People Services Team Leader

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £52000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Bailey

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a People Services Team Leader on a permanent basis, working for a leading training provider in Berkshire.

You will be an integral part of the People Services division, leading the team through a period of change and essentially to deliver a high quality customer focused transactional service to the business. There is an emphasis for this role to drive and deliver a culture of process improvement, and in turn provide an excellent service to managers and employees.

  • The function will offer a comprehensive HR administrative and first line advisory service for all employees in the business.
  • Be responsible for the employee lifecycle documentation in line with policy and guidelines.
  • Manage the administration of voluntary and contractual benefits.
  • Review and implement results of business audits, focused across the People strategy.
  • Proactively manage all ways of customer contact with the team.
  • Manage caseload, prioritise and allocate tasks in the team.
  • Proactively coach, develop and manage the performance of the team.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements that will contribute to more efficient working practices - be a subject matter expert for all operational HR processes and share knowledge as appropriate with team.
  • Effectively manage GDPR and other auditable processes.
  • Manage the Senior hire on-boarding and lifecycle (e.g. new Execs)
  • Support Head of People Service in 'People' projects

Key skills and experience:

  • Previous experience within a shared service environment and highly experienced in transactional HR.
  • Ideally team leading experience, or proven people development.
  • Comfortable working at speed and with urgency, whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • Sound ability to multi task and prioritise work.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to identify and resolve potential problems or issues and take necessary actions to prevent them from developing or happening again.
  • Ability to identify areas for improvements in process, customer service and ways of working.
  • Highly organised and ability to plan, delegate, prioritise and multitask.
  • Able to coach team members to improve performance and develop their skills.
  • Confident oral communication and clear, succinct written communication is essential.
  • Logical thinking style with a methodical approach to work.
  • Collaborative and flexible style with the ability to adapt approach in line with changing business needs and personalities.
  • Confident with data and MS Excel.

The business offers hybrid working, 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

For further information about this position please apply or contact me directly.

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