HR Manager

High Holborn, Central London (currently homeworking due to COVID-19)
Up to £50,000 per annum FTE (£40,000 per annum pro rata) plus benefits.
24 Mar 2021
24 Apr 2021
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

Position title: HR Manager
Our office base is on High Holborn, Central London but we are currently homeworking due to COVID-19. Thereafter we are open to a discussion on a remote/office-based mix of working.
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum FTE (£40,000 per annum pro rata) plus benefits.
Type of contract: Permanent.
Hours: Part-time, 30 hours per week, made up of four longer or five shorter days a week.
Start date: We would like to organise a handover period with our current HR Manager so plan for their replacement to start in early June 2021.

About the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC)

The Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC) is an independent, scientific, not-for-profit organisation (circa 40 staff), that uses accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through audit, research and education, conducted with, and in the interests of, patients and those who care for them.

Most recently, ICNARC has been centrally involved in the response to COVID-19 through daily/weekly reporting on admissions to, and outcomes from, intensive care and as the UK coordinating centre for the global platform trial, REMAP-CAP.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success of ICNARC. Working closely with the SMT and reporting directly to the Head of Operations, this standalone role is responsible for providing a comprehensive HR service to ICNARC – Board and SMT, its managers and staff, to support a high-performance culture, alignment to business goals, whilst using best practice solutions and ensuring legal compliance. 

What you are responsible for

  • HR Strategy: Providing input to the Head of Operations in relation to HR strategy, ensuring HR objectives and services are aligned to organisational strategies and business goals.
  • HR Documentation & Administration: Developing HR documentation including HR policies and procedures, letters and forms which reflect best practice and legal compliance. Further embedding all HR policies and procedures within the organisation.  Delivering high quality administrative support to all levels of staff.
  • Employee Relations: Building relationships with management and staff to provide HR advice on employment matters.
  • Employee Pay and Benefits: Perform payroll and benefits processing, work with the ICNARC Finance team and external providers to ensure accurate and timely processing of the monthly payroll, pension and benefits. Support and advise on annual pay review processes. 
  • Pensions : work with Head of Operations and Trustees to monitor and review appropriateness of pension scheme and ongoing performance
  • Employment law, HR and business knowledge: Keep up to date with and apply HR best practice, employment law and business knowledge in making decisions.
  • Recruitment: Responsible for the managing an effective recruitment and selection process.
  • Performance Management Process: Responsible for the design, implementation, and management of an effective performance management process and associated learning plans.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, you will be a confident and knowledgeable HR generalist who can quickly establish credibility with key stakeholders. Previous experience leading and managing HR projects is essential for the role, as is experience of employee relations case management, processing employee payroll and benefits and HR data and analytics.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal, team working and organisational skills together with good negotiating skills.

A CIPD affiliated graduate or post graduate qualification is desirable, though not essential, as is previous experience of working as a standalone HR resource.

What you’ll get in return

In addition to an annual salary of up to £50,000 FTE (£40,000 per annum pro rata) you will be part of a small and agile team working for a well-established, scientific organisation in the centre of London but with facilities for remote working. You will also have access to a benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday per year (pro rata for part-time staff);
  • flexible working;
  • interest-free season ticket loan;
  • enhanced pension scheme;
  • enhanced sick pay;
  • employee assistance programme;
  • access to a range of benefits and discounts focused on Health & Wellbeing, Family, Technology and Exercise & Fitness;
  • support with further academic/professional development.

Please note that the recruitment campaign will end as soon as the post is filled (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis) so please do not delay in applying.

How to apply

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website, where you can find further information about the role and apply online.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

No agencies please.

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