People and Culture Manager

Tangent is looking for an Interim People and Culture Manager to join their office in London.

Employer: Tangent

Location: London / UK

Position: People and Culture Manager


At Tangent, we help businesses realise their potential by reimagining customer experiences. Our team make this happen by delivering innovative digital experiences to our clients.

We’re looking for a People and Culture Manager to look after our people in our London and Newcastle offices.

This is a full time fixed term role, running for approximately six months up to February/March 2020.

The Role:

Reporting to our Operations Director, you’ll be our ‘go to person’ for engagement, recruitment and compliance. We’ll rely on you to champion our values and culture and ensure that all our initiatives are focused on supporting our people and ensuring that they have fulfilling careers at Tangent.

Ideally, you’ll be someone who knows HR inside and out, and who isn’t afraid to be hands-on. We are a small business but growing and the People & Culture Manager will be pivotal in hiring as well as retaining our people.

About You:

Culture + Engagement: Work in partnership with our Heads of Department to ensure our people live by our values and act as ambassadors for our brand. Continually seek innovative ways to promote engaging ideas and solutions. Drive our engagement survey and ensure that the feedback is acted upon and becomes part of the people agenda. Support our learning and development culture through organising lunch and learn workshops.

Recruitment + on-boarding: We want to hire only the best people to help us achieve our ambitious goals and support our clients, and you’ll be charged with hiring individuals who will strengthen our knowledge and skill-base and who are aligned to our values.

You’ll need to spend time sourcing candidates through direct channels to continually build and grow our talent pool for both live and up-coming roles. You’ll effectively screen all CVs and conduct all initial telephone interviews ensuring a great candidate experience.

As we’re a Sponsor company, it’s important you understand immigration law. You’ll also need to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations both at recruitment stage and throughout the whole life-cycle of employment.

People Operations + Compliance: Support, advise and coach our managers to ensure that both they and their teams understand our policies and procedures. Where necessary work with managers on a confidential basis to solve people issues promptly and with sensitivity.

There are a few must haves for this role:

• Degree level educated with CIPD Level 7
• At least 7 years’ experience in a human resources
• Experience running culture and engagement initiatives
• Confident recruiting and hiring within an agency environment
• Good working knowledge and experience with UK employment legislation
• Entrepreneurial mind-set and happy to work in a stand-alone role
• Excellent customer services skills, a positive attitude
• Ability to coach and counsel
• Diligent with attention to detail
• Good sense of humour

What we give in return: People are our biggest asset and we work hard to make sure Tangent is not only a fun place to work but also provides a platform for you to grow.

Mentorship. You will be working as part of a talented and experienced management team. Our passion and desire to do great work is infectious.

Training. Learning new skills, attending events. We provide the time and budget to help you grow.

Flexibility. We understand life is about balance and we provide flexibility and support to help you achieve your life goals.

Social life. Free breakfasts, run club in Regents Park, Friday lunches and monthly social events. We have so much going on at Tangent all designed to help you form friendships with your colleagues.

Salary & benefits: We reward our people generously for their hard work plus we have additional benefits to those we already told you about, including 25 days plus bank holidays, flexible start and finish times and the ability to work from home from time to time.

So that’s it, if the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!

How to apply:

Please respond by sending us your CV

Job Application Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1346093339/


Natural born problem solvers, Tangent is the digital agency that’ll help you realise your potential, reimagine your customer experience and reinvent your future – fast.


84-86 Great Portland Street, W1W 7NR London, United Kingdom


+44 20 7462 6100

[email protected]

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