HR Manager

Michael Page Human Resources
City of London, England
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Chemicals, Oil & Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Manager
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Job Details

Working with a global company with a small head office based in central London, this role is a newly created position to support the Global HR Director.

Client Details

Our client is a global oil & gas business based in central London looking for an experienced HR Manager. This role is a newly created opportunity to work closely with the HR Director (also based in London) to support them with all HR related activities. This role is a permanent opportunity with hybrid working options with 3 days minimum expectations to be based in the office.


  • Understand our business to be proactive and support functional executives, leaders, and managers in creating the best place to work
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and consultation regarding leadership and organisational management practices to develop leaders and support alignment with policies and procedures
  • Work closely with a variety of stakeholders to effectively manage concerns and issues raised through investigations, including assisting management with various associate relations issues like counselling, discipline, and performance improvement
  • Review and investigate all assigned associate complaints, concerns, disputes, claims of harassment, discrimination, and complaints of unfair treatment with priority given to the most egregious allegations
  • Facilitate the execution of annual performance and talent planning processes
  • Provide support to associates in various topics such as leaves and accommodations as well as associate concerns through multiple channels of communication (e.g. phone, email, chat, etc.)
  • Support HR management activities, including on-boarding/associate orientation activities, talent reviews, succession planning, etc.
  • Lead the execution of change management plans to encourage associates to embrace new philosophies, technologies, and company initiatives
  • Create strategies to identify and overcome barriers (i.e. facilitating conversations to identify root-cause issues of change blockers and coaching managers on appropriate tactics to mitigate or overcome issues)
  • Be a key contributor to any HR related projects including policy and processes reviews, succession planning and restructure plans


  • Proven HR Generalist experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UK Employment Law
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy is crucial.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy or as part of a team.
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to manage cross-functional relationships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of all Human Resources functional areas
  • CIPD certification preferred
  • Strong prioritisation and organisational skills; solid attention to detail while performing multiple assignments in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with gender pay reporting and reorganisations

Job Offer

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Central London location
  • 3 days in the office, 2 day WFH
  • Attractive salary package
  • Autonomous role
  • Ability to involved in strategic HR projects


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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