HR Operations Partner

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2022 10:20 AM)
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Location: London

Department: Talent (Human Resources)

Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.


Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, open-minded and passionate environment to work in.

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets your imagination run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


About the Role

Reporting to the Director, Talent (HR) Operations, the Talent (HR) Operations Lead will work in our team of three to support on the UK, EU, MENA and APAC regional HR operational agenda. This includes but is not limited to: payroll, benefits, systems, compensation, immigration, auditing and legal compliance.



  • Global Payrolls across the UK, EU, MENA, and APAC
  • Assist with deciding benefit offerings to staff and maintaining broker relationships.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and employment law.
  • HR Systems management includes UKG, LifeWorks, Lattice etc.,
  • Support the team on the roll-out of the new global payroll provider.
  • Global immigration processes and tracking.
  • Supporting in the global preboarding/onboarding/offboarding practices.
  • Support on all HR Operational Projects against the overall HR agenda.
  • Research, develop, write and update policies.
  • Ensure compliance of temporary workers process (freelancers) globally.
  • Work closely to mentor the Talent (HR) Advisor and the Global Talent (HR) Management/Operations teams.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or CIPD equivalent (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of benefits plans, benefits-related policies, and associated UK employment law and other regional employment laws is an advantage.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with a strong customer service mentality and a high degree of integrity, accountability, and emotional intelligence.
  • Experience in employment agreements globally.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Passion for HR operations, analytical-minded, collaborative and solid problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in working with colleagues in multiple countries and jurisdictions. Global collaboration.


What We Offer

Working at WildBrain Spark is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful, and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive benefits, and we invest in our people and their future. Some of the perks we have are enhanced pension, private health insurance, income protection, gym subsidy, bonus time off, employee share programmes discounts, and flexible & home working.


Our commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


About WildBrain:

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!




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