Talent & HR Manager

at ROLI in London, England
Posted 7 months ago

About this position

“ROLI is not only a learning-rich environment within your own discipline, but other team members often make me question the world in new ways while we’re eating lunch.”

– Sarah Kosar, Head of Talent

ROLI is looking for an experienced, motivated, and diligent Talent and HR Manager to advise and manage HR processes as well as recruit for our growing multidisciplinary team.

As a core member of our friendly and effective Talent Team, you will direct source a portion of our open and upcoming technical and non technical positions, building talent pools that convert conversations into excellent candidate, brand and ultimately team member experiences. Working alongside our Internal Recruiter, the focus of the departments you will recruit for will be based on your experience and skill set. Alongside talent acquisition, you will also advise and implement key HR processes, as well as take full responsibility for the drafting and filing of all of our employment contracts. This role will be vital in maturing our people processes and increasing efficiency across the People Department.

You will report into our Head of Talent, with close collaboration with our Head of People Development and Chief People Officer. This role is most complementary to an HR generalist who excels in a fast-paced atmosphere, is results driven and enjoys continuous improvement and implementation of processes and compliance.

This is a unique opportunity to grow our team and be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ – a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made. Join us to find and support more talented team members to help achieve our mission.

What you’ll do:


  • Develop, optimise and implement innovative methods to attract and source top talent, building and maintaining passive and active talent pools for a portion of our technical and non-technical roles across the business
  • Craft thoughtful, informative and tailored outreach, inline with our employer brand, to send to prospective candidates
  • Utilise sourcing and recruitment data to inform sourcing strategies and decision making
  • Collaborate closely with the entire Talent Team on providing superb candidate and role owner experiences
  • Be an ambassador for the Talent Team, both internally and externally, promoting ROLI as a leading employer

Human Resources:

  • Stay up to date with current and future employment and data protection regulations and implement appropriately across the business
  • Draft and maintain all employment contracts for ROLI
  • Maintain the ROLI HR platform and record keeping (electronic and physical)
  • Produce & maintain people reporting including key HR metrics, results of employee feedback, and more
  • Manage visa administration and employer sponsorship responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the Head of People Development, identify, develop and maintain ROLI HR programs, policies and procedures

What you’ll need:


  • Experience as an in-house recruiter or sourcer with volume recruitment
  • Working knowledge and experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (we use Greenhouse), social media, candidate platforms, and hiring process workflows

Human Resources:

  • Credible generalist HR experience gained from delivering results within a dynamic, collaborative and inclusive environment
  • An adept understanding of current UK employment law and data protection
  • Experience managing visa administration and employer sponsorship responsibilities

Key Attributes:

  • Resilience and the ability to manage competing demands, changing priorities and challenging deadlines with speed
  • Fantastic organisational skills with a methodical approach alongside a flexible attitude
  • An interest in sharing and receiving knowledge and feedback to grow the collective understanding and skill set of the Talent and wider People Team
  • An inquisitive mind and demonstrable examples of implementing proactive solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels
  • A passion for music, technology, the arts and/or startups

Bonus points:

  • A degree in Human Resources and/or CIPD Qualified/member status
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Apple computers
  • Experience at a high-growth, VC backed startup

ROLI offers:

  • The opportunity to work with the leading, progressive minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
  • A range of meaningful benefits including:
  • Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan
  • A company pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
  • 20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
  • ‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
  • Team member discounts on ROLI products
  • Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
  • Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
  • Generous Parental Leave policy
  • Frequent friends and family events
  • A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola
  • A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s
  • The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skillshare both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members
  • A generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage
  • A competitive salary according to your level of experience

To learn more about us and our culture, check out:

Profile on ROLI Culture in The Guardian
See the Seaboard in action
Song maker kit with Marco Parisi
BLOCKS the modular music studio
Balderton Podcast – ROLI’s company culture & building a unique team
Pharrell joins the team!

About ROLI

We are creating new music-making devices for the digital age.

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