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Vacancy title
Strategic HR Project Manager (12 month FTC)
Business unit
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Closing date

We have an amazing opportunity for a Strategic HR Project Manager to join the existing HR team based in Basingstoke or Hemel Hempstead on a 12 month fixed term contract. As part of the HR  Team, the main purpose of the role is to work with the HR Director, HR Team and wider business on key strategic initiatives. Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will likely be required to work within the business on a regular basis, therefore we are unable to accommodate full time remote working.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the execution of HR Projects & Programmes
  • Ensure HR projects are scoped, planned, resourced, stakeholders managed, tools created & delivered within an acceptable time frame

Key Strategic Initiatives

  • CIPD qualified, or equivalent (desirable)
  • Employee Engagement – Pulse, surveys and driving engagement through the organisation
  • Succession Planning – SMT & Foundation for future
  • People Metrics support – design & scope
  • Employee Benefits Review
  • Organisational Development (OD) structure; process for restructure design and resource planning 
  • Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) experience and activity 
  • To assist in, and undertake, ad hoc projects as requested by the HR Director

What we are looking for

  • Proven and demonstrable experience in delivering Strategic HR projects and Initiatives
  • Experience in Employee Engagement, Succession Planning & Employee Benefit Analysis
  • Experience in implementing and driving change through an organisation
  • Experience  and activity in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) including TUPE would be advantageous
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to influence people at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Competent in MS Office
  • Self-motivated
  • Results oriented
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good team player
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Full driving licence
  • Willingness to travel across the UK and reside overnight where necessary, dependent upon business needs

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 25 days holiday with bank holidays in addition
  • Your Birthday off
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discount scheme with discounts online, in high street stores, cinema, holidays, restaurants and many more
  • Life assurance up to 6x salary


Apply Today! We will acknowledge receipt of your application and contact you if you succeed. 

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Agencies, please note, that should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL; we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company for a role we have not actively engaged with you on, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you and we will consider the CV a gift!. We will not be liable for any payment you charge in relation to it.