Senior HR Executive

London, England
£40000 - £43000 per annum
19 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Jason Hurnaum
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a global financial services firm.


* Provide support and advice to managers and employees on the recruitment process to ensure that the right people are recruited into SCEU and Group Companies

* Liaise with line management and DGM's to ensure appropriate job descriptions, grading, salary bands and approvals are agreed prior to recruitment and selection

* Provide guidance and training to managers on interviewing and selection to ensure fair and consistent processes

* Carry out all new joiner integration activities including preparation of employment contract, right to work checks, referencing and relevant internal processes and documentation

* Assist managers with setting probation targets and manage the process

* Carry out exit interviews with leavers

* Entertainment approvals and follow up

* Visa and right to work annual audit

* Generalist HR activities, for example staff inductions, referencing, reception cover and employee relations

* Ad hoc project work, for example graduate recruitment, annual employee engagement surveys, salary surveys and monitoring of employer brand

* Travel when necessary

* Contact with recruitment agencies to negotiate rates, SLAs, and to utilise the Pan-European buying power to ensure the best rates/ terms and conditions.

Obtain approvals in advance of recruitment being carried out

Co-ordinate the complete recruitment service across the whole SCEU network, providing advice and support to Line Managers and Department General Managers throughout the recruitment process for all temporary and permanent staff requirements and ensure recruitment rule R-F-2 is followed.

Establish good relationships both internally and externally to ensure an open and honest process and communication between all parties throughout the recruitment process.

Obtain CVs, screen them and forward suitable CVs to the relevant Line Manager and/or Department General Manager.

Arrange and attend interviews, both with agencies and candidates.

Provide feedback to agencies on candidates.

Provide feedback to Line Managers and Department General Managers.

Provide advice and support when required for grading, training and development for individuals at appraisal time when required if linked to recruitment.

Prepare, check and obtain authorised signatures for new staff contracts and offer letters. Send out contract, offer letter and other relevant forms and monitor their progress.

Set up new employee file and notify all relevant parties of date of joining.

Obtain reference checks through external referencing agency.

Carry out inductions if necessary (cover).


* Good level of English, must be able to produce own letters and reports

* CIPD qualification essential (Level 7 or above)

* Good knowledge of Word and Excel

* Excellent relationship building skills

* Excellent communication skills

* Must be able to travel and at short notice

* Confident to present and speak in front of others

* Able to challenge and put forward ideas

* Organised and flexible

Job Offer

£40,000 - £43,000