Interim HR Manager - Publishing

Job Title: Interim HR Manager - Publishing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH55188
Contact Name: Emma Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2016 11:25

Job Description

Are you looking for the next challenge in your HR career? Can you play a key role business partnering within a publishing environment?

Handle are working with this well-known publishing business to find them an interim HR Manager to on a 9 month ftc basis. Partnering with c250 employees, this is a broad generalist role covering a maternity leave. Really varied remit, key parts of your role will include:

  • quickly developing credible relationships with key stakeholders
  • overseeing recruitment, onboarding, and leaver activities
  • managing talent and employee development in coordination with the broader HR team
  • ensuring compensation and benefits are administered and promoted effectively
  • supporting the development of positive working relationships, providing appropriate support and advice
  • undertaking specific HR projects throughout the year in support of group HR strategy
  • managing employee relations cases as they arise
  • line management of an HR Advisor

To do a great job in this role, you'll need to be a confident and experienced Senior HR Advisor or HR Manager, ideally with previous management experience. You'll embrace a challenge and will be comfortable using initiative to make decisions or judgement calls.

You will have proven influencing and communication skills and a track record of developing positive, effective working relationships, with the ability to flex your style to meet the needs of different teams. Pro-active and a team player, you will also be comfortable operating with a level of ambiguity, and have a real passion for books!

Dual location role between Ealing and Pimlico.

If this sounds like the role for you please get in touch via application!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.