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HR People Partner

Job Description

Job Title: People Person
Salary: £30,000 - £37,500 p/a
Location: Fully Remote. Belfast Hub available

Are you an experienced HR professional ready to take on a fresh challenge and proactively contribute to continuous improvement in an organically growing but well established tech business? If so, you are a highly sought-after asset for many businesses, and I'd like to have a chat with you about the next step in your HR career…

£32,000 - £37,500 salary
Discretionary 10% bonus
Outstanding Performer bonus available
Fully Remote Working Available
State of the art Belfast-based hub available at your disposal
EAP and Wellbeing Package
Perks Discount Platform
Pension - 8%
24 Access to GP Service

VANRATH are very excited to be partnering with a multi award-winning Online Learning Tech firm based here in Belfast and to be assisting in their recruitment for an experienced HR People Person to join their team. A true pioneer in the Online Learning industry, the client currently works with some of the world's largest and most recognisable brands, providing unique solutions to unique problems.

The Ideal Person:
The ideal candidate will align with the company's core values and will have experience in recruitment and/or a tech background (although not essential).

This position will suit a candidate who is currently in an HR Officer/Junior Business Partner role on an upward trajectory. You should have an understanding of the complexities, challenges and opportunities associated with "running remote" while maintaining a passion for equality, diversity, wellbeing and maintaining the highest standards.
The successful candidate will support the team to live the company values, fulfil their potential and realise the overall vision. Your role will be to help promote and deliver that promise and work with The Head of People Performance & Culture to ensure the People function is compassionate, compliant, & commercial.

Essential Criteria:

  • Alignment with the company's Learning's vision & values
  • Commitment to providing exceptional service to the Learning team
  • Proven experience as an HR Professional (Manager or Junior BP Level)
  • Experience of sourcing & recruitment
  • CIPD accreditation (or working towards completion of at least Level 5)
  • IT literacy with an ability to use tools effectively
  • Experience of HRM Databases
  • Interest in learning & development
  • Awareness of employment law and knowledge of HR related legal compliance
  • Excellent organisational skills & ability to pivot priorities
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent communication skills & ability to present with confidence
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality

Desirable Criteria:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of sourcing & recruitment in the IT sector
  • Knowledge of LMS & Learning Technologies sector
  • Experience of NI Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Article 55 Review
  • Knowledge and understanding of Data protection laws and GDPR
  • Experience of working in a remote first context


  • Day to day transactional management of People function
  • Proactive sourcing of candidates & administration of the recruitment process
  • Efficiently and supportively onboarding & offboarding employees
  • Efficient & accurate administration of HRIS
  • Assist in preparation for payroll by providing relevant data (absences, bonus, leaves, etc)
  • Interpret data & prepare reports and surveys for Senior Management Team to guide and inform strategic thinking
  • Preparation of annual monitoring returns and Article 55 review
  • Respond to employee requests regarding people issues, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with others on wellbeing, CSR and social programmes to actively promote wellness, community purpose and connection
  • Work at all times to promote employer brand proposition.
  • Work at all times to promote the company's Learning's vision and values
  • Actively participate in own performance enablement through learning and development and achievement of performance goals
  • Contribute fresh thinking & ideas to instil efficiency & innovation in People strategy.

For further information on this exciting HR role, please contact Jason Glenn @ Vanrath in the strictest confidence or reach out on LinkedIn

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