Holborn, Greater London
£36,938.40 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Position title: HR Manager

Location: High Holborn, Central London; option for UK based remote working

Salary: £36,938.40 per annum FTE (£29,550.72 per annum pro rata) plus benefits

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours: Part-time, 4 days a week (30 hours per week)

Contract start: End of September 2020

The Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) is a small, independent, nationally and internationally respected, scientific, not-for-profit organisation (c40 staff in total), using accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through audit, research and education, conducted with, and in the interests of, patients and those who care for them. Most recently, ICNARC has been centrally involved in the response to COVID-19 through weekly reporting on admissions to, and outcomes from, intensive care and as the UK methods centre for the CMO endorsed REMAP-CAP trial which is currently recruiting in 120 centres in the UK.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Head of Operations, this role is responsible for providing a comprehensive HR service to ICNARC, its managers and staff, to support a high-performance culture, alignment to business goals, whilst using best practice solutions and ensuring legal compliance. 

What you are responsible for

  • HR Strategy: Providing input to the Head of Operations in relation to HR strategy, ensuring HR objectives and services are aligned to organisational strategies and business goals.
  • HR Documentation: Developing HR documentation including HR policies and procedures, letters and forms which reflect best practice and legal compliance. Further embedding all HR policies and procedures within the organisation. 
  • Employee Relations: Building relationships with management and staff to provide HR advice on employment matters.
  • Employee Pay and Benefits: Perform payroll processing and work with benefits providers and the ICNARC Finance team to ensure accurate and timely processing of the monthly payroll, pension and benefits. Support on annual pay review process. 
  • Employment law, HR and business knowledge: Keep up to date with and apply HR best practice, employment law and business knowledge in making decisions.
  • Recruitment: Responsible for the managing an effective recruitment and selection process.
  • Performance Management Process: Responsible for the design, implementation, and management of an effective performance management process and associated learning plans.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, you will be a confident and knowledgeable HR generalist who can quickly establish credibility with key stakeholders. Previous experience leading and managing HR projects is essential for the role, as is experience of employee relations case management, processing employee payroll and benefits and HR data and analytics.


The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal, team working and organisational skills together with good negotiating skills.


A CIPD affiliated graduate or post graduate qualification is desirable, though not essential.

What you’ll get in return


In return you will receive an annual salary of up to £36,938.40 (FTE) per annum working for a well-established, scientific organisation in the centre of London but with facilities for remote working. You will also receive a generous benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time staff), per year and the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave after your first year of employment;
  • flexible working which is fully embedded in our culture;
  • interest-free season ticket loans;
  • support with further academic/professional development; and
  • an enhanced pension contribution after your first year of employment.

How to apply

Please read the job description for the role, the person specification sets out the skills and experience we are looking for.

For further information and to apply, please visit our careers site.


The closing date for applications is 9:00 am on Monday 17 August 2020

Interviews will be held on Monday 24th August 2020 via video link

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.”

No agencies please.

More about ICNARC

In the UK, around 200,000 people are admitted to an intensive care unit each year. We work hard to ensure these patients ... Read more

Posted on: 06 August 2020
Closed date: 17 August 2020
Tags: Human Resources

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