Spectrum.Life supports 1,000+ companies, universtities and insurers in their health and wellness strategies - looking after the mental health and wellbeing needs of over 2 million users.

The company is on a mission to save and change as many lives as possible by being the global leader in mental health and wellbeing. Spectrum.Life is building a product and service blend with the potential to redefine the industry. Their prime responsibility is on clinical efficacy and outcomes, which they achieve by providing or enabling best-in-class services, delivered by fully accredited, experienced professionals through in-house built technology.

Spectrum.Life was founded in 2018 and has grown rapidly since, enabling companies of all sizes across Ireland and the UK to deliver the highest standard in workplace wellbeing in an accessible and effective way. There are plans in place to expand internationally.

Role objective

Spectrum.Life are looking to looking to add to their strength with the new role of Senior HR Business Partner, with a track toward HR Director before end of 2023.

Overall responsibility for the employee journey and HR team management. Reporting to the COO but with direct access to CEO, CFO, Board and Chairman.


Talent Acquisition

  • Headcount management – ensure roles are justified, efficiencies reviewed, cross departmental considerations reviewed
  • Supervise and drive the recruitment process across business and clinical teams
  • Run HR admin function to conduct screening, contracts, reference checks, onboarding
  • Ensure Spectrum is adequately marketed as a great place to work

Talent Development

  • Working with department heads and individuals to identify personal development goals
  • Assist department heads set KPI’s for their team and ensure KPI’s are regularly monitored, reset as necessary
  • Manage training needs and budget and provide business case for this investment
  • Work with department heads to develop scalable and efficient training tools

Incentive Planning

  • Work with CFO and CEO to identify and deliver performance enhancing incentives
  • Monitoring of performance and value against KPI’s
  • Continued benchmarking of base salary and benefits

Communications Management

  • Design and deliver induction programs such that new employees understand the key business processes and their contribution
  • Employee engagement across remote teams in UK and Ireland

Performance Management

  • Ideally identify performance issues before they happen
  • Work with line managers and resources to document, address and rectify any performance issues
  • Conduct exit interviews as necessary and build in a continual learning and improvement


  • Oversight of payroll process – with HR Generalist, outsource payroll and Head of Finance
  • Ownership of HR systems, efficiencies and scalability across multiple jurisdiction
  • Annual and in-year salary reviews



  • 3+ years at Business Partner or above
  • Candidates should ideally have a third level qualification in HR or a suitable alternative qualification and hold current membership of CIPD
  • Experience in high growth / change management environments (ideally with HR BP being a new role to the company). Ideally in mid-sized company.
  • UK experience
  • Relevant experience working with 3rd party providers (legal, payroll, industry specific regulatory bodies)


  • Exposure to healthcare / clinical psychology environment
  • At minimum, demonstrable experience weaving HR into a new / disruptive sector
  • International experience

Personal characteristics

  • Excellent organisational, time management, communications and influencing skills
  • Strong commercial judgement – capable of balancing reality with highest professional standards. Comfortable balancing highly aggressive growth ambitions with the ability to identify both risks and opportunities
  • Creative thinking / solutions focussed / comfortable making recommendations
  • Self-starter - proactive versus reactive. Resilient.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a belief in establishing systems and processes to ensure efficient scaling

Current HR team

  • HR Generalist
  • Recruiter – open role for dedicated recruiter / support for clinical team
  • Outsourced benefits providers and payroll


Dublin – hybrid working model.

Spectrum consider this a critical hire and therefore an efficient but thorough interview process will be operated including a screening questionnaire, interview with Board members, presentation to the wider team, psychometric test and reference checks.