Head of People and Culture / HR Manager - Part Time (25/30hr a week)

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
15 Oct 2021
23 Oct 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Job Title - Head of people and culture (HR)
Salary - GBP40,000 - GBP45,000 (25/30hrs a week Pro-rata)
Location -
Bristol (Hybrid WFH)
Benefits: Free organic fruit. Bike lock ups and showers mean you can build exercise into your working day. They have a calm working space - offices are full of plants, with beautiful gardens to take lunch in on sunny days. Maternity leave support and childcare support Free Parking Location.

Our client are a small, but growing British company, that was established in 1989. They are rooted in ethical and sustainable behaviour as a company operating in the organic and natural sector, worldwide.

The role

In this new role, they are looking to bring skill and expertise into the way they manage people and culture in their company,

You'll need to be able to successfully assess what the business needs to improve their company culture and processes. You'll make appropriate suggestions in a constructive manner, implement the projects, and be able to communicate on the positive impacts.

Part of the role involves one to one mentoring support for some of their line managers, to help support them in their people related challenges and develop their leadership skills. You'll also be well connected and accessible to all other team members, allowing you to understand staff motivations, challenges, and ultimately improve staff engagement.

Alongside this, you'll ensure the smooth running of our HR processes such as payroll and pensions. You'll be involved in supporting the recruitment process for new team members, helping to assess staffing needs and supporting managers to advertise, select and hire new staff.

The role involves overseeing and updating key company documents as required, such as our handbook, the employment contract, hybrid working policies and covid policies.

It's a team of one, so you'll be fully responsible for initiating and implementing these activities. You'll be working closely with the company directors, reporting back on people and culture activities in a monthly meeting.

About you:

You will have a strong HR generalist background with a minimum of level 5 in CIPD qualification or equivalent. An in-depth knowledge of current employment law is important so you can bring best practice to the role.

Your interpersonal skills and excellent communication will help you build trust with team members. You'll be naturally curious, and put listening above talking. You'll be strong at asking the right questions, to help solve the problems that individuals or the organisation faces. This might also mean challenging or influencing senior management from time to time, to present your case in a persuasive way.

Creativity is welcomed in the role, and an open minded approach to try new tactics for engaging the team.

Your initiative and self-driven approach means you can build your own strategy and tasks and deliver on them.