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Vacancy: HR Manager – Maternity Cover - Hemel Hempstead

Posted on 26/03/2019

About Optoma

Optoma Europe Ltd is a leading specialist provider of award-winning projection and digital display products for the business and consumer markets. Optoma was established in 1997 and currently employs around 160 employees across Europe, with the majority of these operating from our headquarters in Hemel Hempstead, UK.


Working for Optoma, you can expect a competitive salary with additional corporate benefits such as medical insurance, dental cover, pension and up to 27 days holiday per year - subject to service requirements.

Job Description

Optoma Europe Ltd, based in Hemel Hempstead is recruiting for a EMEA HR Manager reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. They will be responsible for HR legal requirements, Health and Safety, Employee Relations and Recruitment. This position is a fixed term contract for maternity cover for up to 1 year starting from the 20th May 2019.

The successful candidate will have overall accountability for ensuring that the Human Resources and Health & Safety policies and procedures are adhered to by providing an exceptional service to all Managers and employees of the company including:

  • Maintaining adequate HR Policies and Procedures in line with best practice.
  • Advising  and supporting management across all HR issues, including capabilities, policies, absence, disciplinary and grievance matters, maternity provisions, pay and employment law etc.
  • Managing the recruitment and selection process to attract and retain the best talent to the business, within budgeted headcount using the most effective methods.
  • Authorising the issue of employment contracts, change of terms and advising the business of any changes according to legislative updates and communicate appropriately to the business across EMEA.
  • Managing the company benefit schemes including pensions, dental and health insurance.
  • Ensuring the organisation is operated in compliance with UK regulatory employee legislation.
  • Reviewing and ensuring Health and Safety systems are in place.
  • Managing Reception and facilities
  • Completing payroll for UK staff on a monthly basis and any annual requirements such as P60 and P11Ds.
  • Reviewing and authorising payroll for EMEA subsidiaries.
  • Overseeing training and development of employees.
  • Assisting CFO as required


Candidate Specification


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Demonstrable organisational and administration skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills


  • Comprehensive HR experience
  • Applied knowledge of employment law
  • Experience in recruiting, every stage from advertising to appointment, ideally within a competitive environment, knowledge of multiple recruitment and advertising techniques
  • Good interpersonal skills, with an ability to liaise between all different levels of the business
  • Excel intermediate level
  • Experience of Sage 50 Payroll is an advantage


  • CIPD level or equivalent.


How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please email your CV and a covering letter to