UK Human Resources Manager in London, South East England, UK

Employer: 8 X 8

Location: London, South East England, UK


Salary: Salary negotiable

Working within a high growth organization as the Human Resources Manager / Business Partner you will be accountable for providing HR Generalist support to all UK based offices, managing HR for subsidiaries of the wider business including supporting the roll-out of global initiatives. The role sits within a structured HR function and has a strong emphasis on operational HR, management coaching and employee development.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Delivering a comprehensive HR service to the UK business
  • Partnering with the management team to project manage HR priorities within the business
  • In conjunction with the European Snr Human Resources Manager, ensure all company policies and procedures are up-to-date in line with current employment law. Ensuring line managers are up-to-date with changes to any HR policies
  • Responsible for maintaining regular upkeep of HR related management reporting tools and the HR database
  • A true Generalist role, you will have responsibility for;
    • Onboarding and Probation
    • Change Management
    • Talent Management including managing the PDR cycle
    • Performance Management
    • Facilitate Management Coaching
    • Training and Development
    • Contract Agreement Management
    • Employee Relations including end-to-end management of family friendly requests
    • Disciplinary and Grievance processes
    • Salary Review Process
    • Employee Engagement Management
    • Company Benefits administration
    • Absence Management
    • Providing current and timely payroll information
    • Support and advice to employees
    • Stakeholder Management


  • Ideally CIPD Qualified your career to date will show clear progression within fast paced, consumer focused businesses
  • Strong understanding of employment law
  • Excellent communication skills honed in business partnering/advisory roles
  • Proven ability of adding value as both an individual contributor and active team member
  • Experience of working effectively with operational as well as senior staff
  • Skilled and experienced with appropriate handling of challenging individuals
  • Ability to build rapport quickly, particularly with key members of the executive team
  • Capacity to professionally represent the Human Resource function as part of the bigger business picture; takes a broad interest in the success and development of the company and the human resource function as a whole
  • Confident managing HR processes and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development
  • Demonstrable successful experience in managing relevant HR projects
  • A professional and commercial approach to HR
  • Capacity to function as a trusted HR advisor and to be recognized by the leadership team as such
  • Demonstrates passion - approaches all tasks in an enthusiastic way. Committed to upholding professional standards
  • Takes responsibility for own actions and visibly supports the senior leadership team and their agenda
  • Self-motivated and self-aware - recognizes own strengths and is committed to personal development
  • Excellent attention to detail

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