Full Time, Permanent
West Midlands
Posted 2 months ago

JOB TITLE: HR Officer (J002623)
COMPANY: Cue Media
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: £27,000 – £35,000 (depending on experience)

At Cue, we are a passionate, flexible, and friendly events team dedicated to delivering top-notch quality and technical excellence in all our endeavours. With an unwavering commitment to getting things right first time, every time, our team lives and breathes live events. We take pride in being with our clients every step of the way, ensuring that every aspect of their events is flawlessly executed.

We are a growing technical events company based in Birmingham. We specialise in
conferences and award ceremonies across the globe. We have also developed and
grown a number of relationships with several key venues and hotels around Birmingham.
We are now seeking an ambitious and dynamic business professional to join our team.
This is a fantastic opportunity to play an important role in the company’s success.

From Europe and North America to more exotic locations like Kenya, India, Vietnam, and Brazil, we are trusted to deliver successful events wherever our clients’ visions take us.

You will work closely with the HR Director and Managing Director and be responsible for running the HR function including training and development, administration and looking after the wellbeing of the team. You will be responsible for ensuring we follow employment law and stay compliant. This position requires a strong understanding of HR principles, you will require excellent negotiation skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders and other departments across the business. As the business grows you will develop your own team.

Actively promote and reinforce the company’s vision, mission and core values. To ensure that these foundational statements remain at the forefront of employees’ minds to drive engagement, performance, and long-term success. Help Cue to foster a highly skilled productive and engaged team to continue to be an Audio Visual Hire Company with a difference.

The main purpose of the role is to manage and maintain various HR and Health and safety related tasks and records within the organisation. This includes overseeing training, holiday records, sickness records, new policies and contracts of employment.
Being involved in all HR related meetings, including back to work interviews, welfare and wellbeing meetings. Being responsible for pre-boarding and on-boarding of new starters, including conducting inductions and providing support during 1-2-1s with managers and their teams.
Providing HR training for line managers in performance management and disciplinary and grievances and other HR related training.
Furthermore, the role requires involvement in the grievance and disciplinary process, including minute-taking responsibilities.
You will be responsible for the planning of social events for the team, including organising collections for employees milestone events and birthdays and keeping the Cue staff notice board presentation up to date on a monthly basis.
You will also create content for social media use of our successes with our team.
Another essential aspect of the role is to keep the HR platforms and systems up to date and collaborate closely with the HR Director and the Head of Learning & Development to ensure that employees’ skills gaps are addressed appropriately. The role also entails managing job specifications and conducting personality profiling for potential candidates during the interviewing process.
The role will also require support and contribution to Health & Safety and Wellbeing teams to support initiatives in co-ordination with these teams.

Skills and Experience
Eagerly proactive team player, unafraid to roll up sleeves and take charge. Embracing challenges, showing resilience and initiative. Fostering a united ‘we’ mindset, treating the company like their own. Possessing sharp business sense, skilled in risk management, negotiation, and adept at handling tough conversations.

  • Between one to three years’ experience in a HR department.
  • CIPD part qualified or equivalent qualification.
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft packages and HR systems.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with ability to complete tasks and prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to build co-operative relationships with stakeholders, other departments, and suppliers.
  • Willing to take the initiative and be proactive, whilst knowing when to ask for help.
  • Demonstrable experience working in a similar role or similar industry.

We are looking for someone who is experienced in a HR role, and who is enthusiastic about making their career a success through hard work, dedication, and resilience.

The working hours are 35 hours per week, from 9 am to 5 pm, with a one-hour lunch break. Holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank holidays, company benefits include private medical cover and EAP. There will be a 6-month probationary period.

Salary range: Between £27k and £35k.

On successful completion of your probationary period the company will support you with your CIPD qualification up to level 5, subject to certain conditions.

Ideally, you will hold a full and valid driving licence.


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