HR Manager, UK/France

London

HR Manager - UK/FR


Who We Are

Twitter...the best place you have ever worked. Ever. As a company, we strive to make a difference in the world, do the best work, and have fun while doing it. If that sounds like your kind of company, keep reading.

We currently have an opening for a Human Resource Manager in our UK office. You will lead culture, engagement, and talent strategy strategy for several teams across the region, including initially those in our UK and France offices. This will require you to think strategically about complex people topics that need savvy approaches and roll-up your sleeves to get the work done well. You’ll partner closely across HR team members to understand what already exists for you to use and what you can create based on local needs.

Success in this role looks like this: You will develop, iterate and execute the people strategy across your region/office - one which is connected to the company, business and HR team objectives. In partnership with the broader HR & Talent Acquisition teams, you will identify needs and use existing resources in creative ways. You will be instinctive enough to jump on critical business issues & opportunities when you see them, fearless enough to get operational items resolved, and savvy enough to work with all levels in a matrixed environment. You will build strong, respectful relationships and overcome obstacles with fortitude. You will influence the right outcomes for the business grounded in data, helping to elevate Twitter’s employment brand and distinct culture.


What You’ll Do

Overall, you will play a key role in helping to shape and drive the people agenda supporting business goals in the UK and France. Specifically, you will work closely with local leaders and teams to deliver on local initiatives aligned to Functional people strategies.  


  • Work closely with our functional (ie business-aligned) HR Business Partners to understand and create local people strategies aligned to the functional teams OKRs;
  • Responsible for cultivating relationships with local and global HR Centres of Excellence to deliver quality results in the local market related to programs & process improvements focusing on employee/team needs;
  • Execution of all things related to Performance Management in your countries, including coaching through expectation setting conversations and delivery of a Performance Improvement Plan aligned with local employment law requirements
  • Manage local cyclical processes including feedback, promotions, rating review, internal transfers (both local or international), and offer approvals;
  • Continue to help build a consistent and fair culture amongst the teams, understanding the vision for the region and implementing ways to enhance the shared purpose and sense of community #LoveWhereYouWork;
  • SME on local and regional employment laws, tax implications, changes in legislation, consultation periods, leave of absence, compensation and benefits;
  • Continue to help build Twitter employment brand in region, supporting talent acquisition strategies and identifying talent;
  • Driving executional excellence and change management to broad-based initiatives including talent reviews, inclusion and diversity, workforce planning, talent analytics, and overall process improvements in service to a positive employee experience;
  • Analyzing people data and trends to make local recommendations to enhance the employee experience;
  • Employing operational discipline partnering with People Services and Total Rewards to ensure accuracy in organizational hierarchy, pay, titling, and leveling within region.
  • Represent Twitter HR at external events in region, evangelizing the employer brand and being an ambassador for the company
  • Up to 30% Regional travel may be necessary.


Who You Are

  • ​You know your stuff – you are an experienced HR professional who can drive talent programs, handle people dynamics and advise on HR policies; but more importantly, you know when to pull in the perspectives of the broader team You love business, especially technology, and are interested in how businesses drive revenue, navigate challenges and the role talent plays in keeping a competitive edge
  • Keeping the status quo is your worst nightmare; you are motivated by complexity and challenges
  • You are a high energy person and like fast paced, dynamic environments that evolve before they have to
  • You are high-reaching and like to win - together. You thrive off of working with smart, creative people that challenge you to perform at a higher level
  • You are comfortable working in ambiguous environments and can make sound decisions in complex situations
  • You have a high learning agility and understand people dynamics, new business models and talent processes


If this sounds like it might be you, you probably have:

  • Experience partnering with Technology Teams - this is a must-have for this role
  • Experience working in a faced paced, high growth, dynamic business environment; tech industry experience highly desired
  • Experience in French employment law, and fluency in the French language is also a must-have for this role
  • Strong experience within areas of HR, with a strong understanding of program delivery and creation
  • Experience partnering with a global functionally aligned HR team
  • Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills; demonstrated ability to develop relationships and influence at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills


Requirements

  • 3+ years as an HR Manager, 8+ years of accumulative HR experience
  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • Understanding and familiarity with local labor laws
  • Bi-lingual in English & French
  • Regional Experience in the UK and France preferred
  • Understanding of French Law a plus


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.


Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.

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