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Office/ HR Manager

Leeds - United Kingdom

As Office / HR Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the office runs safely and efficiently and for providing HR support based on policies, procedures and current employment law.This is an exciting opportunity to showcase your organisational and communication skills in a fast-paced and collaborative environment and provide support across all departments as required, particularly at key project milestones.AimsCreate an excellent studio experience for staff and visitors alike.Including facilities management, catering, permits and meeting room maintenance.Events are planned to achieve their purpose, whilst being safe and within allocated budgets.Employees, visitors and Board members are supported and safe in the studio.Provide up to date H&S and HR metrics for SLT and the Board when required.Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues.Ensure internal HR communications, including any issues, initiatives and programmes are well planned, coordinated, relevant, timely and adhere to the company’s values.Support line manager training and upskilling.Support the development, education and implementation of people policies.Contribute to the success of XR Games.ResponsibilitiesOffice Management:Day to day facilities management of the studioH&S management and compliance with relevant regulations, regulations and lawsCompleting and maintaining comprehensive risk assessments.Stock management of catering, stationary, first aid etc.Supervision of external facilities management providers against SLAIncluding contract cleaners, contractors, H&S servicing providersNegotiations to reduce costs/increase service levelsEvent planning including logistics for travel and accommodationAd-hoc requests from CEO/COO as and when requested.HR Management:Champion the onboarding process by ensuring that it's high-quality and up to date.Support HR Director in developing and delivering strategic HR plans that fit with the overall business direction.Manage the company’s employee programmes, staff benefits and packages. Control the performance review programme to deliver continuous employee development.Manage or deliver H&S and Wellbeing related training.Establish employee committees and chair (or manage the chair of) regular meetings to promote engagement, involvement and collaboration including fully inclusive events, wellbeing initiatives and fundraising.HR/H&S system ‘Super User’, maintaining personnel records including RTW, training, documents.Reports to: HR DirectorDirect Reports: N/AYour performance and commitment will be measured against self-assigned KPIs and performance metrics and reviewed alongside our HR Director, keeping the company vision, values and mission at the forefront.Regular audits and reviews will ensure compliance with both H&S and HR regulations and laws, to keep the company, the employees and visitors safe.You will need to be comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines to contribute to the growth, change and progression of XR Games.Due to the nature of the role, the Office / HR Manager will be predominantly based on-site, with the option of some hybrid working where deemed appropriate.Skills & ExperienceEssential੦  Excellent organisational and administration skills੦  Good communication skills - written and verbal੦  H&S Management੦  Line managing or HR ManagementDesirable੦  Familiarity with HR software੦  Understanding of studio environment / gaming industry ੦  Event planningKnowledgeEssential੦  Good H&S knowledge from office environments.੦  Good knowledge of HR practices.੦  Good working knowledge and understanding of regulations, professional standards, policies and procedures and legislation.Desirable੦  CIPD Level 5 or above੦  IOSH Managing SafelyOr interest in developing in these areas. 

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XR Futures is our early careers initiative designed to help those wanting to take their first steps into the games industry. Providing opportunities, tips and advice for those who are looking to enter the games industry for the first time, XR Futures aims to dispel some of the myths around the industry while providing clear guidance about what it’s like to work in the games industry, whatever role you decide to go for. We've made it our mission to help build the next generation of virtual reality game developers, and we want you to be a part of our journey.

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