HR Manager

Ref: MON11686
Salary: Competitive
Department: Human Resources
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: Full-time

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

We are now looking for a HR Manager to join our HR team, supporting the Retail teams across the UK and EIRE. 

Reporting into the Head of HR, and with the support of a HR Advisor and Talent Acquisition Specialist this role in responsible for leading the HR activities for the retail teams. You will work closely in both a hands on and leadership capacity to develop and deliver effective people solutions that support the business strategy.

What will you do as our HR Manager?

Business Partnering

  • Partner the management team to deliver strategic priorities, identifying people implications and delivering the required actions on time and on budget, to support business strategy.
  • Influence, craft, agree and support the delivery of strategic plans in business areas, in conjunction with the business managers and other elements of the HR function e.g., talent management, leadership development, people costs, improving business performance, demand and succession planning.
  • Develop high performance team through effective performance/ capability management, coaching and direction.
  • Ensure the management team is equipped to communicate and promote people policies and processes to the business.

Employee Relations & Communication

  • Ensure HR Operations procedures are delivered in line with best practice.
  • Deliver quality, ER advice, ensuring the employment relationship is fair, consistent and commercial on all matters. 
  • Manage strategic ER / people issues, contracting in the services of specialist knowledge where required.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of the legal framework in which HR operates. Identify gaps in existing HR procedures and contribute to the development of new HR procedures.
  • Consult and deliver new/amended policies and procedures into the business area.
  • Ensure managers are informed and supported in employment law changes and how these will impact their responsibilities, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the delivery of clear, concise employee communication to business areas, in co-ordination with the wider HR team.

Organisational Change Management

  • Develop and deliver effective and efficient organization structures for business areas, allowing for flexibility and planned growth.
  • Lead change and organisational design activities; advising and guiding management through design, re-organisation, transfer and redundancy processes as required.


  • Support the business area recruit and retain talent through effective recruitment practices, in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition specialist.

Retention and Engagement

  • Responsible for the engagement strategy for business area, ensuring cost effective engagement strategies are used proactively to improve retention and minimize recruitment costs.

Learning and Development

  • You will work with your business areas to understand their learning and development needs, providing guidance and delivering appropriate solutions.  

HR Analytics/Metrics and Insight

  • Responsible for the accuracy of HR data, ensuring full use of the HR system to delivery HR data for measurement and analysis.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of value-added solutions using and interpreting the relevant insight dashboards, people survey, exit interviews, external benchmarking etc.


  • Effectively manages initiatives/ projects in line with the business strategy and objectives. 
  • Line manage direct reports to support their growth and development.
  • Act as a role model to the team, encouraging high standards and challenge team members to achieve the most efficient and proactive results for the business.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Experience in working in a HR Manager role, preferably within the retail sector.
  • Strategic thinker with creative, innovative, commercial solution focused experience.
  • Technical expertise in the areas of organisation design, employee relations, engagement, performance management and organisation capability development.
  • Flexible and adaptable, demonstrating drive and resilience to get the job done.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Proactive, pragmatic, self-motivated and credible.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective business relationships at all levels.
  • Customer focused, highly skilled influencer and change agent.
  • Maintains confidentiality and displays discretion at all times.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as and when required.
  • CIPD qualified would be advantageous.

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary with a Company Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request discuss any specific requirements.

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