J2788 - HR Manager - UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng - Asset Finance

Job title: J2788 - HR Manager - UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Function: HR
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Reference: J2788 - 2
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: 0203 740 7222
Job Published: January 06, 2022
Remote WorkingNo

Job description

​J2788 - Our client is seeking an experienced HR Manager to ensure all policies, procedures and personnel issues are up to date. You will contribute to the overall business strategy as well as be the lead on all HR related matters including recruitment, employee relations, business reviews and a variety of projects. You will also provide HR insight into change management, organisational design, employee engagement and succession planning.

Salary: Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng


  • Lead and execute the recruitment process across the board, working closely with all managers to ensure best talent is attracted and retained.

  • Manage the on-boarding and staff induction processes for all employees.

  • Plan and prioritise work to meet recruitment deadlines; ensure pre-employment screening is completed to required standards – this includes developing job descriptions, preparing job adverts, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.

  • Process and manage all starter and leaver and staff change administration, ensuring accuracy and efficiency, within agreed service timescales.

  • Update and maintain employee personal data on company HR system.

  • Review HR administration processes and make recommendations on how to streamline and improve processes.

  • Run and manage the performance review system.

  • Develop goals and continue employee training and development initiatives

  • Administer company monthly payroll ensuring all input, checking, sign off and reconciliation is completed.

  • Liaise with finance team to resolve pay queries.

  • Take an active role, together with the Managing Director, proposing and/or executing annual salary reviews, quarterly bonus and any commission or benefit changes.

  • Work closely with all departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, to assist line managers SLT on HR and Payroll policies and procedures and organisation design and training questions.

  • Provide advice on various areas of HR, training and payroll.

  • Take a lead role in executing grievance and disciplinary procedures, ensuring full investigations and meetings take place in an objective and timely manner.

  • Interpret and advise on current and updated employment law.

  • Ensure all HR Administration processes and procedures are fully documented and kept up to date.

  • Ensure all regular H&S activity is undertaken within agreed timescales.

  • Produce Monthly/ Quarterly key HR statistics for the Senior Management Team.

  • Acting as the culture keeper for the company; ensuring company values and mission is solidly embedded in the company and in the way employees work.


  • Ideally educated to a degree level or equivalent standard in Human Resources.

  • CIPD Level 7 or equivalent, with strong experience as a Human Resources Manager.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a HR Manager/Business Partner, ideally in a

  • Financial Services environment.

  • Strong generalist HR background and regular experience of complex HR issues.

  • Up to date knowledge of Employment Law.

Articulate in both written and verbal communication.

We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

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