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HR Manager (UKI)

UK&I Head Office
DOE (dependant on experience)


Vue is part of Vue International, one of the world’s leading cinema operators. From the brands creation in 2003 we have grown rapidly and now have a presence across 10 countries, winning numerous awards for both our service and innovation along the way.

With more than 870 screens across 91 cinemas nationwide, the UK&I remains the biggest territory.

Our UK Head Office, based in Chiswick Park, West London offers a vibrant, fast paced environment where our employees work tirelessly to look for new ways of working and innovations to ensure we remain widely recognised as a leader in out-of home entertainment and the ‘big screen’ experience.


We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Manager to join our UK&I Human Resources department. Reporting into the Head of HR – UKI, the HR Manager will provide generalist HR support to key Head Office stakeholders relating to people issues and challenges.  Work closely with HR colleagues to drive operational excellence within all people related processes and transactional activities and deliver specific people related projects

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, motivate and coach direct reports to ensure HR operational and transactional requirements are delivered to the required standards & timelines.
  • First point of contact for Head Office ER issues, ensuring full resolution, escalating complex issues to the Head of HR (UKI).
  • Support the Head of HR on ER related activities that relate to transformational/change projects such as organisational restructures and TUPE.
  • Excluding “Director” and “Head of” roles, support the Head of HR (UKI) with all UKI Head Office vacancies by managing the end to end recruitment processes, attending interviews when requested.
  • Manage the relationship & Service Level Agreements relating to the Careers Website and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) providers.
  • Keep up to date with changes relating to UK & Irish employment legislation, identifying impact on business with clear proposals on what is required to ensure compliance, engaging and consulting key stakeholders (e.g. Business Partners and Group HR).
  • Own and keep up to date the HR risk register highlighting any changes or heightened risks to the UKI Head of HR.
  • Manage and maintain the archiving process of all personnel data in line with legal and GDPR requirements.
  • Create, implement and maintain people related policies, processes, procedures and documentation that is in line with company culture and legal requirements for the Head of HR (UKI) to approve, ensuring Group HR is consulted when it impacts on Group UK based employees.
  • Manage day to day relationship with benefit providers and brokers, escalating any service issues to the Head of HR (UKI).
  • Creates and presents proposals for any changes or additions to UKI benefits ensuring alignment with Group HR.
  • Ensure all aspects of the company car fleet is effectively managed, which includes ordering new cars, accidents, maintenance & repair, annual service, employee licences, hire cars, lease management.
  • Manage the administration and renewal of all lrish benefits (life assurance, income protection, pensions etc.)
  • Manage the annual cyclical process calendar.
  • Support the Head of HR (UK) in creating annual budgets for formal submission (e.g. head office headcount and remuneration budget, Training Budgets and Recruitment Budget).
  • As directed by Head of HR (UKI) prepare people related dashboards and management reports to provide insights that inform business decisions (working with the Payroll & Reporting Manager to extract required data).


  • Experience in a mid/senior level HR role based centrally, with responsibility for HR administration, Employee Benefits Management and Payroll.
  • Experience gained within the Retail, Leisure, Hospitality or logistics sector
  • Significant experience managing 3rd party suppliers and associated SLA’s
  • Has commercial understanding of how a successful multi-site business operates and its key drivers
  • Able to demonstrate multiple examples of driving high quality HR basics and administration.
  • Demonstrable examples of Sourcing, tendering and negotiating terms with external suppliers.
  • Good understand of Payroll and Pensions legislations and requirements and the required administration processes and procedures
  • Proven ability to produce data from a variety of sources to create management reports and models using advanced Excel to analyse data/trends to inform decision making
  • Able to demonstrate solid examples of implementing pay and benefit policies/processes
  • Experience of developing and monitoring people metrics and KPI’s, creating reports that identify and address issues
  • Creating and implementing annual pay review proposals
  • Developing and implementing policies that are legally compliant and aligned to the company culture and values
  • Clear understanding of how HR can deliver business value, with outstanding track record of achieving tangible commercial results
  • Team Management experience
  • A good sense of humour!


  • A competitive salary + car allowance
  • Annual company Bonus Scheme
  • 25 Days’ Holiday (plus bank holidays) 
  • Employer Contributory Pension Plan, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance
  • Unlimited cinema pass for self, plus 18 guest passes per month plus 40% off concession

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