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HR Manager – North West, UK – Console/PC Games

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23804 Posted: 2 years ago

Project: Multi-Platform Games

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OPM is working with a unique independent studio looking to expand its highly experienced team in Manchester. They are developing and bringing world-class games to market focusing on new IP creations. This will be done through co-development opportunities and working on future-facing platforms which means further expansion into different genres of games and technologies.

They are looking for a self-motivated part-time HR Manager, to help support a gifted team of games developers. The successful candidate will take responsibility for building the HR function of the studio by creating, adapting and implementing new processes, policies and best practices.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Level 5 CIPD qualified
  • Excellent and up to date understanding of HR practices and employment law, payroll and benefits.
  • Comfortable and confident when dealing with difficult or sensitive situations and managing conflict.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational skills, able to prioritise and coordinate many ongoing tasks
  • Good administration skills, paying attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be proactive
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and provide comprehensive guidelines for all staff, ensuring we are adhering to legal requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • First point of contact for all internal and external HR queries
  • First point of contact for managers for all employee queries, including support with all HR issues
  • Management of sickness and absence across the studio with an emphasis on developing an absence management policy and process flow
  • Ensure HR compliance with GDPR and conduct regular compliance audits
  • Compile HR Reports and data as requested
  • Managing, identifying and creating HR processes, policies and procedures, including rolling out to managers and employees and providing support and training where necessary
  • Support managers with employee performance management including probation periods, regular and ad hoc performance reviews
  • Identifying training needs company-wide and coordinate training and development requirements
  • Supporting the recruitment where necessary to help ensure smooth and effective recruitment and selection process helping implement any policies and support to avoid any potential HR issues arising
  • Create and manage a leavers process including all paperwork and exit interviews
  • First point of contact for benefit vendors
  • Conducting and providing support to managers in relation to grievances, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Maintaining records related to grievances, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions
  • Complete any ad hoc HR tasks as necessary to ensure business and employees are fully supported and business legally compliant
  • Maintaining HR files and databases ensuring all records are accurate and up to date
  • Identify beneficial HR system for operational needs and be responsible for implementing this company-wide
  • Improve line management capability through coaching and advising

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 415!

Tagged as: HR

Tags: HR Categories: Commercial , Recruitment/HR/Admin

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