HR Team Leader

  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Salary
    £16.41/Hourly
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - HR Administrator
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-194008

I am currently recruiting for an experienced HR Team Leader to join my market leading, highly prestigious global cosmetics client. As a HR Team Leader, you will be joining a fast paced, collaborative & outgoing team, responsible for the ever-growing HR Services Team!


The role will be exciting, autonomous, and varied. Offering you the chance to work with some of the latest technology and a cross function team! You will be responsible for managing the employee life cycle (i.e., recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and firing employees) and administering employee benefits.


Duties and Responsibilities of the HR Team Leader:



  • Delegate daily work tasks of the HR Services Team, ensuring tasks are carried out to a high standard and completed in a timely manner

  • Provide hands on support during peak periods of high work volume

  • Act as escalation point for HR Coordinators, assisting with query resolution

  • Work collaboratively with the payroll, reward and divisional HR teams

  • Plan work tasks of the HR Services Team and provide high quality administrative support in the delivery of HR calendar events such as: annual pay reviews, benefits opt in window and annual intern and apprentice intakes

  • Carrying out regular team meetings and conduct 1:1s


Team Responsibilities



  • Employee Administration Cycle Duties to prepare, distribute and coordinate all aspects of employee administration, from new starters to leavers including current employees: contracts of employment, inputting personal details, payroll changes within the monthly cycle, employee correspondence, leaver letters, severance agreements, reference requests, internal appointment confirmation, probation review process, long service award certificates, leaves correspondence and calculations and other ad-hoc letter requests.

  • Database maintenance: maintain internal filing and database systems: using both electronic files, payroll database (Saphir), employee cv system (CAROL), new starter process (Red Carpet).

  • Benefits Advice: advise employees of eligible benefits including Private Medical, Life Assurance and Pension schemes. Support employees to effectively use the benefits website

  • Family Leave: advise employees on Family Leave policy, regular calls with expectant parents prepare schedules and share with line managers / HRDs, input details into payroll database, collect MAT B1 forms to pass to payroll, track dates in family leave tracker

  • Formal Process Advise: provide process advice and prepare the necessary documentation in, flexible working requests, sickness absence.

  • Support HR calendar events: annual pay reviews, benefits opt in window and annual intern, apprentice and graduate intakes. Working in conjunction with the Talent and Reward teams.

  • Ad-hoc project work: supporting the business by working on projects as an when required.

  • Employee queries: respond to employee email queries in a timely manner.


Essential Skills/Experience required of the HR Team Leader:



  • Strong administration skills with an exceptional eye for detail to ensure 100% accuracy in all output

  • Highly organised, a team player and a great communicator with the ability to deal with varying levels of internal stakeholders in an appropriate manner

  • Proven previous experience of leading a small team within an HR/HR Operations/HR Shared Services function

  • Experience of actively looking for process improvement and questioning the norm

  • Extensive knowledge of different HR systems and databases



What will you receive in return whilst working as a HR Team Leader?



  • A long term contract position until the end of February 2022

  • The opportunity to join the world leading cosmetic brand

  • £16.41 per hour on a PAYE basis

  • Flexibility to work from home or in office as you wish

  • Pension, eye care vouchers and other associate benefits!











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