Senior Manager HR & Administration

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Property / Real Estate

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Leon Wenham

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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I have partnered with a London based award winning Property Developer delivering prestigious residential and commercial developments for over 2 decades.

The Company has a successful track record of regenerating strategic areas along the River Thames, Chelsea and other prestigious London locations.

I recruiting for a Senior Senior Manager HR & Administration, reporting to the Director & General Manager (D&GM) in the UK, the Senior Manager Human Resources & Administration (HR&A) will lead the UK HR&A Department.

This is not a hybrid role and will be office based 5 days a week.

Main Duties:

  • Lead the HR Department consisting of a team of HR professionals (Assistant Manager HR&A and HR Officer) supporting a headcount of approximately 50.
  • Coach and mentor the HR team
  • Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) for the Company
  • Identify opportunities or needs pertinent to the smooth and effective operation of the HR Department and achieve effective communication with internal and external Stakeholders
  • Partner closely with management on appropriate headcount control
  • Manage the HR Department recruitment approach and employee life cycle ensuring legal compliance (the HR Department owns the internal Recruitment process)
  • Create and maintain job descriptions and job role specifications
  • Maintain the recruitment preferred supplier list (PSL) and regularly negotiate fees
  • Liaise with recruitment consultants to secure suitable candidates
  • Advise senior management on candidate selection, offers and remuneration
  • Research market pay trends and salary benchmarking
  • Liaise with other Hutchison sister companies on the implementation of Company benefits and loyalty schemes
  • Handle the annual salary and bonus reviews partnering with the D&GM on proposals to HK
  • Ensure the monthly payroll processing is correct, pre-approved by senior management and completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure internal policies are consistent and compliant with employment legislation and CKA internal requirements
  • Keep abreast of new employment legislation, case law and approach to employment best practice advising of any necessary action
  • Maintain and implement policies and procedures, advising employees and line managers on the interpretation
  • Ensure contracts of employment, employee handbook and policies are legally compliant, in-line with best practice and to meet business requirements
  • Manage all employee terminations including resignation, redundancy and Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE)
  • Advise managers on disciplinary and grievance statutory obligations and facilitate all disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Ensure employees and line managers comply with absence procedures
  • Assess training needs, proposing suitable cost-effective training solutions, including delivering self-prepared solutions to management and the wider staff
  • Coach and train line managers on performance management
  • Roll out wellness programmes and team building events to improve staff morale
  • Responsibility for all the office administration functions including but not limited to office equipment supplies, repair and maintenance, procurement, inventory control, office security and hygiene, employee health & safety, car fleet management, etc.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks or projects, which may be required to benefit the business

Essential skills, attributes & qualifications

  • A BSc (Hons) or BA (Hons)
  • CIPD and/or CIPP qualified or equivalent recognised qualification
  • A strong HR Generalist with extensive employment law knowledge & HR management experience
  • Skilled at persuading and influencing at a senior level with charisma and gravitas
  • Strong employee relations experience
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on building relationships
  • Strong Stakeholder management
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • Proven ability to deal with a wide range of issues simultaneously
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong Excel skills
  • Resilient and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Lead by example and be a role model for others to follow
  • Ability to remain professional at all times
  • Personal integrity and accountability

If this sounds like you pleasse apply or send your CV directly to

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