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Human Resources Manager

Full Time

Q5 are an award-winning global Mananagement Consultancy.  We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager to join our team following a period of growth and internal promotion.

With a vibrant employee-led culture, and a strong commitment to giving back, you will be part of a wider, diverse and motivated community, investing heavily in its people to ensure everyone enjoys a continuous learning environment.

You will be working within the HR/People team and supporting on fit-for-purpose HR processes, policies and practice, and working within the broader team to help foster a high-performing, inclusive environment where difference is embraced, and individuals can flourish.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing full HR support service to staff regarding routine HR queries relating to systems, company policies and procedures, best practice and legislative requirements
  • Monitoring, reviewing and developing HR policies and processes
  • Coordinating the performance management process
  • Line managing our HR Coordinator
  • Overseeing the efficient and accurate onboarding process of all new joiners; reviewing all employment contracts, pre-employment checks, conducting company and HR inductions working with the HR Coordinator
  • Overseeing with the HR Coordinator the running of the new joiner process, and ensuring probation reviews are conducted on time
  • Managing the performance management sessions and process 
  • Working with the HR Director to think about employee engagement with activities including wellbeing, mental health awareness and social events
  • Managing employee engagement reporting
  • Organising information / registering and entering Great Places to Work
  • Working with HR Coordinator to ensure Finance team are communicated with effectively and up to date with any payroll changes
  • Working with the HR Director to ensure that the end of year process runs smoothly and managing the letter process


To be successful in your application, you will have significant demonstrable experience as a Human Resources Manager, to include experience in the above mentioned areas.  You will have a solid understanding of UK Employment Law. An understanding of US ways of working and managing Human Resources from a US perspective would be fantastic, but not required! Ideally you will have experience working within a Professional Services organisation and a minimum CIPD Level 5 qualification is desirable, but not essential.  You will have strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint and ideally Microsoft office including SharePoint and Teams.


You will have excellent attention to detail, be self-motivated, possess the ability to work autonomously and have great business writing and communication skills.  You will be an independent and proactive worker, a forward thinker / planner and a confident communicator with good interpersonal and influencing skills and a friendly, enthusiastic manner.  You will be able to work flexibly under pressure, with a proven track record to deliver against simultaneous objectives and have a strong sense and ability to view issues objectively.  You will be able to multitask with multiple complex issues, have high emotional intelligence and excellent critical thinking skills.


You will be rewarded with a market-leading benefits package including enhanced annual leave and pension scheme.  Along with this package, there is also an in-house training program to upskill all employees which is further supported by broader training such as mental health training and a budget to encourage employees to gain relevant further qualifications.


This role will initially require more attendance in person at the office whilst you meet the team and build up relationships, but longer term, this is a hybrid role requiring attendance in the office circa 2-3 days per week depending on diary/personal requirements.


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Building greater diversity and inclusion in our workforce and culture underpins all our values at Q5. To be true to our values we want to create an inclusive environment that celebrates the visible and invisible diversity of all people. Having truly diverse teams that reflect the communities we operate in can help deliver the best outcomes for our clients and whilst giving everyone the opportunity to bring their best selves to work.

This form has been designed to assess the representation within our candidate pool. We have a desire to ensure our workplace is accommodating of all people from all backgrounds – your answers will help us understand our current reach and continuously look at ways to improving our working environment. All questions give you the option not to answer (‘prefer not to say’).

Data will be treated in strictest confidence – this form is anonymous and NOT in any way attributable to your application. None of the recruiting team, or any of your interviewers will see any of your responses.

If you have any questions or if we can support you in any way throughout the interview process, please feel free to ask the recruitment professional you are progressing with.

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