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Senior HR Manager / HR Business Partner

£50,000 – £60,000
Full Time
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Job Description


The HudsonBec Group exists to enable creativity to thrive. The group supports a series of beautifully structured companies that share a purpose, a set of values, a studio space and above all, a belief in the power of creativity. The HudsonBec Group is made up of; It’s Nice That, Anyways Creative, Creative Lives in Progress & If You Could Jobs.

We are looking for a Senior HR Manager/HR Business Partner who will be responsible for the entire employee lifecycle of our 50 (and growing) employees across all 4 businesses. This is a generalist HR role and will be responsible for; Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent & Recruitment, Rewards & Benefits and HR Operations. Whilst this is a stand alone HR role, you will have dedicated resource and support on HR administrative tasks from the Team Assistant.

This is a great opportunity for a HR Generalist to lead the HR function in a group of creative businesses full of incredible talent!


  • Reporting directly to the Co-CEO and part of the Senior Leadership team, you will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing the HR strategy for the group across 4 key areas; Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent & Recruitment, Rewards & Benefits
  • Oversee everything HR with responsibility for 50+ employees
  • Lead on and off-boarding processes for all staff
  • Build great relationships with employees and managers, providing advice, support and coaching
  • Develop and manage benefits and rewards packages including annual pay reviews and salary benchmarking
  • Work closely with HBGs Diversity, Equity & Inclusion teams to ensure DEI at HBG is always moving forwards
  • Set HR targets and report to leadership team on a quarterly basis
  • Develop and manage appraisal and development processes for all staff
  • Identify training needs and develop engaging learning plans for all
  • Manage employee relations including performance issues, grievances and disciplinaries
  • Keep up to date with current UK employment law, implementing necessary changes when needed
  • Lead internal staff satisfaction surveys to identify new opportunities and key challenges
  • Maintain and develop HBG policies
  • Work with Business Leads and Directors on workforce planning, identifying gaps and working on succession plans
  • Lead recruitment processes, ensuring fair and best practise, working closely with hiring managers to provide coaching and support where needed
  • Develop and manage HR systems and softwares
  • Manage monthly payroll and pension systems
  • Build annual HR financial budgets
  • Line manage the HBG Studio Manager and work together to create a creative and productive studio environment


  • At least 5 years experience working in an HR generalist role
  • Experience working within the creative industry
  • Pro-active and uses initiative to take full responsibility of the HR function
  • Comfortable working in a very fast paced environment
  • Comfortable working across multiple businesses
  • Sound knowledge of UK employment law
  • Empathetic, open and approachable, you're a brilliant listener who offers great advice


  • Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 depending on experience
  • Reporting into: Co-CEO
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am — 5pm (flexible hours between 8am – 7pm)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Kingsway, Holborn
 (Hybrid working between our central London Studio and home)

Key dates

  • Applications close: 9am, 30th May 2022
  • Ideal start date: Early/Mid July 2022