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Grosvenor Hill, London

Human Resources Manager

Gagosian seeks a full-time Human Resources Manager to provide support for all HR functions in Europe and Asia.  This newly-created role will report to the New York-based Global Director of Human Resources and play a key role in the development and implementation of Gagosian’s policies and procedures outside of the United States.  The ideal candidate should possess sound oral, written, organizational and leadership skills with a keen attention to detail; the ability to handle sensitive, confidential issues and use their discretion to make logical, educated and thoughtful decisions, while remaining up to date with all relevant Employment Laws and Regulations in tandem with ACAS guidelines.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Employee Life Cycle Management
- Establish and manage the Full-Cycle Employee Recruitment Process, serving as a hiring partner to Hiring Managers and ensuring compliance with all local laws
- Manage New Hire Onboarding to ensure all appropriate documentation is provided by incoming talent
- Oversee employee investigations, providing recommendations on next steps for progressive discipline
- Collaborate with managers to facilitate regular performance reviews and annual compensation reviews by providing training on creating goals, presenting supporting data to measure performance and delivering feedback
- Conduct Exit Interviews and collect relevant data to identify strategic opportunities to improve culture and morale

Business Partnership
- Manage strategic vision for gallery Talent Structure, including compensation, recruitment pipelines, retention and succession planning
- Provide HR Business Partner Support, providing managers with support as it relates to Training and Development, Employee Performance, Grievances and Career Pathways
- Liaise with the New York-based Global Director of Human Resources and Human Resources team to share best practices and global concerns
- Partner with local Gallery counsel in order to maintain compliance with all relevant Employer laws and policies relating to ACAS and all other governing bodies to reduce liability to the organization
- Communicate gallery policies through the creation, distribution and maintenance of an employee handbook
- Provide managers with tools and resources to effectively support their direct reports
- Plan and execute programming and events that enhance the culture and employee experience
- Oversee the internship programs in Europe and Asia, in partnership with local program managers
- Use surveys, interviews, and competitor data to inform proposals for Human Resource policies, compensation recommendations, and other matters
- Research and explain laws and legal affairs concerning employment to managers, supervisors, and employees
- Advise and train managers and supervisors in best practices related to team development, strategies for managing performance improvement and employee grievances 

Administrative
- Communicate information for processing Employee Payroll
- Develop and Manage Employee Personnel File System
- Manage Employee Scheduling and Callout practice
- Maintain Employee Benefits Program
- Represent the organization in negotiations with employees and vendors.

Qualifications and requirements:
- 5-7 years in the field of Human Resources
- CIPD Level 5 or Level 7 Diploma in HR Management
- Experience managing HR in a gallery setting and developing the HR function within a dynamic business is a plus
- Ability to remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations
- Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable labor relations laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
- Strong interpersonal skills* 

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular/Salaried position. Monday to Friday. 

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions
Please send resume and cover letter to ukjobs@gagosian.com with “HR Manager” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.