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HR Manager/HR Business Partner

Support Functions Permanent contract United Kingdom England

Job Description

Overview of the role 

To provide a comprehensive HR service which ensures that managers and employees are equipped with best practice to foster a high performance culture.

The HR Manager can expect their role to be hands-on and will be required to assist with the management of the overall HR operations and the delivery of strategic objectives.

Key tasks and responsibilities, include but not limited to


  • Manage complex employee relations casework including dispute resolutions, disciplinaries, grievances, absence, retirement and redundancy.
  • Apply HR and business knowledge evidencing appropriate decision making skills.
  • Advise managers on the terms and conditions of employment and knowledge share best practice with them.
  • Develop HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes.
  • Implement learning and development policy.
  • Provide first line advice on current and existing benefits for employees and managers.
  • Administer payroll and payroll records and keep the finance team appraised of any changes.
  • Update the HRIS system with changes as appropriate [such as salary, bonus, job title] encouraging employee self- service for changes to personal details.
  • Work with appropriate parties on reward strategy.
  • Work with Group HR colleagues on Group reporting and initiatives.
  • Provide advice on recruitment and selection strategies.
  • Support the recruitment process – this may include writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions and application forms etc.
  • Carry out new starter inductions.
  • Assist and advise on Health & Safety requirements.
  • Manage talent and succession planning.
  • Drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals.
  • Continuously monitor and review HR policies and processes and implement changes where necessary.
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation.
  • Support change management processes.


Key Skills required, include but not limited to

  • Proven HR generalist experience of five to seven years is expected.
  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills are required together with proven leadership capabilities and solid knowledge of employment legislation and its application.
  • HR managers should be proactive team players with strong customer service and problem solving skills. 
  • Experienced in developing and supporting line managers through change.
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy is crucial.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy as this is a stand-alone role with the capacity to expand the team.
  • Experience and understanding of technology professional services and its culture


Key Soft Skills required, include but not limited to


·        Outstanding social and interpersonal skills; an excellent communicator with the ability to build and develop long term business relationships.  This position is highly visible as the job holder will sit with the department heads.  An open, energetic and eager personality is of key importance.  

·        Resilient, able to cope with ambiguity and change with a ‘can do’ attitude and ‘hands-on’ approach.  This role is not suitable for candidates who prefer operating in a more hierarchical, structured organisation.


Academic and professional qualifications

·        Being educated to degree level is desirable. A CIPD qualification is also expected. Graduates with a level 7 qualification preferred. An MBA in Human Resource Management is an alternative.


Being educated to degree level is desirable or an MBA in human resource management is an alternative.

A CIPD qualification is also expected. .

Company Description

Who are we?
At Devoteam, we deliver innovative technology consulting for business.

As a pure player for Digital Transformation of large organisations across EMEA, our 6,700+ professionals are dedicated to ensuring our clients win their digital battles. With a unique transformation DNA, we connect business and technology.

Present in 18 countries in Europe and the Middle East, and drawing on more than 20 years of experience, we shape Technology for People, so it creates value for our clients, for our partners and for our employees.

Devoteam will achieve yearly revenues of €650 million in 2018 (e).
At Devoteam, we are Digital Transformakers.

What we do?
Through Scale! Our 2020 strategic 2020 plan, Devoteam is engaged in a value growth strategy based on our pure player position for digital transformation of Large Organisation across EMEA.

To deploy our digital, agile and cloud platform strategies, as well as to respond to the needs of a new generation CIO’s, we have defined portfolio based on 7 offer which will allow us to address any issues our clients might encounter during their digital transformation.


#DigitalTransformakers of Support roles

#Ultra-Connected #IdeasProducer #KingOfManagement

Are you full of energy, unrivalled in your power of communication, with “geek” your mother tongue?


Does the thought of joining an international group with the spirit of an agile start-up to become steeped in innovation attract you? Are your buzzwords ultra-connected, innovation and agility? Gifted in Finance, HR and other support functions?

Don’t delay. We have a place for you in our family!

Malika DramsyResponsable Recrutement des entités Infrastructures/Cloud - Siticom - Risk & Security