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HR Business Manager. Russian Speaking. Office-based. Central London Filled

Industry Administrative and Secretarial, Business Assistant, HR and Recruitment
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Visa No visa sponsorship provided
Salary £45000 — £50000 per annum
Package Salary, benefits and competitive bonus
Date 8 November 2023

This is a great opportunity for a bright HR Manager with exposure to business and operational management to join an international FMCG company in their Central London office. It is a small team of creative and sales personnel with a down-to-earth hierarchical structure, and the role reports directly to the Managing Director. This job is office-based 5 days per week 9 to 5.30, however, it offers some flexibility.


HR Functions:

  • Conduct recruitment activities, including sourcing candidates, screening, negotiations, interviews, and documentation
  • On-board new employees, including verifying documents, conducting inductions, and assigning equipment
  • Provide employment advice, management guidance, and conflict resolution support within departments
  • Administer payroll for two entities, monitor tax codes, and handle tax forms
  • Manage employee benefits, such as product allowances, medical coverage, and pension plans
  • Handle disciplinary actions, grievance procedures, and leave management
  • Review and update internal policies
  • Coordinate incentives and team-building activities for employees

Operations Functions:

  • Continuously identify opportunities to cut costs through alternative suppliers and space management
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and act as the Fire Marshall
  • Source various items based on specific requests from the Design Team
  • Work closely with the Design Team to meet their requirements for Studio workflow
  • Negotiate favourable terms and secure the best possible deals for insurance coverage
  • Verify and check invoices for accuracy and policy adherence
  • Coordinate meeting room bookings, monitor postage and courier services, and manage office supplies
  • Act as a point of contact for any organizational problems that arise
  • Serve as the first point of contact for all IT-related issues within the organization and manage hardware purchases and installations
  • Manage the purchase, installation, and setup of laptops and other hardware
  • Work with external IT vendors and service providers to resolve issues and ensure optimal performance


  • Proven experience of at least 3 years in HR management and office administration
  • Excellent Russian and English language skills – verbal and written
  • Strong knowledge of recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, and policy management
  • Familiarity with cost optimization strategies, workspace improvement, and health and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of IT basics, hardware, and software support
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • CIPD level 5 preferred

Job advantages

  • Magnificent office in the heart of London
  • Flat hierarchy, down-to-earth lovely team, engaging management style
  • Personal growth and development
  • Flexible working environment with zero micromanagement – make the role your own
  • Exciting projects to work on


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