HR Manager (Contract)

  • Job Reference: 1056
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Ryder Reid are working on an exclusive basis with a successful US law firm to recruit a new HR Manager on a 6-month contract basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and proactive legal HR professional. The HR Manager will work closely with the Director of Administration and the Recruitment Manager on a range of diverse HR related activities and initiatives. Key responsibilities for the HR Manager will include:

  • Supporting the partners, lawyers and business services staff on a day-to-day basis regarding all HR issues
  • Managing all employee relations for the office, including performance management, disciplinary meetings, exit interviews, and staff absence
  • Managing the recruitment process for business services and coordinating the on-boarding process
  • Working alongside Director of Administration in relation to annual lawyer review and compensation process
  • Assisting with the implementation of policies and procedures
  • Coordination of benefits and payroll administration
  • Working with the graduate recruitment team, including interviewing trainees
  • Overseeing the London secretarial team

The ideal candidate for the HR Manager position will have solid generalist HR experience from a law firm, and will preferably have a recognised HR qualification. You will either have experience at Manager level or be a strong Senior Advisor/Officer who has the confidence and gravitas to take a step up. You will be a good team player who is able to work effectively with people of all levels. A real passion for HR is a must, and you need to be able to keep abreast of current trends and changes in legislation. The firm is keen to find someone who can introduce new ideas, and who can use their initiative to achieve results. If you feel you meet the above criteria, then please contact Ryder Reid for immediate consideration.