HR Manager

London (Central)
£70,000, Agile working plus benefits
13 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
Job Title
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Manager


£70,000, Agile working plus benefits


We have a fantastic opportunity for a HR Manager to join a great HR team in a London based International Law firm, reporting into and supporting the Senior HR Manager within a wider team of approx. 15.

The main elements to the role include:

  • Working directly with Legal and Business Function client groups and building strong relationships with stakeholders and being a trusted advisor.
  • Managing annual HR processes including salary and bonus review and performance appraisals.
  • Guiding and coaching Directors and Partners in the management of underperformers, absence and disciplinary matters.
  • HR Advisory, Policy and Employee Relations operational activity.
  • Production and analysis of insightful people management information.
  • Challenging existing HR processes and ways of working.
  • Supporting and influencing the HR strategy and HR initiatives across client groups.
  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting on HR activity and issues drawing on relevant supporting HR data and analytics.
  • Supporting the implementation of performance and talent processes with a focus on improving the diversity profile of the firm in line with the firm's Diversity and Inclusion strategy and team.
  • Managing and developing junior members of the HR team (HR Advisor and HR Administrator).


A pro-active and commercial HR generalist ideally within a global law firm who is comfortable partnering with the business and implementing projects and processes independently.

  • Fully CIPD qualified.
  • Experience of the full range of generalist HR disciplines and client facing business partnering.
  • Strong process, project and change management experience with proven ability to implement change initiatives successfully.
  • Experience of improving processes and driving value added HR service delivery.
  • Confident in core aspects of employment law and experienced in running complex ER matters.
  • Ability to build rapport and trusting relationships quickly.
  • Confident communicator who is able to build trust and offer proactive solutions.
  • Proven ability in influencing at a senior level with a commercial mindset to understand the client’s needs and what is important to them.
  • Collaborative working style, pragmatic and positive in approach.

The firm and team have an agile working policy. They would usually suggest one day minimum a week in the office when things get back to some normal. Salary wise, this role is up to £65,000 so may attract candidates who are looking for a step into a manager role or an established junior manager. You may just be looking for a change!

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