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HR Management Partner - UK - Contract

Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom

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Job ID R1911850

Job Description

HR Generalist

The HR Generalist role provides direct HR support to people managers from front-line through executives within a specific organization/region. This support includes coaching managers and assisting with HR related questions and/or issues, educating managers on VMware HR tools, processes and policies and supporting in the design and delivery of VMware’s people programs. The work includes meeting with managers one on one, conducting group training sessions and being a liaison between the managers and various HR Centres of Excellence (COEs).


  • Coach people managers at all levels with their growth and development to help them become more effective leaders and managers
  • People Programs support: consult and advise managers in support of Company Wide and or local People Programs: Compensation planning, performance management, goal setting, talent reviews, facilitate calibration sessions, having difficult or effective conversations, how to develop your employees (IC or people managers), etc.
  • Project work in partnership with various HR COEs in support of the design, development and implementation of HR programs
  • Coach managers through people related issues as well as formal VMware processes
  • Assist managers with policy interpretation and compliance
  • Facilitate New Manager Assimilation
  • Coach managers on Employee Relations issues
  • Work with senior leaders and executives on their respective HR/People plan
  • Includes hiring, diversity and inclusion plans
  • Partner with other HR functions and internal resources to execute corporate-wide HR initiatives and client specific programs
  • Provide support and insight to the HRBP, HR leadership and COEs in support of the overall HR and business strategies
  • Identify trends or concerns of organization health (business or geographic)


  • HR Generalist / HR Business Partner experience with direct client support and management coaching experience
  • Experience of working with a sales leadership team within the UK. 
  • Knowledge of regional employment laws and practices for the UK
  • Demonstrated competence in the various HR functional areas: consulting/coaching; leadership development, compensation etc.
  • Ability to leverage change management/organizational initiatives
  • Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Is Proactive in an unstructured environment and requires minimal supervision
  • HR Certification preferred
  • Prior experience with a technology company preferred

Flexible Working Schedule considered for the right candidate.

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