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HR Manager – Business Services

Leigh Day is urgently seeking to appoint a HR Manager for our Manchester office. This is a new role and an excellent opportunity to take on a busy role that will need someone able to roll up their sleeves and deal with a wide range of HR issues.

Key tasks and responsibilities;

• Preparing and updating job descriptions, adverts, longlists and working with the recruitment team in London to ensure jobs are posted to the website, intranet and job boards.
• Assisting with interviews.
• Building effective relationships with recruitment agencies in Manchester.
• Working on firm-wide recruitment initiatives, graduate recruitment, summer work placement and brand building exercises with schools/universities.

• Delivering induction sessions for new joiners to the Manchester Office.
• Responding to HR queries for Manchester staff.
• Ensuring new starters, leavers, probations and expiry of fixed term contracts within the Manchester Office are managed appropriately in accordance with firm processes.
• Undertaking exit interviews and reporting any issues of concern to the HR Manager Operations and HR Director.
• Ensuring any Manchester payroll items are sent to the HR Manager in London every month.

To be successful you must have; 
• Sound HR knowledge and experience covering operations and recruitment.
• Pragmatic approach to solving problems.
• Ability to establish trust and build relationships at all levels.
• Previous experience of working in a law firm is preferred or a similar professional services environment (e.g. accountancy, management consultancy).

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Manchester. Part time hours may be possible.

Download the full job description for the HR Manager, Manchester post.
Application Process:
To apply, please return the documents listed below to jobs@leighday.co.uk by Sunday 8 July 2018.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents may result in your application not being considered.
Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.