HR Manager

England, Surrey, Epsom
Gym, Bonus, Excellent Pension
09 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
JN -012019-45374
Sophie Cload
HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Manager - Europe & Africa Region (EAR)

I am currently recruiting for a HR Manager to manage my Client's Europe & Africa Region (EAR). This role is a 12 month FTC covering maternity leave for a global financial services company, and will involve travel to Europe.

Job Summary - To provide a high quality and professional HR support service to locations across the Europe & Africa Region (EAR). Provide specialist advice to senior levels, coordinates and deliver projects and manage small teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain good working relationships with all Europe & Africa Region offices
  • Provide support and guidance to other EAR HR team members and other HR representatives across EAR as required
  • As part of the Regional Project Team, support new country development by setting up new locations including contracts of employment, benefit structures, recruitment etc.
  • Support CEOs with international recruitment including participation in interviews
  • Global mobility, management of expatriate assignments including contracts, tax, immigration, compensation and benefits
  • In conjunction with the GM - HR and Training, EAR develop and maintain Regional policies and procedures ensuring that follow best practice and compliance with legal requirements
  • Manage the annual salary review and bonus payment process
  • Management of the European Employee Satisfaction Survey, liaising with internal and external parties, ensuring deadlines are met and action plans created and implemented within the Region providing support as required
  • Support the CEOs when required, for example, introduction/change of benefit structure, development of location, headcount increases etc.
  • Support the rollout of Global and European initiatives
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects

Travel is an essential part of this role, usually for one or two days but could occasionally be up to a week subject to requirements.

Skills and Experience


  • Working across different locations and cultures
  • Working accurately to tight deadlines is a key requisite for the role
  • Experience of working with all levels including senior executives
  • Recruitment at senior level, competency based interviews
  • Involvement in appraisal management
  • Salary and bonus reviews
  • Policy creation and development
  • Global mobility - contracts, tax, immigration
  • Experience in coaching and guiding other team members


  • New country development
  • Experience working in a Japanese company
  • Ability to speak other languages, (in addition to English)
  • Experience of using HR Systems
  • Psychometric test administration and interpretation
  • Assessment Centres for recruitment
  • Management of employee engagement surveys

Please apply or call Sophie Cload on 01737222536 for more information.

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