Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by Dentsu Aegis London Ltd
As a member of the People team at Dentsu Aegis Network North, you will share responsibility for delivering our organisational aims for our culture. We are a small team, passionate about people, who look after around 700 people in 7 brands. Mainly based in Manchester, we also look after offices in Edinburgh, Leeds and Newcastle.
In this pivotal role you will lead the team that is the first point of contact and advice for most individuals and people managers, so will be an important influence on our business operations and culture.
Support the delivery of the HR/People strategy, taking ownership of driving key objectives.
Support individual people managers across all sites, providing guidance and coaching to develop their judgement and communication skills when it comes to managing others.
Manage a junior team to respond to and handle a range of enquiries and activities, working collaboratively with recruitment and payroll managers.
Quality controls the delivery of all HR administration, ensuring quality, user experience and continuous improvement.
Support and work with other Managers in the team who look after Learning, Recruitment and Payroll.
Maintain an understanding of developments in employment related legislation and apply them to maintain compliance in company policies, guidance and practice.
Proactively develop an understanding of the network and the wider industry to inform your thinking and guidance on staff attraction, development and engagement.
Develop team capability and processes to deliver confidence-inspiring quality control and service.
Provision of accurate Management Information relating to people.
The Ideal Candidate
- A capable people manager, both to manage a junior team, and to empathise and give guidance to other people managers
- Good understanding of HR legal requirements and administrative good practice
- Employment law knowledge to a level that can support a variety of cases including restructuring and complex performance and capability cases
- Able to cope with a varied workload, with highly organised approach and calm under pressure
- Proven discretion, tact and compliance in the way sensitive information is handled.
- Demonstrates integrity, pragmatism, and a solutions-focus in decision making.
- Proven focus on standards and continuous improvement
- Experience operating and taking decisions independently
In addition to a competitive salary we are committed to creating a great environment for all our people. We offer everything you would expect from a large company - like 25 days' holiday - and a few additions, like the opportunity to buy more holiday, flex your working hours and take 2 paid volunteering days each year to support charitable causes.
We also provide pension contributions, life assurance, free eye tests, season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, and a whole host of great local and national discounts from leading retailers that you'll have access to as an employee.
You will also have access to Dentsu Aegis' training and development programmes, and you'll get to work closely with the world's biggest media partners to access exclusive features and products.
Most importantly, you'll be part of a fun and collaborative team and you'll work in an environment where you are supported, pushed and developed.
About The Company
When you join Dentsu Aegis Network you're becoming part of a 40,000-strong team. A team with diverse talents in media, creative content and technology. And one with a shared ambition: to innovate the way brands are built.
Our collaborative and agile ways of working means you'll develop versatile skills and be exposed to new and exciting thinking. Combine that with a pioneering spirit aimed at making a positive impact on brands, society and each other - and you'll soon realise why we're at the forefront of the digital economy.
Together we make our mark. Together we embrace the true potential of disruption. And together - across 145 countries - we help our clients win in a changing world. If you want to belong to a one global network where opportunities are limitless - we look forward to welcoming you.
Diversity & Inclusion
We value the strength diversity brings to our business and are working hard to build a more inclusive workplace through partnerships with Stonewall, Business Disability Forum and Business in the Community's race and gender equality campaigns. We are happy to discuss all flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles - we can't promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly.
If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.
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