Job summary

The UK HR Manager drives company culture and supportive practices, working with the CPO on strategic company initiatives while acting as a warm-hearted confidante for UK staff. The HR Manager is responsible for HR compliance across UK Employment law and should be qualified to advise on normal People management.

Main responsibilities

People Operations

  • Process oversight, including onboarding and leavers, adopting continuous improvement model
  • Provides training for new or newly promoted staff in HR systems and processes
  • Manages and reports on the UK HR budget
  • Looks after employee wellbeing, champions Squint/Opera internally and with potential new hires
  • Reports to the leadership team on HR issues including ad hoc performance management, disciplinary or other action
  • Leads the social committee and spearheads cultural initiatives with coordination from the support team
  • Leads the UK portion of the ED&I Committee and rollout approved programmes across the business

HR Management

  • Reviews, maintains and implements the HR standards, records, policies and benefits across the UK Entity and responsible to ensure the UK entity is complying with any changes in Employment law
  • Accountable for H&S compliance alongside the studio team
  • Key contributor to systems rollouts which include HR process
  • Line manages People & Culture Coordinator

HR Administration

  • Creates HR related letters and updates systems where needed
  • Manages holiday administration and communicates to team on remaining allowance
  • Adds changes to UK Payroll
  • Main point of contact for renewal of UK benefits and providers


  • Reports to the CPO directly and communicates regularly with the Senior Leadership team
  • Reports against their remit contributing to leadership/management  reports


  • Degree level or professionally qualified in relevant field
  • 3+ Years experience in a similar role


This is a full-time position.

Our working hours are 9:30am – 6:00pm
[Monday through Friday, with one hour for lunch]

We currently have a hybrid approach to working with a mixture of in-house and remote days.


£35,000.00 – £50,000.00


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Medicash health scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Weekly masterclasses
  • Cyclescheme
  • Medical insurance
  • Secondments between our London and New York studios
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Access to FSA, HSA, and pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Training and development opportunities

‍This is just a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect at Squint.

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We want to create a positive impact on a global scale. And to do that we know that the people at Squint Opera have to reflect all global lives and identities.

We work flexible hours, we support remote working, and if that doesn’t quite work, we will definitely listen to what will. We’re striving to create a place where all feel valued and welcome — and would love to hear how we could do that for you.

No matter what your background, identity, or even if your experience doesn’t exactly match but you think you could still be successful in this role — we’d love to hear from you!

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HR Manager

London / Full-time

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