsibilities on all HR matters
  • In conjunction with the leadership team, lead on the annual review, preparation and administration of the performance management system (including salary benchmarking and awards)
  • Keep up to date with developments in employment legislation and HR best practice, and share knowledge within the team to ensure Company compliance and continuous development and improvement
  • Provide advice and support for the effective management of employee relations casework, including disciplinary, grievance, performance management and absence
  • Creating, planning and leading specific HR projects
  • Salary benchmarking using in-house tools and playing a significant role in the annual salary review and bonus award program
  • Ensuring our HR systems are kept up to date and any associated processes are created and delivered on time
  • Coach and develop line managers to increase their effectiveness in managing individuals and team performance


  • A proven track record of leading the delivery of HR functions to a high standard
  • A proven track record as a HR generalist
  • A CIPD qualification or equivalent occupational experience
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law, preferably across Europe
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to confidently advise managers on all aspects of people management and development
  • Experience in developing HR policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance
  • Ability to create and manage the development and maintenance of learning and development programmes for all levels of staff
  • Knowledge and experience of introducing new ideas to improve employee engagement
  • Ability to write and deliver creative, imaginative presentations to colleagues at all levels
  • Experience in talent management, succession planning and development


  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A proactive ‘can do’ attitude with a positive approach to problem solving
  • Calm under pressure and confidence to set and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in a small team where flexibility, adaptability is required
  • Excellent IT skills Microsoft Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Discretion, honesty and trustworthiness

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