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HR Manager - Oxford or Bristol

Oakleaf Partnership
Bristol, England
£55000 - £58000 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Generalist, HR (General)

Job Details

HR Manager

  • 12-month FTC
  • £55,000
  • Bristol
  • Start date April 2024

Oakleaf Partnership has partnered with a large, national professional services organisation who are looking to bring on board a HR Manager based in either Oxford or Bristol. You will need to travel to each office depending on which one you are based at.

As a HR Manager you will provide HR support to 2 offices, you will be delivering HR support and advice to partners and managers as well as employees, you will build strong and effective relationships and as the first point of contact for these offices be involved in the day to day operational aspects of HR. You will also have responsibility to support and lead on various HR projects.

This contract will cover maternity and will commence in April 2024


  • Working closely with managers you'll provide operational HR guidance across three locations.
  • You will provide advice and support to managers on employee relations issues such as performance, disciplinary, grievance, and absence.
  • You will use data and insight to drive the people agenda and to influence decision-making
  • You will support various firmwide initiatives such as check-in conversations, well-being, IIP, Graduate recruitment and planning and L&D within your locations
  • You will work with colleagues concerning recruitment and lead on graduate recruitment within your locations ensuring we attract the best talent and that capability is being developed
  • You will work closely with the graduate team about talent pipelines
  • Working with managers and heads of departments about succession planning
  • You will conduct exit interviews with leavers within your locations seeking feedback to understand any issues or trends, and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Keeping up-to-date with pay and benefit trends within your locations and the legal sector and highlighting any trends and issues where appropriate.
  • Managing wellbeing issues and supporting employees and managers as appropriate
  • Ad hoc project work

Required experience:

  • An experienced generalist HR professional, ideally within the legal sector or from a professional services environment
  • Enthusiasm and ability to get stuck in and to take the lead when managers lack experience or capability.
  • Ability to offer pragmatic and commercial advice.
  • Ability to consider big-picture implications when offering advice and support at location level

Ready to apply?

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link below. If you have any questions regarding this role, don't hesitate to get in touch with Rebecca -


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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