HR Manager (Maternity Cover)

At Mtech Access, we are a dynamic, friendly, and rapidly expanding independent market access consultancy with offices in Oxfordshire, London, Manchester, York, Newcastle, and Cambridge. We deliver Evidence and Value services hand-in-hand with innovative Digital solutions. We are one team, with one vision – to improve how value is communicated so patients get access to the treatments they need.


The Role:

We are looking for a HR Manager who can support the full scope of Human Resources responsibilities and partner with our organisation on both operational and strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate will maintain and enhance Mtech Access’s Human Resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating HR policies, programs, and practices.

This is a fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave and will run from 1st of November 2022 – 15th of January 2024.

The HR Manager is the first port of call for all HR related queries in the Company and is responsible for providing a seamless HR experience for managers and employees. HR is involved in wider projects throughout the company, such as working closely with the Learning and Development, Operations and Compliance, Talent Acquisition, and Finance teams.


The successful applicant should demonstrate the following:

  • 5+ years experience in a HR generalist role with a minimum CIPD Level 5 qualification
  • In depth knowledge of UK employment law and HR best practice
  • Experience in supporting and advising line managers on a range of people matters
  • Be an experienced standalone HR Manager
  • Be self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously, a self-starter, self-disciplined, and an independent working initiative without instruction
  • Independent and proactive, must be a forward thinker and planner
  • Confident communicator with good interpersonal and influencing skills, and a friendly, enthusiastic manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good level of computer/database skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work flexibly under pressure with a proven track record of delivering against simultaneous priorities
  • A strong sense and ability to view issues objectively
  • Be consistent, transparent, fair, and uphold ethical obligations and integrity
  • Have high emotional intelligence
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Be UK based and eligible to work in the UK


Your duties will involve but are not limited to:

  • Being responsible for the full HR support service to all employees regarding their HR queries relating to systems, company policies and procedures, best practices, and legislative requirements.
  • Consistently maintain accurate and up-to-date information on the company’s HR system – BambooHR
  • Monitor, review and develop any HR policies and processes as required by the business
  • Support and advise managers on people management matters
  • Manage any employee relations arising such as performance management, disciplinaries, grievances, and occupational health
  • Ensure compliance with ethical working standards
  • Manage all employment offers and contracts, pre-employment checks, and ensure probation reviews are conducted and outcomes communicated on time
  • Oversee the efficient and accurate onboarding process of all new joiners and conduct all HR inductions
  • Leave management and oversee all phased returns to work where required
  • Manage leaver processes and conduct all exit interviews
  • Manage GDPR compliance for the HR function
  • Ensure the Finance team is communicated with effective and up-to-date payroll changes
  • Create various management information reports for the senior management and company shareholders, as required
  • Maintain and implement the Company’s annual performance review framework
  • Liaise with the Learning and Development team on any training or new initiatives to be rolled out in the business
  • Manage and administer benefit schemes such as eye care and cycle to work schemes, recognition and reward platform, etc.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the senior management team and the Ops team to ensure a positive employee experience across the company


In return, we’ll offer:

  • A competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
  • The opportunity to develop your own skills in a supportive and friendly environment
  • A hybrid mix of home and office working
  • 25 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days paid leave during Christmas closure)
  • Your birthday off
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance at 4x gross salary
  • Access to well-being and mental health support
  • Optional private healthcare insurance via salary sacrifice
  • Subsidised eyecare
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave policies

We have offices in 6 different locations within the UK, however, this role is based in our HQ in Bicester, Oxfordshire.