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HR Generalist - Contract - Remotely based

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HR Generalist - Online Education Client - Contract opening

Remotely based (applicants must be based in the UK)

£350-400pd via an umbrella company (client PSL)

6 months intially (view to extend)

Interviews next week! ASAP start (please do not apply if you have a notice period of 2+ weeks, those immediately available will be preferred)


  • 6-7 years' experience within an HR Generalist Role
  • Strong track record and knowledge of all UK HR legislation including TUPE process.
  • Good knowledge of ER
  • Any sector background, history of successful contracts
  • UK knowledge (global or outside UK not relevant to this role
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop relationships and communicate with staff at all levels of an organization.
  • Great attention to detail, ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with equality of opportunity for everyone.


The HR generalist will be report to the VP HR Workforce Skills and be responsible for manpower planning, performance and absence management, career planning, succession planning, translation of policies and strategies. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of UK Labour laws and be confident to manage employees' queries in accordance with their employment contract. The role is responsible to incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles in everything we do.

Key Accountabilities include:

HR Generalist Responsibilities

- responsible for all aspects of human resources work in areas including payroll, benefits, compensation, employee relations, labour relations, organization development, change management, and personnel management. Must have a strong working knowledge of TUPE processes.

Annual Salary Reviews / Off cycle Salary Reviews / Bonus Plan Administration

Support the HRBP with the reward data readiness exercise, ensuring all employee information is accurate and updated in the HR Fusion systems

Run reward data reports to quality check employee data, salary information, grades, bonus details, etc. and complete ASR/bonus payment validation exercise

Help/ Post any related promotions / contractual changes within MYHR for the shared service team to create letters

Provide related support in terms of data analysis, Fusion process to the Line Manager

Employee Relations

Operating with discretion and judgement, individual will provide primary support and lead on employee relations and compliance issues as they arise

Address employee requests and potential issues (e.g. grievances)

Attend grievance meetings as required/ proxy the HRBP if required

Work closely with the business to deliver/close any PIP, disciplinary cases

Consult with staff and managers regarding employee relations issues and initiate action plans to address and resolve issues

Coach and advise staff and managers on matters regarding conflict resolution, relationship building, and effective communication

Coordinate with legal counsel and business boards as needed in regard to employment-related legal matters and policies

Assist managers with the preparation of performance assessments; Following performance assessment program including dissemination of communications, coordinating with training team on staff and manager trainings and resources, and 100% completion rate with HRBP Manager.

Assist with and advise managers on disciplinary action procedures, coaching, counselling, and documentation

Workforce Planning and Op Planning

Support HRBP and business leaders with staffing and promotion needs during the annual budgeting process

Support HRBP to collate/ update employee data for budgeting purposes

Work with HRBP and provide inputs to Finance for hiring forecast for next year during the Op Planning exercise

Employee Engagement

Relationship Management with HR Shared Service