Human Resources Manager

Location: London Salary: Competitive Closing Date: 12th December 2017
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Penna are looking for an innovative and resourceful HR manager/adviser to support the leadership team deliver on a range of HR, people and engagement projects including business briefings, conferences, training and development events, engagement activities and people and HR related communications projects.

You will be responsible for ensuring all people, engagement and HR duties are consistently delivered to a high standard and in the culture and style of the business. To deliver this you will regularly liaise and work with our shared service HR centre and our expert team in Adecco HR who support on Employee Relations, Learning and Development and Reward.

You will be involved in projects associated with all key people and engagement programmes including supporting managers with hiring, development, performance, engagement and motivation of their people. You will be an ambassador of our values and culture and bring ideas as well as much needed support to the leadership team in ensuring we are a great place to work.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to establish themselves in a broad range HR role. Experience in managing people/HR related role is essential, although if you have studied HR or as a manager gained good insight into people related subjects or worked in a highly people oriented environment, where how you do things as well as what you do matter that could be as relevant . You will however need good administrative, organisation, IT and communication skills. You’ll love being busy and thrive on diversity of work and workforce as you’ll be a team of one in HR in the business – and be expected to cover a wide range of emerging people related issues.

Key Responsibilities

Management Information


Learning and Development


Engagement Programme






Advice and Guidance




Previous Experience

·       Recruitment experience is an advantage – as would be an understanding of recruitment processes from taking initial briefs to placement and candidate management.

·       Customer engagement/service skills would be helpful.

·       CIPD membership would be desirable.


Reward Structure and Key Measures

Key Relationships:


Nature of relationship

HR Business Partner

Support with related HR matters

HR Team

Act as interface between Penna and Adecco shared services

Corporate Team

Working collaboratively to provide all HR information on corporate activities and initiatives

Business Heads

Provide admin support and advice on all HR related issues

Penna People/Associates

Prepare all relevant paperwork for employees and Associates and provide advice and guidance as required

Payroll Providers (External)

Manage all administration in relation to the monthly payroll


Personal Attributes, Skills, Knowledge, and Experience


Penna Behaviours

All employees within Penna must demonstrate behaviours consistent with the corporate values; Accountable, Supportive, Collaborative and Inspiring as listed below.



Does what they say they will do

·       Builds open, honest and realistic relationships with customers and colleagues

·       Reliable and acts with integrity

·       Determined and passionate about delivery the best

·       Accountable



Creates an environment where people can give of their best

·       Seeks to understand the needs and concerns of others

·       Creates a learning environment

·       Seeks feedback from other in order to learn and develop

·       Inspires others to achieve their goals



Works as part of one team

·       Pulls together to put the customer first

·       Support colleagues without waiting to be asked

·       Helps others succeed and celebrate their success

·       Actively looks to break down barriers and finds ways to work together



Creates new possibilities

·       Comes to work to make a difference, sets high goals and gives 100% personal energy

·       Believes in what we do and demonstrates this through actions

·       Regularly challenges thinking and is open to new ideas and ways of working

·       Has ambition and confidence to do thinks in new ways and to create and deliver inspirational solutions


 If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role please email