Flexa
CTS & CloudM • Manchester, United Kingdom

People Operations Lead (14m FTC)

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

People Operations Lead

We have an exciting opportunity for a commercially minded and creative People Operations generalist to help build and grow our business. As a generalist, you will take ownership of all elements of the employee lifecycle from induction, compensation and people development, to managing complex ER cases and organisational design. You will manage a small team with a pre-prepared roadmap aligned to business objectives for FY24.

The ideal candidate will possess a combination of commercial awareness and best practice that enables them to engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels. Your approach should be flexible and you will be able to deliver pragmatic, business focused solutions where you are encouraged to provide ideas to improve and see them through to implementation.

A few activities you'd perform as a People Operations Lead include:

  • Managing the People Ops budget and spend on engagement, tooling and events. Sense-checking our processes, ensuring that we’re leading in the market, getting the most out of our tools and reviewing return on investment.
  • Supporting the team to advise and deliver on organisational change and ER cases whilst taking change management best practices into consideration, taking a commercially minded approach to complex ER cases.
  • supporting the People Ops team in their career development and knowledge development, delegating and offering insight and opportunities to learn and push themselves.

About us

Here at CTS, we help our customers do great things with Google Cloud - and we’d love for you to be a part of our journey. As the largest dedicated Google Cloud practice in Europe, we offer a complete Google Cloud solution for businesses. Whether our customers want to identify leaks faster, track the origin of products in their supply chain, save patients from trying to read doctors’ handwriting or simply collaborate better, we're here to help.

We’re proud to work with businesses who want to differentiate themselves through adopting Google Cloud technologies and creating a culture of innovation and sustainability. Our hard work has been recognised by Google, as a top tier partner we’ve won awards for both Workspace and GCP success. We have a brilliant remote-first team of 300 people across our global workforce, with offices in Manchester, Edinburgh, London and Utrecht.

Driving progress and sustainability is at the heart of what we do, as demonstrated by our B Corp certification. CTS has met diligent social-corporate and environmental standards to achieve this status, which highlights our commitment to employee benefits and company culture, as well as our dedication to continuous improvement. You can even find us in the Flexa Careers list as one of the most flexible companies in the world, and Newsweek’s list of most loved workplaces.

If you’re passionate, curious, and ready to get stuck in and help us do great things using Google Cloud technology, read on to find out more.

What you’d bring

Skills:

  • Strong track record of managing, influencing and motivating others across the organisation
  • Drive and ability to hit targets, identifying blockers early and cutting through problems
  • Demonstrable up-to-date working knowledge of current employment legislation, policies, practices and procedures and the impact on best recruitment and induction practices
  • An excellent communicator with a commercial outlook, able to interact with the stakeholders of the business and candidates.

Location and flexibility

As part of our DNA, we offer a flexible working environment, so we encourage you to apply and ask if this is something you require.

When it comes to your working location, we’d leave it to you to decide what works best. You can live anywhere in the UK or the Netherlands and work completely remotely if you would prefer.

If you live near any of our offices in Utrecht, Manchester, Edinburgh or London, you can of course also choose to work from the office as often as you want. We may ask you to travel occasionally to one of our offices (or a customer site) for specific meetings or team building/social events.

Fair Pay. Done Right.

Our "Fair Pay. Done Right." commitment: We don't advertise salary brackets because we don't have salary brackets. We encourage conversation about your (and our) salary expectations from the off and throughout your time with us, but we don't want to discourage anyone from applying because they are on significantly more or less than a "bracket".

What you’ll get

In addition to a competitive salary (see our “Fair Pay. Done Right” commitment), the CTS benefits package is outlined below:

  • Company contributed pension scheme, private health insurance and Death in Service Scheme.
  • Unlimited paid holiday days. It is not all about working!
  • Flexible work culture. We trust you to manage your time and workload responsibly.
  • Take up to 10 paid 'Learning Days' (in addition to your annual leave) to spend on professional development.
  • Work From Anywhere' policy. Work abroad up to 90 days a year.
  • A minimum of two whole-company social events each year. This might perhaps be one of the nicest benefits, as we typically have one ‘Kick-Off’ every year in a sunny location in Europe.
  • The ability to complete Professional Google Certifications and other industry-recognized training and certifications (paid for by the company).
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies, health and wellness initiatives, and access to a discount and rewards program (including discounted gym memberships).

Whats next

Our Talent Specialists will contact you a.s.a.p. after your application. If we agree that there is a match, then you'll progress through to a 1st stage interview.

If all interviews go well, we will then make you a nice offer and, if you accept it, we will talk about the onboarding process.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

At CTS, we look after each other and support everyone on our team. We’re proud of our people-centered culture; our diversity brings us innovation and our commitment to inclusion drives us forward. If you share these values and would be interested in joining one of our teams, get in touch today!

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory
Enhanced paternity leave – 5 weeks to be taken within first 2 years (not more than 2 weeks in any 6month period)
Adoption leave – 26 weeks full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – work overseas for up to 3 months in any 12 month period.
Unlimited annual leave
Enhanced sick pay – 10 paid sick days per annum
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays
Dog friendly office
Dog friendly co-working space
Open to part time work for some roles
Enhanced sick days
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Mental health platform access
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Birthday off
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Life assurance
Matched pension contribution
Volunteer days
Personal development days
Personal development budgets
Company wide holidays/offsites
L&D budget
Financial coaching
Charity donation scheme
Lunch and learns
Employee assistance programme
Skilled worker visas
Employee discounts
Core benefits such as Company Contributed Pensions and Private Health Insurance with a fully comprehensive mental health support package, plus dental and optical reimbursements.
Opportunities to be involved with our DEI and Environmental Boards who strive to pave the way not just in our company but in our industry, making a real difference.
Investment in you - We'll pay for certifications, and give you paid time off to study or attend interesting events.
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
91%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
83%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
85%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
91%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
93%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at CTS & CloudM

Company employees

290

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

65:35:0

Office locations

Manchester (Head Office), London, Edinburgh and Utrecht

Hiring Countries

Netherlands
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Saas & Dev Software

Saas & Dev Software

Industry awards 2022