HR Manager, part time - 4 days per week

Woking, Surrey
Salary up to 45,000 pro rata
18 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019

Main purpose

Working as part of the Global HR team, this role predominately provides HR generalist support to the Nuvias businesses in the UK and the wider HR Team. The role involves lots of challenge as we help build the Nuvias organisation, so ideal for a solid HR Generalist who has a 'can do' attitude, likes variety, getting involved and delivering at a fast pace.

Duties & Responsibilities

Employee Relations and Compliance

  • Ensure the effective delivery of reactive and proactive HR support, providing advice and guidance on policy, processes and procedures to employees and people managers
  • Collaborate with other HR team members to standardise HR policies and procedures and support the evaluation of the effectiveness in support of the growing organisation proposing changes, where necessary
  • Coach and support people managers in connection with HR related matters
  • Provide support for employee safety, welfare, wellness and health at the respective sites
  • Management and facilitation of formal grievance and disciplinary processes in accordance with legislation and company policy
  • Support line managers with sickness absences
  • Support any restructuring activity required

Talent Acquisition & Management

  • Support the hiring processes for the allocated UK sites, as required
  • Support talent management planning and related activities
  • Support the delivery and maintenance of new starter onboarding training in conjunction with other HR members
  • Support people managers during the performance review cycle
  • Monitor the probationary review process and proactively provide support to line managers with any related performance reviews
  • Assist people managers to prepare and maintain job descriptions
  • Support people managers to identify training and development needs and source appropriate solutions, as appropriate
  • Carry out exit interviews as required and monitor & report trends

Payroll & Reward

  • Support the monthly payroll input process for the UK entities when needed, liaising with Finance for commission data and the payroll service provider for payroll issues
  • Act as back-up to run the monthly pension submission process
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to configure employment offers in line with company guidelines and internal & external market comparisons
  • Support the pay review cycle, as directed
  • Provide benefits administration support as required

Administration & Systems

  • Management of employment documentation and system set-ups/updates in relation to the employee lifecycle, assisting in the production of such documentation as required
  • Support the implementation, rollout and training in relation to new HR and payroll systems
  • Support the input and maintenance of HCM data
  • Provide weekly and monthly headcount and HR activity metrics, as directed
  • Support the HR Administrator in the management of holiday and attendance processes and records
  • Participate in one or more HR projects and initiatives, as time allows
  • Assist in the maintenance and publication of organisation charts for the region on a monthly basis, as directed
  • Provide cover for the HR Administrator, when absent


  • An HR generalist with a background working in an international fast paced commercial environment
  • A professional HR qualification
  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of UK employment legislation
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality and tact
  • Customer focused with an understanding of business fundamentals
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Demonstrable experience of using analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A competent coach
  • Flexible, approachable and able to adapt to change quickly with a 'can do’ attitude
  • A track record of effectively collaborating with other teams and functions
  • Strong organisational and time management skills and an ability to work on own initiative and deliver at a required standard and time in a pressurised environment
  • A practical and solutions focused approach with the ability to navigate ambiguity
  • High level of attention to detail and a high level of numeracy
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional development and knowledge acquisition
  • Woking office based and some occasional travel to other UK sites as required


  • Experience working in IT B2B
  • Fluency in German (oral & written)
  • Experience of supporting UK based client groups
  • Experience of operating within an ISO accredited environment
  • Business transfer, integration and harmonisation experience
  • Experience of managing and collating input to the monthly payroll cycle
  • Experience of contributing to the successful delivery of HR projects
  • Experience of providing international HR support & administration

Please apply with your CV and covering letter via the application method below.