We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company. Relationship building Build partnerships with the management team in each office to become a trusted advisor on employee relations including performance evaluation and training, and recruitment Form and maintain strong relationships with the wider stakeholders; be a primary point of contact and provide sound advice and guidance for all SE enquiries Communicate and knowledge share with the global HR team, ensuring consistency of activity. Employee relations Provide an effective and dedicated HR advisory service on employee relations matters Provide coaching and support to line managers in managing all employee relations issues, taking into account policies, law, best practice and precedent Update on any new and applicable employment laws and update policies/procedures as relevant. Recruitment Manage the full recruitment cycle from active sourcing and interviewing through to offer Support the hiring managers in defining recruitment needs and create job descriptions Use professional networking channels, e.g. LinkedIn, to source potential candidates and develop/expand your own network for recommendations. Manage the professional development programs (appraisal program, personal development plans, secondment requests, international moves/experiences, etc) Work on programs and initiatives to drive greater employee engagement, e.g. team building activities, community service programs, etc. Recommend and implement a training programme for the region, based on a training needs analysis; take feedback to ensure effectiveness and introducing changes where necessary. Payroll and benefits Manage the payroll process with the support of a payroll provider Manage the administration and communication of all benefits Review salary levels and benefits, benchmarking against the industry and competitors and recommend adjustments/improvements. Systems and administration Manage the communication of changes to terms and conditions of employment Responsible for the maintenance of the Employee Handbooks. Team management Dotted line management of the Operations and Finance Assistant. Reporting and analysis Compile regular and ad-hoc reports/analysis as required; analyse exit interview feedback and provide recommendations for improvement. General Be a cultural ambassador for the region: promoting initiatives, using all social media channels to showcase HR activity and upcoming projects Regularly attend LEWIS training sessions and pitch rehearsals to enhance skills and develop knowledge of the business and an understanding of PR and digital marketing. Strong HR generalist skill set – ideal if gained within an international company which is fast moving, dynamic and creative e.g. PR, advertising, marketing, broadcast Experience of dealing with senior management and of influencing and guiding their decisions Several years’ experience of managing a wide variety of employee relations issues Sound knowledge, understanding and practical application of employment law Experience in/enthusiasm for recruiting, especially active sourcing; proficiency on social media Experience of managing all aspects of payroll and understanding of payroll compliance Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills Collaborative self-starter with initiative, who is goal driven; able to provide solutions Well organised; ability to prioritise; attention to detail; a pragmatic approach Energetic, confident, charismatic - a credible team player Degree in business administration, HR and/or corresponding experience in HR management.