1. Description

The company is an ambitious insurance company with a strategy to grow through the recruitment of underwriting talent and the acquisition of established businesses. You will support the Operations Director by providing a robust, comprehensive, and proactive HR and Governance service across the expanding Group. The Human Resources and Governance Officer will be a crucial member of the company’s team and will support the business as it grows. You will be a member of the team responsible for integrating new acquisitions and will work across the group to ensure the transfer of best practice in HR and Governance.


2. Responsibilities
2.1 Human Resources
    • Manage the employee on-boarding process including issuing contracts and induction
    • Manage the objective setting and performance review processes
    • Support the recruitment and selection process
    • Develop, maintain, and document HR policies & procedures
    • Manage employee training requirements and training records
    • Manage the pay review process conducting benchmarking exercises as necessary
    • Manage and promote health and safety, including risk assessments and DSE awareness
    • Organise Insurance covers e.g., Private Medical, Employment Liability, Travel, Directors and Officers, and Professional Indemnity
    • Administer employee service agreements
    • Administer the share option scheme, including share option agreements and HMRC returns
    • Advise line managers on employment law
    • Maintain employee personnel files
    • Maintain job descriptions
    • Prepare and issue pension salary sacrifice notifications
    • Maintain corporate registrations e.g., Pension Regulator, GDPR, ICO, Copyright Agency


2.2 Governance
    • Administer Governance policies including governance committee terms of reference
    • Maintain the Corporate Risk Register
    • Maintain supplier contract files
    • Administer shareholder communications and the AGM
    • Maintain the statutory registers and filings e.g., registers of directors, secretaries, share registration, Company House filings


3. Skills and Competencies
  • Relevant experience as an HR Assistant or Officer
  • Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Part-qualified Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • English language skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skill
  • Good first degree
  • Fully qualified CIPD
  • Experience of working within an insurance company
  • Experience of working with underwriters


4. Report

Reports to the Operations Director


Galejay and all its clients are inclusive employers and prides itself on the main values of honesty and integrity. If you have these qualities and wish to apply, please send your CV to Gary Forster Managing Director, at gforster@galejay-recruitment.com