Role details

Senior HR Manager

London   •   £60,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Must have experience as a HR Generalist within Financial Services
  • Must have experience as a HR Manager or a HR Business Partner

About Our Client

My client are an asset manager who are a SME and with a global presence.

Job Description

Business Partner:

  • Accurately assess the needs of each of the Business areas from a Human Resources perspective, prioritize interventions and gain commitment for delivery
  • Develop and maintain effective and productive working relationships with the senior management of the functions you will cover and their associated staff members
  • Keep up to date on business issues affecting the Company in order to provide an efficient and proactive service to both internal and external customers


  • Recruit (permanent, fix term, temp roles) our best in class talent for our London office
  • Select local headhunters according to our local needs, continue to feed our PSL
  • Co-ordinate the recruitment with our Head of recruitment especially for reporting purpose and validation towards the top management

Performance Management/Development:

  • Manage the assessment and development of staff by ensuring that the annual performance appraisal process is completed in a timely and fair manner,
  • Participate in the annual Talent Management process

Compensation Review:

  • Co-ordinate the annual compensation review for your population and review the proposals with your managers including using benchmark and salary surveys to advise business managers during the compensation process
  • Perform compensation analysis
  • Participate actively in the implementation of the new UCITS V guidelines

Employment Law:

  • Provide advice on all aspects of local employment law and procedure agreements, working closely with the HR team based in Paris and with our local lawyers if required.

Employee Relations:

  • Manage any disciplinary issues in accordance with Company policy, to assist with the proper resolution of the issue
  • Manage the exits of employees ensuring the process is legally compliant and delivered in a professional and timely manner
  • Produce and deliver written proposals, ad hoc research and formal presentations to Directors and staff on HR related interventions when required
  • Participate in regular HR Team meetings and proactively contribute to proposed projects and initiatives and to take a role in their development and implementation

Learning & Development:

  • Collect the development needs of the company and use our HR tool (crosstalent)
  • Participate in the design of new trainings in link with the group policy
  • Propose new local providers and organize locally trainings


  • Manage the arrival and departure of all new employees from an administration point of view (subscription to healthcare provider, retirement, employee reference checking…)
  • Liaise with the HR officer based in Luxemburg for payroll matters
  • Support our Tax department on specific tax related employees issues


  • Participate to global projects

The Successful Applicant

  • Educated preferably CIPD qualified
  • Minimum of 7 years of proven experience in an HR generalist role within a financial services organization (Bank, asset management, insurance, brokerage….)
  • Experience of recruiting at all organizational levels
  • Experience of remuneration and appraisal systems and processes
  • Good working knowledge of Employment Legislation in the relevant jurisdictions
  • Skills in Microsoft Office (mainly Excel & Powerpoint)
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; capacity to explain strategic decisions at various levels of the organization
  • Ability to negotiate with employees and managers / senior managers
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations
  • Client focused with excellent business, commercial and professional knowledge
  • Proven track record to work both independently and as a team player
  • Ability to work as part of a global team in an international environment
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to co-ordinate and prioritize a range of tasks, often under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail as well as the ability to step back and see the big picture
  • Ability to identify and anticipate issues, potential risks and to escalate them at the right time

What's on Offer

£60,000 - £70,000

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