This is a unique opportunity to set up the European operation for a Household name in Asian restaurants and food across Asia.
You will join as a stand alone Mandarin Speaking HR Manager in their London offices to assist in setting up the first of many outlets in the UK and Europe.
Our client is a Household name across Asia where they successfully run a large restaurant and retail chain which has had huge success.
Our client is looking for an Mandarin Speaking HR Manager with experience in the Food & Beverages, Retail and /or Leisure Industry to assist the company set up it's first 2 UK outlets.
Your role as the first HR Manager to join our client is to assist them set up and run it's first 2 UK / European outlets. Based in London you will join as an HR Manager with Mandarin speaking skills and will have specific responsibilities for:Ensuring the smooth management of all aspects of human resource, both operationally & strategically
Playing a strategic & analytical role to see the long & short term objectives for the department & overall in line with the company objectives
Working across boundaries and cultures to ensure compliance in HR processes and procedures; review and take responsibility to improve service quality and processes
Working with line HR to align current statutory requirements, process rules and regulations
Playing the role of a business partner and work closely with the line to provide relevant advice pertaining to HR issues and provide support to various key HR initiatives and programmes
Planing & design concepts for improvements to existing HR Management systems to increase the overall efficiency of the dept & company
Developing and implement company-wide human resource strategies and initiatives to achieve higher employee satisfaction, retention and development of talent
Planing manpower, recruitment & selection, budgeting, payroll & performance management
Providing counselling to staff & attend to discipline matter
Supervise, train and develop the HR team
The successful candidate will be based in London and should ideally be an HR Manager with Mandarin speaking skill and experience of working in the Food &Beverages, Retail and or Leisure Industry.
Specific experience that our client is looking for:
Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in a Generalist HR Manager role ideally with experience working in a stand alone position
Candidates with experience working in hospitality, leisure, food & beverages or retail are preferred
Strong knowledge in local UK employment laws/ legislation
Mandarin speaking skills ideally to a level where you are fluent and able to converse with co-workers across Asia.
For the role of Mandarin speaking HR Manager in London - as well as a salary of between £40,000 and £50,000 depending on experience you will:
- Have a chance to be in at the beginning of the launch in Europe of this household brand in Asia
- Have a chance to set up an HR team and grow with the business as it's brand grows in the UK and Europe.