PEOPLE OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR TECH SCALE-UP


Reference Number
TM65
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£50000.00
Salary To
£55000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
depending on experience
Job Type
Contract
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
884
Vacancy Category
PA & Corporate

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PEOPLE OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR TECH SCALE-UP

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, driven and academically minded People Operations Manager to cover a 12-month maternity leave contract for one of London's most exciting tech scale-ups. Pioneers of artificial intelligence, trusted by leading organisations globally, and making waves in the industry, this is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for new-aged company on the forefront of technology and development.

As People Operations Manager, you will partner closely with all teams across this growing organisation; you will play a key role in providing full life-cycle HR support to the business, owning the culture and values, People Operations function, staff development and more. Reporting to the Finance & Operations Director, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious manager to strategically align the People Operations function with the demands of the growing business.

With culture being an integral part of the operations and success of the company, the successful candidate will be passionate about company culture and will set an example for the rest of the team to follow. This role would suit an energetic, proactive, enthusiastic individual looking to expand on their knowledge and experience within Human Resources and People Operations. Experience working within a technology start-up is essential, and candidates demonstrating both related experience and fresh thinking would be welcome.

Usual working hours are Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, with the option to work from home for 2 days per week. The company offers benefits including a tech scheme, pension and a cycle to work scheme.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Day to day management of People Operations function including all aspects of the employee life-cycle
• Dealing with HR related staff enquiries as they arise
• Maintaining all employee records and contracts
• Processing all on-boarding and off-boarding of new starters/leavers in UK and US
• Management of the Induction process for all new recruits
• Improving and maintaining the appraisal process
• Implementing behavioural and culture initiatives and a staff Wellbeing programme in conjunction with the Operations Manager
• Assessing and planning for employee career development opportunities
• Ownership of all aspects of the Visa Sponsorship programme, ensuring employees and candidates feel safe and supported through the visa application and renewal processes
• Responsible for all right to work processes, checks and documentation
• Management of all background checks on employees
• Assisting the Recruitment Team where required
• Supporting the payroll process monthly and liaising with any amendments to basic pay including statutory payments (Parental Leave, Statutory Sick Pay etc.)
• Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures in line with company policy
• In conjunction with the Operations Manager, planning and running staff engagement events monthly
• Working closely with the Operations Manager on H&S policies and procedures

STRATEGIC:
• Improving, implementing, and administering human resources policies and procedures.
• Management, analysis, and communication of key people data
• Providing advice and coaching on all employee matters including, organisational development, performance reviews, benefits, employee relations, etc.
• Consistently embody company values
• Maintain a deep understanding of the business and culture to enable the provision of a strategic HR partnership to the business leaders in respect of recruitment, retention, performance improvement and wellbeing strategies
• Partner closely with the broader Operations team (Recruiting, Finance, Legal, etc.) to ensure people processes, and systems align with our business goals
• Act with the employee experience top of mind, continuously seeking feedback, inefficiencies, and maintaining business relationships based on trust and respect
• Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation
• Helping to build and promote the company as an employer brand and promoting careers in Data Science and AI
• Ensuring the business is adhering to relevant employment legislation
• Benchmarking and assessing market labour rates to keep competitive

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• At least 3-5 years in a similar HR/People Operations Manager role
• Must hold a degree qualification or equivalent
• Managerial experience is essential, even if only for a small team previously
• CIPD accredited or working towards qualification at level 5 or equivalent experience is desirable although not essential
• Always curious and looking for ways to improve and automate processes
• Strong planning capabilities and ability to work to deadlines and prioritise
• Good presentation skills
• Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
• Current and up to date knowledge of general HR processes and procedures
• The ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
• A proactive and flexible approach to ensure effective management of own workload
• A thorough understanding of current employment and immigration law, including Brexit changes, Visa Sponsorship and Right to Work
• Highly confidential with solid ethics and sound judgement
• Strong IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• A good sense of humour and approachable nature
• Comfortable working in an active and busy environment
• A strong “can-do” mentality across the company which this role needs too
• Excellent checkable references

If this sounds of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please apply within or get in touch to
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