HR Manager - Insurance £60K - £65K - City

HR Manager - City, London

Ref: 69Wednesday 12 January 2022

Overall responsibilities:

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will deliver, review and update an effective and efficient HR service.  You will offer a generalist service to employees and managers of all levels, reviewing and advising on HR policies and procedures, employment legislation and best practice. You will advise on and support recruitment activity, deal with all employee relations matters, training and performance. You will ensure that the Company complies with all legal and FCA requirements.


Duties include:

  • Apply HR and business knowledge evidencing appropriate decision making skills.
  • Work in close partnership with senior management to review and update HR strategy.

  • Manage complex employee relations casework including dispute resolutions, disciplinaries, grievances, absence, retirement and redundancy.

  • Advise on compliance and risk management issues.
  • Arrange and implement the annual learning and development plan.
  • Provide first line advice on current and existing benefits for employees and managers.
  • Administer payroll and payroll records and keep accounts appraised of any changes.
  • Work with appropriate parties on reward strategy.
  • Provide advice on recruitment and selection strategies.
  • Support the recruitment process – this may include writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions and application forms etc.
  • Carry out new starter inductions.
  • Manage talent and succession planning.
  • Drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals.
  • Continuously monitor and review HR policies and processes and implement changes where necessary.
  • Keep the HR system up-to-date and arrange management reports as required.
  • Gather and evaluate market data to measure the organisation’s competitiveness for salary reviews, compensation and benefits packages.
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation.
  • Support change management processes.
  • Challenge organisational structure and actively design improvements.



  • Proven HR generalist experience including the ability to work at both strategic and operational levels
  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of UK employment legislation
  • Experience in insurance industry, preferably London Market