HR Project Specialist (12 month FTC)

Business Support
Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

We are looking for a HR Project Specialist to join our busy and dynamic HR and Talent function, based in our Leeds service office.

Why we need you: -

As the group grows and expands organically and through acquisition, the game changes, for us to continue to drive towards our goal of being the favourite I-gaming destination. Following M&A activity there are aspects of the business we need to review from how people across our multiple brands work better together, to how we bring a more streamlined approach to our people process and systems.

Who are we looking for: -

An experienced Specialist to play a key role on several high-profile projects within the HR and Talent space, including Performance Enablement & Engagement. These projects will focus on how as a business we frame performance conversations, how we develop our people and how this integrates with other processes across the group.

As the ideal candidate, you will: -

  • Be well organised and not afraid to remind people of a deadline or two!
  • Have a high level of emotional intelligence, able to build and grow credible and professional relationships with people at all levels
  • Successfully have co-ordinated significant and high-profile people projects
  • Assist senior leaders at the highest level
  • Think logically and be a natural problem solver
  • Be confident to present ideas and be able to create engaging and commercial visuals to communicate with credibility
  • Be able to innovate, conceptualise and follow your ideas through to tangible outcomes

Key projects:

Initially the role will focus on the coordination of a group-wide engagement programme that will target 4,500 staff around the world. Ensuring timely delivery of multiple exciting projects and activities across the entire global group. As part of this you will ensure stakeholders are informed of progress and coordinate relative priorities, looking after multiple project plans. The role will also assist in maintaining and developing the group-wide performance enablement process. Managing key stakeholders and acting as a point of contact across the group.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

NB – This role is internally known as a Talent Enablement Manager

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Talent department