HR Director / Manager

We’re pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a HR Director / Manager to join our successful and growing business. Please see the full job description below…


Job Role: Human Resources Director / Senior Manager.

Experienced qualified HR Manager/Director required to help lead the rapidly growing SKS Group.  SKS Business Services Limited, a £18 m turnover practice with approx. 166 staff and around 25 offices in the UK with head office based in Richmond, London. 

Reports to: CEO

Job location: Candidate will be based in Richmond with occasional travel to other offices

SKS Group Human Resources Director/Senior Manager:

Maintain and enhance the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programmes, and practices.

HR director responsibilities:

Working closely with SKS Executive Team:

  • Developing and implementing HR initiatives in line with organisational objectives.
  • Leading the organisation’s HR, including talent acquisition, learning and development, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, talent management HR information systems (HRIS) and financial planning of the department.
  • Run the quarterly performance appraisal process across the group.  Record actions and assist the directors in the follow-up.
  • Help in recruitment as and when necessary.  Help with onboarding new employees.
  • Accountable for the performance of the HR function, as well as providing strategic counsel on all people matters
  • Manage restructuring and TUPEs
  • Contributing to long-term goals around business and people development, including succession planning and c-suite talent acquisition
  • Developing company wellbeing, health and counselling policies
  • Leading the analysis of employee feedback and data, with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture
  • Creating and managing the HR department’s annual budget
  • Taking oversight of the company’s culture

Also on a more detailed level:

  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Ensure all Employment contracts are up to date compliant with the latest regulations and that templates are consistent across the group. 
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records.
  • Ensure Staff Handbook is regularly updated and utilised across the group.
  • Hear and resolve employee grievances, in association with senior management.
  • With the help of HRIS, monitor staff leave and sickness.
  • Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.

Benefits: Healthcare, Discount scheme

Working hours per week: 37.5 hours

Salary:  Negotiable based upon experience.