Ryder Reid Legal is working on an exclusive basis with a well-respected global law firm to recruit an experienced HR Manager to head up the HR function for their London office. Reporting into the HR Director in the US and the Director of Administration in London, the HR Manager will cover the full spectrum of generalist HR duties and will manage the HR team of three.
Key responsibilities for the HR Manager will include leading the HR/Recruitment team; managing all Legal recruitment; overseeing the graduate/trainee program; leading on all Employee Relations issues; compensations and benefits administration; coordinating the mentoring program; involvement in support recruitment; and supporting performance management/evaluation processes.
The ideal candidate for the HR Manager position will have extensive HR generalist experience at manager level, with Law firm experience and CIPD qualification being strongly preferred. You must have a strong grasp of UK and EU law, and the ability to work collaboratively with the colleagues globally. Excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential, and you must be able to manage and motivate a team of professionals. The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is required, along with a flexible, hands-on attitude.