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People Co-ordinator - 12 month FTC

Contract Job Vacancy | Full Time
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 pa
Location: Cardiff (Remote working at first)

Is this the start of your DevOpsGroup Journey?

We’re an award winning consultancy with an awesome team of individuals - working together to help clients on their digital transformation journey.

If team work inspires you and you're driven to make a real difference to both people and organisations, we’re always on the lookout for brilliant new team members - Can you add your very own chapter to the DevOpsGroup story?


If you’d like to apply for this job, send your application into Gareth here

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DevOpsGroup Careers Recruiter Gareth

What You'll Do...

Working alongside our Head of People you will assist driving the internal culture, attracting the best talent throughout the UK and ensure that our people can do their best work and love what they do. You’ll craft environments which enable our people to help our clients connect people and technology to create a positive change.

Employees are at the heart of our business and your role is to help keep them engaged. No two days are the same and you’ll be used to working at a fast pace. Typical tasks include responding to employee queries, internal communications, employee administration, managing employee relations cases, arranging internal events, owning the data within our HR system and ensuring it’s up to date and accurate, running new starter onboarding sessions and exit interviews. This is a real generalist role, with the opportunity to learn and grow.

Here’s how your first month will look…

  • We will ease you into your time at DOG with a fully planned two-week onboarding process to learn our ways of working and tooling.
  • You will meet your team, as well as a mixture of peers with varying experience.
  • We will introduce you to all the squads throughout the business so you can begin building strong relationships and understand DOG
  • You will work day to day with your line manager and fortnightly 1-2-1’s will be booked, you will experience your first 1-2-1 by the end of your first month
  • We pride ourselves on our openness within DOG and you will be given the opportunities to provide feedback on your onboarding and your first month at DOG. You will also receive feedback from your team and line manager during this time.

By month three…

  • You may have completed the BCS Agile course that will have given you a common understanding as to the preferred ways of working.
  • You will have familiarised yourself with our day to day tooling e.g. JIRA and Confluence, as well as our people systems such as Workable and PeopleHR
  • You’ll likely to be comfortable talking to employees and building relationships across the business.
  • The squad will have had a carefully chosen a team building evening.
  • You will have attended a quarterly DOG Conference with food and team building provided!

A full year with DevOpsGroup…

  •    You’ll have supported the People Team to recruit, retain and enable the best talent in tech. You will be an integral part of the Biz Operations team.
  •     You will have helped deliver parts of the people strategy and you’ll have forward thinking innovative solutions which you’re excited about introducing
  • You’ll be an expert in Kanban and agile, using it internally to manage work flows
  •     Be on your 4th cycle of quarterly OKRs (our goal setting mechanism)
  •   Have learned a whole lot of things you couldn’t have anticipated from some of the smartest people in the industry;

Meet the People team

DevOpsGroup Team member Helen Walker headshot
Helen Walker

Head of People

DevOpsGroup Team member Gareth Hubbard headshot
Gareth Hubbard

People Success

DevOpsGroup Team member Lucy Young headshot
Lucy Young

People Success

We’re looking for someone who can…

  • Has experience within HR administration and are looking to develop your skill set into a People Co-ordinator.
  • Ownership of the HRIS, ensuring the data is accurate and up to date.
  • Get the basics right, strong attention to detail is a must.
  • Work with multiple stake holders across the business and build trust and confidence.
  • Work with the Head of People by taking ownership to deliver elements of the people initiatives.
  • Has understanding of payroll, and has ideally worked with finance to ensure information is passed across in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement People initiatives in line with organisational objectives.
  • Support the Head of people with implementation of the People strategy that supports the entire business.
  • Contribute to long-term goals around business and people development.
  • Supporting and running sessions on company wellbeing, health and counselling policies
  • Analysis of employee feedback and data, with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture.
  • Run onboarding sessions and onboarding logistics, and have experience of being a point of contact for new starters.
  • Effectively advise and guide line managers through people related issues such as disciplinary, grievance and absence management processes
  • Lead benefits renewal administration process, and ensure our benefits are up to date and competitive.
  • Run exit interviews and then analyse the data and pull out trends.
  • Review people budgets, including travel to ensure they are within spent
  • Arranging and supporting company events.
  • Supporting and facilitating the return to the office and office admin.

The skills you’ll need…

  • Organisational skills – personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing demands are key.
  • Communication skills – the ability to speak confidently to multiple stakeholders and write engaging employee comms. Strong emotional intelligence, the ability to build relationships and collaborate with others is vital.
  • Professional expertise – A working knowledge of employment law issues, best practice processes for disciplinaries, redundancies and payroll is required.

It’s a bonus if you’ve got…

  • CIPD or relevant qualification
  • Experience of C-me Profiles
  • Experience of working in a tech environment (bonus points if it’s in a high growth scaling organisation)

Who you’ll be working with…

From day one you will become part of the People team, You will work closely with Gareth and Matt, our Recruitment wizards, this role is to replace Lucy, our People Adviser who is going on maternity leave. It’s a close-knit team that’s delivered great things and you’ll become part of continuing that journey.

You’ll report to our Head of People, Helen, who cares deeply about our internal culture and the people here at DevOpsGroup. We are all part of the wider BizOps function, so you’re also likely to interact daily with our COO, Ops Manager and Internal Engineer too.

Even though this is your direct team, you’ll be interacting with everyone across the business at various points, including members of the Executive, engineers, agile delivery managers and various other internal teams.


If you’d like to apply for this job, send your application into Gareth here

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DevOpsGroup Careers Recruiter Gareth

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