HR Manager

Location Exeter
Discipline: HR, Office Support
Job type: Permanent: Full Time
Salary: Up to £40k
Contact name: Nuala Edgar

Contact email: careers@sarahwest.co.uk
Job ref: VR/137
Published: 10 days ago

Exeter / Hybrid

Up to £40k

We are looking for an HR Manager to join this fast growing and forward-thinking business.

Our clients’ aim is to secure and unlock funding for innovative organisations that are motivated to drive business, people and the world forwards.

They have created a team of dedicated and knowledgeable staff that understand what it takes to be successful within their industry. They are the experts in guiding, advising, and supporting their clients throughout the journey.

You will receive a salary of up to £40k, with a flexible approach to working, including Hybrid, and some flexibility around working hours. As a company, they very much value work life balance.
You will be surrounded by supportive team members, who like a team social!

As the HR Manager, you will be someone with a passion for supporting people, and bring fresh ideas for how to get the best out of a great team. This is a new role for the company, and they are looking for someone who has experience in managing company compliance/best-practice, and has a mind for supporting employee development, and a positive culture. This role will be key for continued growth plans, advising the senior team and being integral to staff attraction and retention.

This is a great chance to take on a role that you can truly make your own.


You will be responsible for the following;

  • Ensure company compliance with statutory regulations, legislation, professional codes of practice and adherence to policy

  • Provide professional HR services to the team, including advice and support as required

  • Own the company’s performance review process and development of professional development plans - ensuring continuous development is maintained to the required standards

  • Keep up to date with current and emerging legislation, best practice and policy to ensure continuous compliance, development and improvement

  • Line management responsibility for our Training Coordinator

  • Support company recruitment, potentially including sourcing candidates, arranging interviews, supporting managers during the interview process

  • Promote a culture that is supportive of the purpose, aims and values of the company, and to take reasonable steps to maintain good employee relations

  • Act as a champion of the People function, aiding all aspects of the organisation through advising, educating, and supporting knowledge transfer to enable the organisation to maximise performance.

  • Develop and manage policies and contribute to the company’s strategic plan by developing initiatives alongside the senior team

We are keen to secure a candidate who has initiative, drive and determination to get the job done, with the ability and confidence to hit the ground running. You will have excellent relationship building skills and experience in dealing with people processes.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for Learning and Development approaches and be comfortable working at pace to support Managers in delivering employee development.

You will be joining a company that has been established for over ten years, and is rapidly growing.

If you are an HR Professional, with an interest in Learning and Development, then this could be your next challenge.

If you are interested in the above role, or any other opportunities that Sarah West have, please send your CV to careers@sarahwest.co.uk or call Nuala on 01392 873813.