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Manager, Human Resources - Paddington, London (Hybrid role)

Contract: Permanent career opportunity

Closing Date: 09/08/24

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  • The UK HR Manager is responsible for identifying, diagnosing, and addressing human resources issues and/or areas of focus in alignment with the organizational objectives.
  • The HR Manager implements and oversees local human resources strategies, policies, and procedures in various areas such as employment, benefits, training, records, safety, and employee relations.
  • The HR Manager guides and supports local management and staff on human resources matters and ensures compliance with national and regional legal requirements.

The Role

  • Under the direction of the Chief People Officer, establish and monitor human resources objectives and plans for the UK offices.
  • Manage and coordinate local human resources operations, including onboarding, training, coaching, counselling, and disciplining staff.
  • Maintain locally competitive compensation and benefits packages.
  • Implement and manage performance management, staff engagement, retention, and Equal Opportunity initiatives and programs.
  • Resolve and mediate employee grievances and complaints and provide advice and counsel to managers and staff on human resources issues and best practices.
  • Research, develop, write, and update human resources policies, procedures, and guidelines and communicate and enforce them across the organization.
  • Support and encourage the company's vision, mission, and values and foster a positive and inclusive work culture.
  • Stay abreast of the changes and developments in the human resources field and the relevant legislation and regulations and advise management on the necessary actions and compliance measures.
  • Prepare and maintain human resources reports, records, and documentation and ensure the accuracy and confidentiality of the data.
  • Manage and collaborate with external human resources vendors, consultants, and partners as needed.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, business administration, or a related field.
  • At least ten years of progressive human resources experience, preferably in a consultancy business.
  • A certification or membership in a professional human resources association such as CIPD/CPHR.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of UK employment law and labour relations practices and procedures.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, confidentiality, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work environments and demands.
  • Willingness and ability to travel occasionally as required.
How to Apply

If this role sounds like something that would excite you – please submit your CV along with a cover note explaining why you believe you are a good match for our role to:

G&L is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their gender, religious belief, political opinion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or race. We recruit based on talent alone and firmly believe that an individual’s background should play no part in the recruitment and selection process.

G&L is committed to everyone having the right to work in an environment free from threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and abuse. All employees at G&L share the responsibility to challenge discriminatory behavior and promote equality of opportunity.

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