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HR Manager (Interim)

UniLED has an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Manager, to join the business on an interim basis (6 months fixed term contract).

Who we are

Originally set up in 2010 as a consultancy service, advising clients on digital signage technology, UniLED has evolved to become the market leader for screen maintenance, network management and content deployment in the UK with a portfolio of over 25,000m2. UniLED provides the digital out-of-home industry with a range of market-leading products and services, from ad-serving and verification technology to 24/7 monitoring and support.

With intelligence and efficiency at the heart of everything we do, UniLED is made up of three core elements: UniLED, UniHUB and UniLIVE. Together, we provide a fully integrated solution – offering exceptional service and harnessing powerful technology to fulfil our clients evolving needs.

Job description

We are looking for an interim HR Manager to work across the full cycle of HR management responsibilities. Reporting to the HR Director you will take full responsibility for delivering a timely, accurate, and client focussed HR service to the business.

Delivering a high-quality and proactive end to end HR service to the team. Leading and developing our HR system and leading our recruitment and selection processes, along with managing the day-to-day administration of our HR function. 

This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a real impact on a high growth SME with ambitious expansion plans. 

You will be working in a vibrant, dynamic, fast-growing and entrepreneurial organisation, which operates in a fast-paced, high growth, niche industry, joining at a critical point in the company’s history.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Recruitment :

  • Manage the recruitment process from end to end
  • Work with people managers to source candidates for roles, aiming for in-house resourcing where possible
  • Manage the candidate journey and assessment process, including CV screening, arranging and participating in interviews
  • Ensure hiring managers have the skills to recruit effectively and understand their commitment to diversity
  • Implement processes and practices to ensure efficient recruitment processes and robust recruitment hiring decision making
  • Introduce and manage employer brand initiatives

HR System:

  • Manage HR system ensuring it is efficient, accurate and user friendly
  • Ensure data input is accurate and compliant
  • Lead on development of HR system

HR Management

  • Instigate and manage key HR/management processes that support the execution of priorities within the Company, such as performance management, compensation management and talent management.
  • Support, coach and develop people managers in the delivery of HR policies and processes
  • Manage effective performance management through the business, ensuring that people managers are well informed about the processes and have the skills to deliver what the business needs
  • Develop talent management processes for talent identification, career development and retention
  • Handle employee relation matters including investigations, disciplinary and grievance meetings ad required ensuring legal requirements are met
  • Provide support on compensation and benefits structure
  • Coordinate the onboarding processes for new joiners
  • Manage absence management processes

Project Work : 

  • Manage and participate in project work and continuous improvements
  • Manage/lead on/participate in other project work as required

General Administration : 

  • Deliver a timely, accurate and efficient HR administrative support service
  • Produce and issue offer letters, contracts of employment, reference requests and changes to terms and conditions documentation
  • Maintain employee documentation using HR system and Teams and ensure that all documentation is present, complete, accurate and in compliance with employment legislation and regulations
  • Manage the administration of all HR processes including new joiner processes, probation, performance reviews, development plans, salary reviews and exit interviews
  • Coordinate with payroll on pay related matters
  • Prepare and produce management information reporting as required

You will have demonstrable previous experience in a previous HR Manager role, within an entrepreneurial SME environment, either as a standalone practitioner, or working within a small team. You will have a degree in HRM, Organisation Psychology or be CIPD qualified, with experience of HRM software and a keen interest in this particular area.

You will have recruitment experience including ATS systems and headhunting software.

You will have excellent IT skills in database management, Excel Word and PowerPoint, high attention to detail, as well as strong organisational, planning and communication skills, with the ability to manage conflicting and competing demands effectively. 

Personality wise you must be confident and have a professional manner and be resilient, determined and tenacious – enabling you to work effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and changing environment. 

You will be reliable, trustworthy, diplomatic and able to manage conflict resolution situations.  And importantly an excellent team player.

Package details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Laptop
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays


5 Wellesley Court, Apsley Way, Staples Corner, London NW2 7HF

Please send your CV (no longer than 2 pages) and a cover email, which tells us a bit about yourself and your interests.


Equal opportunities

UniLED is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.