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Web Liquid Group

New Opportunitiespoint

HR Manager – Salary up to £60,000 DoE – VFR3023

Role: HR Manager

Location: South West, London

Salary: £40,000 – £60,000 DoE

Full Time: Permanent – Hybrid (4 days in the office)

Ref: VFR 3023

VisionFR is excited to be helping a dynamic, relative start-up company in the EV space – A new and dynamic concept. The company is around 30 staff yet growing. They are professional, bright yet fun and looking for an energetic individual to join them as their HR Manager.

The HR Manager will embody and promote the company values, playing a pivotal role in fostering a culture that reflects the company mission. Your expertise will be crucial in creating a supportive, engaging and efficient work environment that resonates with the company values of trust, humanity, and humour. This role demands a proactive, adaptable, and strategic thinker who can work closely with the entire team to drive HR processes and ensure a supportive, efficient and inclusive workplace, aligning with the company commitment to build a positive future.

Key accountabilities

As the HR Manager, your proactive approach and process-driven mindset will be vital in:

  • working at both an operational and strategic level to support the business in achieving its aims
  • guiding and supporting employees and management on HR-related issues, with an emphasis on proactive solutions
  • administering benefits, compensation and pay processes.
  • ensuring the effectiveness of end-to-end employment processes like onboarding, performance management, development, and off-boarding
  • championing legal compliance and the introduction of best practices, focusing on proactive risk management.
  • assessing employee engagement and productivity, with a proactive stance on recommending and implementing improvement actions
  • designing communication strategies that empower employees, facilitating proactive feedback and involvement.
  • developing proactive engagement, recognition, development, wellness and diversity programs.
  • building a strong partnership with senior managers to foster a culture of trust, recognition, and proactive engagement.

Skills & Experience

Our Client is looking for an HR Manager with:

  • a degree in HRM or related field and/or CIPD level 5 or 7 qualified.
  • experience in collaborating with management to achieve company aims, with a focus on proactive and strategic HR solutions.
  • several years as an HR generalist, with a strong grounding in all HR aspects, emphasising process improvement and proactive initiatives.
  • self-motivation, exceptional organisational and time management abilities, thriving in ambiguous situations by being proactive and adaptable.
  • a strong commercial focus, with the ability to understand and align HR strategies with business objectives.
  • the ability to develop strong working relationships across all levels, collaborating effectively both geographically and functionally.
  • ta rack record of successful delivery, managing competing priorities with a proactive, results-oriented approach.
  • excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • proficiency in software including email, Microsoft Office and ATS systems.
  • high levels of self-confidence, independence, resilience, confidentiality, diplomacy, and the ability to influence others positively.


  • experience in a diverse and cross-cultural organisation.
  • HR support experience in a rapidly growing company.
  • background in a start-up environment.
  • fluency in a European language (French, Spanish or Italian) would be an added benefit.
  • experience in managing international teams and/or cultures.

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Clients recruitment needs.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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