HR Manager - Tieto

This job expired on 06-10-2010

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Job Details

Salary band: £40k - £50k
Salary Details: £50,000 - £60,000
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Company: Tieto
Contact: Hays
Job Categories: Compensation and Benefits Jobs | Employee Relations Jobs | Generalist HR Jobs | HR Manager Jobs | HR Recruitment Jobs
Posted: 08/09/2010
Expires: 06/10/2010

Following a period of significant change at Tieto a new opportunity now exists for an experienced HR Manager to join the UK business. 
Based from the Leeds office and covering the locations of Sheffield, Dunstable, Kent and Aberdeen you will report to the Head of HR International with a dotted reporting line to the Country UK Manager. A true generalist HR role which will require you to deliver advice and business guidance across all areas of performance, development, reward, resource planning, and operational HR. You will be focused on delivering an extremely high level of service to your client groups.


The HR Manager will be responsible for providing human resources generalist functions to all Tieto offices within UK. This will include localising and implementing policies and HR initiatives across the 5 UK sites. You will work alongside the business to implement operational business plans for the UK.

As a successful HR Manager you will be working within a corporate setting with line managers and above to compliment the business in each unit. You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting leaders to compliment the business plan with HR concepts and projects
  • Co-ordinating efforts with the Business to review and develop adaptations for people related policies, support implementation of Tieto policies and practices
  • Demonstrating overall knowledge of HR areas of responsibility to include employee relations, recruitment, performance management, manager/individual coaching and employee retention
  • Facilitating resolutions to conflict and disputes as they arise
  • Ensuring all administration is completed and up to date in a timely manner
  • Actively participate and demonstrate leadership as a member of the global HR team in contributing strategic ideas and following through on actions that benefit the broader company, as well as assigned offices
  • Support Country UK manager and local managers with HR projects and formulation of UK HR Strategy
  • Provide relevant and appropriate advice, coaching and guidance to managers and employees on a variety of HR issues to ensure fair and consistent treatment and enable departments to effectively deal with a changing business. These issues include HR policies, legislation, changing terms and conditions, benefits, career development, grievances, disciplinary issues, absence, performance issues and terminations
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work related problems
  • Assist managers to ensure recruitment of quality, qualified staff at all levels to help achieve business targets for each area, with budgeted capacity plan and complete inductions for relevant groups
  • Work with management on organisational changes, contributing ideas, providing recommendations, planning, implementing and communicating organisational change
  • Influence and ensure buy in to the implementation and development of specific HR policies and practises as required by changing legislation, both UK and International, or new business issues to enable Tieto to rapidly respond to changes while maintaining appropriate company standards
  • Facilitate development programmes as required and provide input in terms of future initiatives/succession planning etc
  • Ensure wages and benefits programmes are managed and administrated according Tieto guidelines. Co-ordinate annual salary reviews
  • Provide/arrange training and development for management/staff where required
  • Ensure all personnel records hard/soft are kept accurate and up to date
  • Deal with all relevant HR administration and ensure files are kept up to date/accurate

To succeed in this position you will need to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrable track record as a generalist HR Manager 
  • IT Services or similar industry sector experience would be advantageous
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in team-oriented environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills; ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation
  • Comfortable working in a process / procedure driven environment 
  • CIPD and /or undergraduate degree or equivalent required

Tieto is an IT services company providing IT, R&D and consulting services. With approxima,000 experts in 26 countries, we are among the leading IT services companies in Northern Europe and the global leader in selected segments. We focus on servicing large and medium-sized organisations in our main markets - Northern Europe, Germany & Russia. We operate through eight industry sectors; telecom & media, financial services, forest, energy, healthcare & welfare, manufacturing, public, retail & logistics.

All third party applications will be forwarded to Hays.

Ref Code: ADV344734SH4
Closing Date: 06/10/10