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Details of this position:

Location: Dundee, United Kingdom, DD1 4QB
Department: People and Culture Team
Contract: Full Time

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive People Partner to coordinate studio operations, provide HR expertise, and champion our culture initiatives. This role delivers impact through fostering a positive and productive environment, supporting our team, and driving our company culture forward.

Areas of Delivery

Workplace Management

Administrative Oversight:

  • Ensure an effective hybrid workplace experience is delivered to our team by overseeing studio and remote working operations.
  • Manage supplies, inventory, procurement, and maintenance of our studio environment.
  • Coordinate office events, meetings, and logistics.
  • Liaise with building management and service providers to maintain office facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards.

HR Advice and Coordination

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Partner with hiring managers to support the recruitment process, including job postings, candidate screening, and interview scheduling.
  • Facilitate onboarding processes to ensure new hires integrate smoothly into the company.

People Relations:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor, providing HR support and guidance on policies, procedures, and benefits.
  • Assist in resolving people challenges with fairness and consistency.

HR Administration:

  • Maintain accurate employee records and HR databases.
  • Prepare and distribute HR-related documents and communications.

Performance Management:

  • Coordinate performance review cycles and assist managers in the evaluation process.

Culture Initiatives

Employee Engagement:

  • Develop and implement programs and activities to enhance employee engagement and well-being.
  • Organize team-building activities, social events, and opportunities for recognition.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Drive initiatives that promote a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Advocate for awareness and training on diversity and inclusion topics.

Communication:

  • Manage internal communication channels to keep employees informed and engaged.

Culture Development:

  • Collaborate with the People and Culture team to define, promote, and nurture company values and culture.

Desired Experience and Skills 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in HR or People Partner roles.
  • CIPD qualified or working towards qualification.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Organizational Skills: Exceptional organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • Problem-Solving: Proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to handle sensitive situations with discretion.
  • HR Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of HR principles, best practices, and employment laws.
  • Tech-Savvy: Proficiency in office software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, HRIS systems).
Please note this role is on-site based in our Dundee Studio. 

About Us 

At Outplay, we are passionate about creating exceptional gaming experiences that captivate players worldwide. Our dedicated team of talented professionals are committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation, design, and storytelling within the gaming industry.

With a commitment to creating the best games, our studio has proudly developed a range of critically acclaimed and award-winning titles. The newest additions to our portfolio, Gordon Ramsay Chef Blast, and Subway Surfers Blast, embody the exceptional visual quality, production values, and casual yet captivating gameplay that Outplay has become renowned for.

We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, and at Outplay, we foster a supportive environment where our employees can thrive both personally and professionally. We value diversity and inclusion and actively promote an inclusive workplace that celebrates different perspectives and experiences.

Join our vibrant and dynamic team and become an integral part of shaping the future of mobile gaming.

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We also offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexi Hybrid working model
  • Enhanced Parental leaves
  • Worldwide travel insurance
  • Private health and dental care
  • Wellbeing resources
  • 33 days Holidays
  • Learning and Development
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Working at Outplay:

We have a flexible hybrid work model at Outplay, prioritising flexibility, inclusion, health and enjoyment. With our work model, our roles can be fulfilled with the flexibility to choose to relocate to work fully onsite in Dundee or in a hybrid mode, either locally or from anywhere in the UK or European work locations.

At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.

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