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HR Manager

  • Job reference: ALT 208
  • Location: Wembley, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description:
I'm looking for a highly experienced HR Manager to join the People and Culture Department of a local housing association. The purpose of this role will be to lead a team of HR Specialists to provide a comprehensive and professional HR service which delivers the people & culture strategy and supports delivery of strategic objectives. In this role you will be providing strategic HR support to internal managers, identifying and delivering effective HR solutions that ensure services have appropriate skills and resources to deliver high quality services. You must have a thorough understanding of employment law and methods as well as a strong working knowledge of HR practise and procedures with the ability to provide business solutions within the policy framework.

Key Responsibilities
1.Review and develop HR policies in line with legal requirements and good practice.
2.Lead the management of complex casework to secure best outcomes, acting as a centre of expertise on employment policy and legislation
3.Manage, coach and support the HR Specialists to give their best performance and deliver quality advice and a proactive HR service in line with our People and Culture Strategy
4.In consultation with the Director of People and Culture review, determine and deliver rewards and benefits.
5.Undertake salary benchmarking and advise managers on appropriate salary packages, considering internal relativities and appropriate data sources, in line with the pay policy
6.Support the Director of People and Culture review and shape the approach to managing performance, ensuring the policy framework, processes and systems support a high-performance culture.
7.Provide advice, support and appropriate HR interventions to support directorate restructures and change management programmes
8.Work with the Head of HR Services and Systems and Talent Acquisition Specialist to implement effective workforce planning and talent acquisition strategies to attract and recruit the right talent, including Apprenticeships and Graduates
9.Design and implement talent mapping/succession strategies and practices to secure a good quality talent pipeline and retention of critical posts/people
10.Proactively review and develop the approach to employee engagement/experience e.g. identifying the key moments that matter and developing our employee listening strategy

Chartered Member of the CIPD

Knowledge and Skills Required
Excellent knowledge of existing UK employment law and awareness of forthcoming legislative changes and its impact on the business
A strong commitment to and knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives
A positive, can-do mindset and strong commitment to provide an exceptional customer experience
Best practice knowledge on a range of HR topics, including pay and reward, performance management, employee engagement/experience and talent management
Best practice knowledge of a range of recruitment and selection techniques and methodologies
High levels of emotional intelligence, self-awareness and empathy in order to build effective relationships

Experience Required
Breadth of HR experience ideally across different business sectors
An experienced HR practitioner working as a partner to the business, with the confidence to coach, support, mentor and challenge managers.
Experience of providing advice and guidance to managers and staff on complex HR matters
Experience of leading and delivering HR projects which have significantly improved business performance
Experience of managing/supervising people

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Amber at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to