Talent Manager in London

London, London
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£ 40,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Salary + Annual Bonus & Benefits
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Laura Nixon, Digby Morgan
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job description

A leadin, global Financial Publishing and Technology business is looking for a Talent Manager to join their HR team. This role will have a huge impact on the talent strategy and will be responsible for managing their contractor population, strategy and compliance across their UK business.

This is a permanent opportunity which can be based remotely, so open to applicants across the UK and will offer a high level of autonomy and exposure across this global business.

Role Responsibilities:

- Be the expert on contract terms, working closely with the Legal team to understand
standard terms and acting as the key educator to managers on risk and purpose behind terms.
- Be the UK expert on IR35, Agency Workers Regulation and employment legislation (including
GDPR) and it's implication on the varying contractual types in the UK.
- Manage the UK Contractor population, producing regular and ad hoc reporting as required by
external and internal stakeholders to monitor effectiveness of processes and frameworks.
- Regularly communicate with managers to pro-actively manage actions relating to
contractual end dates and ad hoc queries/projects.
- Take accountability for all contract administration activities, including governing the
maintenance of the contractor database. (Administration support will be provided also)
- Delivering training to managers on the various engagement types and arising regulations.
- Remain up-to-date on regulatory and tax obligations in regards to engagement with contract
- Assist in the development of internal policies, procedures and documentation in relation to
the management of all contractor engagement activities.
- Provide high level HR Generalist support, partnering with HR Leads.

This role would be ideal for someone who has proven experience in managing high volumes of contractors, whether that is in an in-house or agency environment. This person will need to have an expert level of understand of IR35 and its framework to be considered for this position. HR Generalist experience, particularly employee relations, would be highly desirable.

Key Skills and Esperience:

  • Solid understanding of regulatory and tax obligations in relation to engagement of contract (self-employed) workers, including IR35 and Agency Workers Regulations
  • Previous experience of working for an organisation with multiple contract types and requirements
  • A risk based approach to managing contracts
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, simplifying the complex to enable others to make decisions
  • Ability to effectively challenge and assert best practice
  • Proactive in approach with the desire to learn
  • Able to work on own initiative, with a high level of autonomy, manage competing workloads and meet deadlines through appropriate time management
  • Solid experience of working with Excel and managing large data sets, applying formulas and look-up tables

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