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HR Manager - Turkish Speaking

London based Financial focused institution is seeking a well rounded HR professional / HR Manager to manage their HR function within a business of 75+ employees. You will have at least 5 years experience in all HR duties including employee payroll, benefits (healthcare and pension), policies and procedures, recruitment, employee relations, employee training and learning and development of staff. An excellent opportunity get a foot into the prestigious financial services sector.

The Role:

We have an opportunity for a Human Resources Manager to join our team. The Human Resources manager will be responsible for all of the Employee Relations & Learning & Development within the Human Resources department. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has been working on similar projects and understands employment law. You will be required to work on ADHOC projects from time to time and therefore need to be well organised and able to adjust to different workloads. An understanding of time & attendance & payroll as you will be required to do month end.

Key Requirements and Responsibilities will include:

  • To provide an employee relations advisory service to the Board / Executive / Senior Management / Managers on all HR related matters including conduct, performance, grievance procedures, attendance management, and to ensure that such matters are dealt with promptly and fairly and in accordance with legislative requirements, good practice and the firm's internal policies and procedures.

  • Under the general direction of the CEO, develop, implement and monitor the effectiveness of the firms HR policies and procedures ensuring compliance with employment legislation and good practice.

  • To develop, design, deliver and evaluate appropriate specialist employment relations training strategies ensuring needs are identified, integrated into personal and departmental development plans, and that these are implemented and monitored to ensure that the needs have been met in the most cost effective way and are in compliance with policy.

  • Developing policies on issues such as working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management;

  • Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.

  • Liaise with a wide range of organisations involved in areas such as race relations, disability, gender, age, religion and health and safety.

  • Ensure the firm complies with the current Home Office regulations for the employment of overseas staff and the appropriate records keep up to date.

  • Recruiting staff - this includes developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.

  • To provide advice and a range of options on recruitment and selection processes and in line with the firm's Recruitment & Selection policy.

  • Developing HR planning strategies with line managers, which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements in terms of numbers and skill levels by implementing Succession Plan.Planning and sometimes delivering training, including inductions for new staff; analysing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.

  • To monitor and report on levels of sickness absence within the firm and make recommendations regarding resolution if a problem is identified.

  • To administer monthly Payroll with accuracy under the general direction of Financial Controller and maintain records relating all staff. Submit HMRC end of year returns such as P11Ds and P35s.

  • As Health and Safety Representative, manage all matters regarding health and safety within the legislation and procedures of the firm, keep records, and regularly report to Health and Safety Officer.

  • To undertake designated pieces of work as required by the CEO in relation to Human Resources.

  • Staff Private Health Care and Stakeholder Pension arrangement.

  • Managing employee relations casework.

Person Specification

  • Degree Level education

  • Studying towards CIPD or already CIPD qualified (to any level)

  • Fluent Turkish / English speaking

  • Experience within a financial services business would be an advantage but not mandatory.

  • Evidence of commitment to personal development

Experience, Qualities & Attributes

  • Up to date knowledge of employment legislation / UK employment laws

  • Keen to enhance the firms training programs, employee relations and implement learning & development programs - previous experience in this is preferred.

  • Ability to priorities tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Ability to work on own initiative.

  • Able to understand the needs of others

  • Ability to demonstrate good attention to detail

  • Able to interpret legislation and communicate key aspects in a user friendly way

***Compensation on Offer***

Generous starting basic salary on offer (wholly dependent on individuals experience / current level)

After 6 months’ probation period entitled to the below benefits;

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Travel Insurance

  • Dental Care/ Cash Plan

  • Pension

  • Staff Loan

  • Season Ticket Loans

  • Cycle to Work Loan

  • Group Life Assurance Scheme (Automatically enrolled)

  • Group Income Protection Scheme (Automatically enrolled)