London - London HR Manager

      We embrace, we create, we innovate; The Standard never stands still. Be part of our unconventional, bold, irreverent, evolved and personal takeover of London. The Standard London, our first international property set to open in 2019 will create a unique symbiosis of City and brand where our people are hosts to a world that is uniquely London,yet anything but standard….

      At the heart of our hotels are of course our people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. We are now seeking a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of The Standard, London to join our team as a HR Manager.

      Your role

      As a HR Manager at The Standard, London you will work as part of a wider HR team and support the Director of HR in providing a generalist HR service to over 450 employees.

      The primary focus of the HR team is to partner with our department managers and provide support, coaching and guidance across a range of HR areas to facilitate the effective people management of their teams. There are of course several areas where you will be more actively involved in operational HR activities including the provision of a full end to end recruitment service for the hotel; more specifically the development of employee attraction strategies in order to secure top quality candidates, conducting interviews for senior positions, contracting and onboarding.

      You will also manage ER issues providing advice and guidance to line managers, whilst maintaining an unbiased yet pragmatic business approach to ensure we maintain legal integrity. There will of course be many other aspects to your role including various HR and Recruitment projects that you will have the opportunity to manage as we work through our opening timelines. Once the hotel is open you will look towards the longer-term development and engagement of our employees to continually inspire them and deliver a truly bespoke HR service experience, that is anything but Standard! so you will need to be highly social, upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a high volume, high energy environment and can manage both employees and guest with ease.

      Do you have what it takes to be a HR Manager at The Standard?

      While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

      While prior experience as a HR Manager is always useful all are welcome at the Standard; you will have however an uncompromised and natural flair for HR and be able to build genuine relationships with our employees that enable us to not only preempt needs but foresee desires. In addition to this you will also need….

      • A proven track record in a similar HR Manager or Advisor role with the ability to inspire and motivate a team, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’, destination restaurant or boutique hotel sector
      • Highly motivated and pro-active; able to act with integrity, professionalism and positivity in all employee interactions
      • Experience across a range of HR disciplines; Recruitment and ER with a solid understanding of UK Employment law.
      • Exceptional Administration and IT skills; experience in using Fourth HR and Flow preferred
      • Opening experience advantageous

      We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be a HR Manager we’d love to meet with you.

      All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.


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