People & Performance Manager

Industry Specialisation:
Human Resources, I.T.
Industry Sector
£35,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
Bonus, Benefits to include Life and Health insurance, childcare vouchers etc.
Contract Type:

People & Performance Manager / HR Manager

Reporting to:                     Group People & Performance Director

Salary:                                 £35- £40K plus bonus and benefits.

The Client:

An innovator in their field, our client is an innovative and well established market leader in the online gaming space. They hire the best in the business and work collaboratively as a team, ensuring they are indeed ahead of the game at all times.

The Role:

The People & Performance Manager will ensure that the vision, strategy and values of our client are delivered within the business through the successful running of the People & Performance function within their allocated businesses.  This will also involve the recruitment, development and retention of staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Group People & Performance director on the People & Performance strategy to ensure objectives are delivered upon in order to to achieve maximum organisational performance and efficiencies
  • Recruit high caliber candidates into the business via internal and external recruitment methods working alongside department managers for recruitment needs
  • Onboard new employees
  • Consult with leaders, managers and employees on all aspects of employee-related issues, including manager and employee issues, policies and procedures, misconduct, investigations, terminations, exit interview feedback, review of appealed terminations, reorganisations and claims
  • Comfortably facilitate training and coaching sessions to achieve maximum business impact
  • Ensure the company performance process is delivered to employees
  • Transfer employment legislation into practice when giving advice and updating company policies and procedures
  • Understand the requirements of third party renewals such as Healthcare, Pension, Critical Illness cover and working in conjunction with the Group People & Performance Director in tendering these contracts on an annual basis
  • Produce, monitor and interpret monthly/quarterly people & performance numbers including absence, turnover, recruitment, ethnic monitoring, age and disability and highlighting any areas of concern to the Group People & Performance DirectorWork alongside the finance department ensuring payroll data is aligned to budgetary requirements
  • Ensure that the People & Performance intranet section is up to date with relevant information and communication from the business
  • Travel for meetings with the respective group businesses you are associated with
  • Completion of any necessary administration to ensure the People & Performance function is efficient and up to date;

Skills and experience:


  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Human Resources professional
  • Experience in TUPE
  • Expertise from within the technology industry
  • Technical recruiting experience
  • Experience in DISC
  • Significant experience working in UK employment legislation environment
  • Ability to effectively consult and support multiple managers within the business
  • Strong leadership skills, agile to adjust to other people’s needs and achieve impact through others
  • Resilient and determined to ensure initiatives achieve their full benefit
  • Ability to build deep and business-relevant consulting / coaching skills in others
  • Excellent process management, planning and organisational skills
  • Personal stature and gravitas to be credible with top management and approachable to employees
  • Excellent relationship building and leadership skills at peer and top management levels
  • Strong analytical skills, with an ability to see the commercial implications of actual and planned activities, adding value to leadership decisions
  • Significant experience working in UK employment legislation environment
  • Fluent in English in writing and speaking


  • University degree in human resources
  • CIPD qualification
  • Experience in pension auto-enrolment
  • Experience in the online gaming space
  • European or other languages  

The Ideal Candidate

A confident individual with a friendly personality, drive, energy and enthusiasm together with a strong personal commitment to the delivery of high standards in a timely, efficient and friendly manner who works in alignment with our clients’ policies and procedures.

What’s on offer?:

  • A truly dynamic and forward thinking organisation where each member of staff is valued and developed.
  • An environment where careers are developed and built upon
  • Basic salary between £35-£40K depending on experience
  • Bonus and a multitude of very extensive benefits, including, life and health insurance, childcare vouchers and even a cycle scheme.

What next?

If you feel this is the career move you have been waiting for and fulfil our essentials criteria as well as personality criteria then send in your CV to or call Daniella Winton on 0203 463 8653 for a confidential conversation.