Amazing opportunity for an experienced, Senior HR Manager to lead, manage and evolve the HR function for the growing London 1000heads office with a headcount of approx. 65staff and colaborate with the global offices (New York, Sydney, Dubai & Berlin). Your experience in a start-up environment, ideally within the fast-paced media landscape will be critial to your success.
Help build 1000heads as the leading word of mouth company through talent management, training and mentoring (Headucation), talent attraction and building the 1000heads employer brand.
Create and implement company policies to provide a healthy, positive, engaged team and creative, transparent work culture. Ensure company values are lived by. To develop and deliver people management strategies aligned with the overall strategic aims and objectives of the business.
Define and deliver on the HR Strategy for 1000heads while focusing on delivery of key business priorities
Provide a people-centric approach to deliver strategic and commercial results
Contribute at both a strategic and operational level in order to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions which support business aims
Ensure current employment legislation and best practice are followed
Contribute HR input to annual business planning
Set the standard
Help steer the agency towards our goals
Be an active voice within the Senior Management team
Help to deliver all priority internal projects
Mentorship and guidance to all junior heads who require or ask for support
Create and implement talent attraction strategy including systems and employer branding
Support hiring managers in the recruitment of all talent
Ensure managers are trained in interviewing skills and diversity
Create and implement talent development plans and clear career strategy
Create and implement regular review cycles and align to talent management strategy
Work closely with senior and line managers, providing them with expert guidance, coaching and support on the full range of HR activities (including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, restructuring of services, performance management, redundancy planning etc.), in order to ensure a consistent and fair approach to people management throughout all locations.
Keep up to date with legal developments and advise management on compliance and risk factors.
Manage investigations, disciplinary and grievance matters in conjunction with the MD.
Develop and maintain an effective partnership across the business ensuring consultation and communication practices are routinely adopted to enable management to make effective decisions and successfully implement best practise.
Ensure that employees are informed and updated on key business and organisational issues
Learning and Development
Create and implement training and development plan with focus on the development of management skills for line managers
Be the ‘Headucation’ champion, create and manage process for success
In consultation with line managers, follow up individual development needs and source internal/ external training provision as and when required, monitoring training costs against budget
Compensation and Benefits
Gather and analyse market data to measure the competitiveness of 1000heads compensation and benefits package across each location and make recommendations as appropriate
Assist with the annual salary review process, as and when required
Senior HR Manager with commercial approach and experience in a start-up, fast-paced environment, ideally from within the marketing/media/digital sector
Agency experience would be highly desirable
Experience of leading the HR function in a growing, evolving and creative business
Excellent track record of driving business performance
Experienced in delivering on talent management, leadership mentoring and training
Ability to implement business change programs and engagement initiatives
Proven HR generalist including the ability to work at both strategic and operational levels
Fully conversant and up-to-date with all aspects of employment law and HR best practice
Experience of enhancing and continue building an engaged, healthy, creative and positive team culture
Energetic and inspirational
Mentoring and training experience
Team player – flexible and challenging
Influencer with exceptional people skills, will evoke trust and team culture
Ability to work autonomously and flexibly
Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Intrapreneurial, pro-active and self-motivated
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, email and the Internet
Proficient in the use of social media for business purposes
Strong knowledge of HR systems and some experience selecting and setting up new systems
Meticulous attention to detail
CIPD qualified or equivalent experience
Sound experience as HR leader within a medim sized, in a dynamic, growing, start-up environment