Senior HR Generalist

Posted 04 April 2024
Salary Up to £50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR & Executive Support
Contact NameSarah Baker

Job description

Senior HR Generalist

Hybrid working (4 days in the London office 1 day at home)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior HR Generalist to join our busy and growing team within the financial services industry.

Role Description

Reporting to the HR Director, the Senior HR Generalist will be responsible for managing the ER caseload from start to finish, implementing and maintaining HR policies, managing HR projects, ensuring compliance with employment law and providing HR guidance to managers.

As part of the HR Operations Team, the Senior HR Generalist is pivotal in supporting the Organisation's HR function. Responsible for providing expert advice and guidance on a range of HR and employee relations matters, this role supports the alignment with organisation policies, legal requirements and employment best practice.


Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for employees and line managers on all Human Resource queries and supporting the Director of HR on all day-to-day operational HR duties.
  • Provide in-house HR advice and support, ensuring that all company policies and processes are consistently applied and that all HR queries are dealt with promptly and reliably.
  • Managing & supporting managers with ER matters from beginning to end with matters such grievance, disciplinaries and escalation to Director of HR when necessary.
  • Conducting exit interviews and identifying key trends
  • Coordinating the appointment process for successful applicants
  • Collaborate with HR colleagues to support a 'one team' approach to ensure we maintain continuously improvement within the team and business.
  • Supporting cases of maternity and paternity leave, flexible working queries and other practices
  • Supporting the team with relevant training as and when necessary
  • Providing monthly reports and assisting with various HR projects
  • Overseeing and monitoring staff performance, career development and appraisal processes
  • Responsibility for all Personnel Files including auditing the files, electronic filing, and adhering to the internal audit process, DPR & Data Protection regulations.
  • Identifying, sourcing, and booking training courses both from internal and external providers.
  • Must be able to exercise judgment and independently take appropriate action within defined HR Policies and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience operating as a Generalist working across all aspects of HR including learning and development, resourcing, employee relations, remuneration and benefits.
  • Strong ER background and excellent employment law knowledge
  • Experience of ER case management from start to finish.
  • Ideally you will have experience of working in a small - medium sized organisation and experience of working within a professional body or similar institution may be an advantage.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of good practice and emerging trends in the field of HR.
  • Experience supporting the implementation of change initiatives, ideally within a rapidly growing or evolving business setting.

If you are actively seeking your next career challenge, keen to join a diverse, exciting team, or want to grow your career within an industry leader, we welcome you to get in touch or apply!