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HR Generalist (FTC)

A little bit about our team

The Human Resources team work closely with all areas of the business to understand their needs and make sure that we provide a truly inclusive and supportive environment for UKTV’s most important asset, our people. The team focuses on and works hard to ensure our colleagues are engaged, committed, rewarded and recognised for their efforts, and equipped with the right skills to produce their best work at UKTV. With around 300 employees, a

vibrant culture and teams truly passionate about what they do, UKTV offers HR professionals the opportunity to showcase their expertise.


Purpose of the role

This is a hands-on role ideal for someone who enjoys working both projects as well as day to day operational duties/administration.


In this role you will get to…

Work across the whole HR function and get stuck in wherever needed!

Support the rollout of our people and culture strategy by working on projects across HR, Talent and Reward

 Provide advice and guidance for managers and colleagues on a range of people issues


We are looking for someone who is…

Experienced in a generalist HR function and has the ability to quickly immerse themselves in a company and its culture

Skilled at making and maintaining positive relationships with a range of people

Very organised with great project management skills

Highly proactive and flexible and able to work in a fast paced changing environment


You’ll work across the whole HR team supporting on the day-to-day, as well as leading on projects and initiatives where needed across HR operations & business partnering, Reward and Benefits and Talent and Recruitment.


Who you are (person specification)

-         Experienced in a generalist HR function with the ability to quickly understand a company and its culture

-         Previous experience in recruiting roles from start to finish

-         Skilled at making and maintaining positive relationships with a range of people across all levels

-         A great influencer who can positively challenge where needed

-         Can effectively manage expectations and priotise according to the needs of the team and the business

-         Very organised with great project management skills

-         A good communicator who can adapt messages to an audience and communicate people initiaties in an engaging way

-         Flexible and adaptable and happy to get stuck in where needed!

-         Highly proactive and able to work in a fast paced changing environment


Diversity & Inclusion Commitment

At UKTV, our inclusion vision is to truly represent society in our workforce and on-screen, and create a culture of fairness and respect where we champion difference so that every person feels included and empowered to do their best work. We are committed to ensuring a level playing field at UKTV where all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity, and that we have diverse voices at the table in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone and we want UKTV to be a place where you can be your authentic self, give your best and develop your career free from discrimination of any kind.


About us

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 25 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and scripted drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors and programme-makers.

 UKTV is part of BBC Studios, the UK’s most-awarded production company, a world-class distributor with international branded services, and a commercial subsidiary of the world’s leading public service broadcaster, the BBC.

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