HR Operations Manager
12 months fixed term contract
We’re looking for an experienced HR professional with expert knowledge of HR systems, policies, processes and procedures and an appreciation of how good operations management helps an organisation to realise its potential to join us.
The UK has a housing problem. This affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution. You could be too. One of the UK’s leading housing associations, Catalyst is here to make a purposeful difference by providing housing solutions for those who can’t afford a home without our help. We offer a wide range of homes, for rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.
We're at a particularly exciting point in our story, having recently merged with another large housing association, Aldwyck. The merger makes us stronger and more able to deliver our social purpose - in every part of our organisation. We’re always seeking to do better. If you are too, read on.
You will lead the delivery of a first class HR operations service to the business, ensuring that managers and colleagues receive an excellent experience at every stage of the employment lifecycle, and that all HR regulatory and compliance requirements are met. You will work in close partnership with colleagues across the People and Culture function to ensure a seamless and customer focused approach where HR processes effectively deliver business needs.
In addition, you will manage and oversee the annual pay review process including facilitating the benchmarking process, managing the stakeholder pension scheme, along with our employee benefits portfolio and budget. You will maintain the annual HR and legislative changes calendar make appropriate changes and recommendations and keep the wider people team informed of any legislative changes – including HRMC/tax and payroll regulatory requirements. You will provide timely and appropriate advice, guidance and information to managers and colleagues.
You’re a stickler for organisation – nothing gets past you and you love creating order! This goes hand in hand with the ability to confidently manage competing priorities, remain cheerful and calm under pressure and respond to the dynamic demands of a business that is going through a wide-scale business and cultural transformation. You are passionate about delivering excellent customer experience every time, by being easy, reliable and empathetic in the way you deal with customers and colleagues. You will also need experience of overseeing payroll with a strong understanding of payroll and pensions processes and requirements.
We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest a lot of time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our success. If you’d like to join us, and help make a real difference, please get in touch.
The role is subject to a basic DBS check and will cover 3 days at our Ealing office (W5 2AU) and 2 days at our Houghton Regis office (LU5 5UZ).
Please note that if we receive sufficient applications this campaign may close before the closing date.
Please note completed pre-employment forms must be included in order for your application to be processed.
Closing date: 4th September 2019.