HR manager

Fixed term — full time

About the role

Storm ID is an award-winning digital transformation consultancy, with clients spanning the public sector, healthcare, financial services and early stage start-ups.

In a world that’s more reliant than ever on digital, we help our clients transform processes and experiences, re-imagine their business models and even entire companies.

As an HR manager you will be responsible for the management of the overall HR operations of Storm and the delivery of strategic objectives.  You will work will colleagues from all departments across the business, ensuring they are equipped with best practice to foster a high-performance culture.

This is a 15-month fixed term contract with the option of flexible working hours.

About you

You will have experience working as an HR manager or in a similar role in a fast-paced environment. You're a forward-looking problem solver with a strong work ethic, positive outlook, and a confident yet approachable manner.

You’ll be:

  • able to work independently as the face of HR for Storm
  • organised, good at prioritising work and able to adapt to change quickly
  • able to communicate effectively with colleagues from all levels in the business
  • empathetic and seen as a trusted resource whom employees can turn to with any questions
  • discrete, ethical, and capable of handling sensitive information


  • CIPD or similar HR qualification
  • Experience in learning and development and/or a related qualification

What you'll do

You’ll have a wide range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn. Core responsibilities will include:

  • acting as a trusted advisor to managers and directors on all employee and employment related matters
  • managing complex employee relations casework
  • implementing learning and development policies and strategies
  • managing and providing first line advice on benefits 
  • processing payroll and keeping accounts appraised of any changes
  • continuously monitoring and reviewing HR policies and processes, and implementing changes where necessary
  • supporting change management processes
  • preparing employee-related paperwork, such as employment contracts, new starter packs, or leavers
  • overseeing and managing a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • applying and monitoring training programs and organising training on behalf of employees
  • keeping up to date with HR trends, best practice and employment law 

Storm ID staff are working fully remotely for the moment in accordance with Scottish Government advice. You will be provided with a laptop and any other tools you need to enable you to interact with colleagues. You’ll be supported by an active and engaged Storm community on Slack and Teams. 

You’ll be able to meet key members of each team through an online induction programme and the wider team through virtual coffees/donuts. In more normal circumstances you’ll be working from our lovely offices in Leith.


What's in it for you? Check out our benefits package to find out.


If you think this is for you, we’d love to hear from you.

Just use the form to send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter telling us why you'd like to work at Storm. Let us know which of your achievements you're particularly proud of and why you think you're right for the role.

To find out what happens next, check out our recruitment process.

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At Storm we believe in equal opportunities

We know that a diverse workforce brings with it diverse ways of thinking, fresh perspectives, and new approaches to solving problems — benefitting our employees and our clients. Storm is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.