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HR & Recruitment Manager -
The Big  Bakes

Central Management


The Big Bakes is the UK’s number one baking event with a mission to become the Home of Baking.


With three locations in London and Birmingham, we are bringing baking to the nation. Our multi award winning concept is growing to new cities and our business is here to make baking fun, creative and accessible. 




The Big Bakes is looking for a Part Time HR and Recruitment Manager to join our incredible baking mad team. The Big Bakes is the UK’s number one baking experience. We bring baking to the nation through our incredible baking events. We now have nearly 60 team members and as we grow we are seeking to improve our recruitment, interview processes as well as day to day HR Management. 


We need a self-motivating and driven individual to whisk up and roll out our future recruitment processes whilst acting as a day to day contact for employee enquiries. The main duties will include managing recruitment and hiring processes, supporting managers with people matters, maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents (e.g. employment records and onboarding guides) and updating internal databases and drives. Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner.


We offer flexible working and you will work with a superb central management team who are growing and enhancing our business every day. You will be responsible for finding and hiring our team members of the future whilst ensuring that our current team members and management receive superb HR support and guidance. As an expanding business we want to bring on team members who are ready to grow with our business every step of the way and love a high energy work environment!




  • Review, organize and maintain employee personnel records such as right to work processes, employee contracts etc. 

  • Review and implement employee training and development records and ensure records are up to date and organised 

  • You will support central management in identifying the appropriate people strategies for recruitment as well as in implementing frameworks and procedures  that will deliver results

  • Act as a central management advisor on operational HR issues and processes at employee and manager levels 

  • Responsible for supporting Managers with the right tools and enabling them to ensure employee performance is optimised, identifying and where required, facilitating appropriate interventions 

  • Lead our recruitment processes, telephone interviews and employee onboarding

  • Update and implement internal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave)

  • Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides

  • Review, implement and update company policies and procedures 

  • Liaise with external HR partner to keep employee documentation up to date and in keeping with most up to date UK legislation

  • Answer employee queries about HR-related issues

  • Support the central management team with personnel issues and procedures 

  • Assist payroll department by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and work schedules)




  • Proven work experience as an HR Administrator, HR Administrative Assistant or relevant role

  • Knowledge of employment law and GDPR

  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, in particular)

  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important projects

  • Strong phone, email and in-person communication skills

  • Attention to detail 

  • Proactive and uses own initiative 

  • Collaborative and willing to support extended teams

  • Planning and organization skills 

  • Upholds high levels of integrity and discretion 

  • Experience working with confidential information including pay



£17 per hour 2 days per week - (15 hours)

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