People Partner (FTC 12–15 Months Maternity cover)

Sega Europe
Stratford (London), United Kingdom
20 days ago

Job Title: People Partner (FTC 12 – 15 Months Maternity cover)
Team: People and HR Team
Location: SI HQ, Here East, London
Reporting to: HRD / Head of People

Position Overview

This role presents an amazing opportunity for an experienced HR generalist to join a newly formed and growing HR team, with some of the very best in UK Games Development. We look for great people to work with and then do our best to look after them so that they flourish in their role and can build great things.

As a People Partner, you will contribute directly to the success of the Studio by supporting and partnering with the Line Managers in their business areas. You will support the growth of the Studio, driving change & improving performance, maximising colleague engagement, and developing talent. You will become an integral part of the management team, delivering value-added HR activities aligned with Studio’s People Strategy and overall direction. As an ever-evolving Studio and a newly formed HR department, there are opportunities for HR project work and advancement. This is an excellent opportunity to practice HR in a creative and truly people-focused environment.

The role will work closely with the HRD, Head of People, People and Talent Partner, and be supported by the HR & Talent Co-ordinator and wider operational team. Initially, on a fixed-term basis, the role has potential to transition into a permanent position.

Key Responsibilities

Partner to Leaders and Line Managers:

Generalist HR & HR Projects:

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

You will thrive in this role if you:

Studio Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is an ambitious development studio creating immersive sports management simulations. Since 1994, we’ve captivated a global pool of players with our iconic, BAFTA award-winning game, Football Manager. We’re a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA having caught their attention in 2006 with our continuous critical and commercial success.We’re a tenacious community, coming together at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London. Always expanding, the SI team takes on the gaming genre through a diverse array of disciplines. But no matter how big we dream, we keep our approach (and your schedule) flexible, creating a relaxed atmosphere where collaboration can thrive.

Further information on the company and its games is available at .

Working Here

We approach everything with passion, whether that’s making our mark on the gaming and football industries or doing our bit for the world around us. We want to share that outlook with everyone who shows up to work here each day.

We like our talent tenacious, so you can expect to surround yourself with other ambitious individuals bringing their A-game to many different disciplines. We know collaboration is the key to constantly topping our best, and encourage our people to fiercely realise their own personal potential.

We believe everyone matters, no matter which part of the business you’re in. Above all else, we’re a team. A team with a down-to-earth dynamic, that works and plays together. We have fun doing what we do; one of the many reasons we’re one of the best places to work in the UK games business ( 2021 Large studio category).

And if you want a work/life balance, we’re behind you. Because while we live to create extraordinary games, we know that’s not all you’ve got going on. You can trust that we always keep things in perspective, fostering an environment where work can be more than just a job.

Our flexible working culture gives team members the responsibility to optimise their workloads, with in-office, hybrid and remote working options dependent on role. Even in countries where we don’t directly employ*, we’ll even explore what’s possible via third parties and do our best to accommodate location preferences. We’re also a London Living Wage employer and proudly boast one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry.

*We’re able to directly employ in the UK, Ireland, France, Sweden and Finland.

I nclusivity Matters We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from any relevant candidate irrespective of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief. Our studio has disabled access and facilities.

SI is proudly a Disability Confident Committed employer, and we are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. Our studio has disabled access and facilities but please ensure you advise us if you require any other reasonable adjustments to be made to support you during the recruitment process.

This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment.

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