Human Resources Manager

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Human Resources Manager

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  • Salary:

    £28 -£30

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    Heidi Wood

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    01924 201155

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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 £28 - £30k

 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday

 CIPD Level 7 Qualified

 Reporting in to the Group HR / SHE Manager, we are looking for an experienced HR Manager who has worked within a large organisation who will provide a comprehensive range of Human Resource services and oversee the issuing of company policies across the group. Also responsible for developing and implementing better people management practices in partnership with operational management teams; sharing responsibility for goals and target delivery.

 Key Responsibilities:

  •  Assist the Group HR Manager on the day to day running of the Group HR Department

  • Assist management teams on recruitment and staffing plans

  • Responsible for ensuring all new employees are taken through a company induction relevant to their roles

  • Maintain company policies [which form part of the Employee handbook] and ensure familiarity across the group

  • Policy development and documentation, ensuring adherence

  • Keep up-to-date with current legislation and employment law

  • Understand and convey the impact of legislation changes to the management teams

  • Instill effective employee relations and communication

  • Provide HR advice, coaching and support to management teams

  • Oversee the running and effective maintenance of the group Learning Hub database

  • Arrange for exit interviews to be conducted by Group HR to identify reasons for employee termination

  • Attend HR-related hearings and investigations as note taker / HR Advisor

  • Management of sickness and absence in line with company policies

  • Advise on formal processes, such as disciplinary, grievance, health, etc

  • Administer and manage Maternity Leave / Paternity Leave / Parental Leave notifications

  • Develop and implement relevant feedback mechanisms to support measurement / improvement of employee satisfaction

  • Supervise, mentor, train and develop members of the Group HR Team

  Skills / Experience /Qualifications:

  •   Previous experience in Human Resources Management, preferably in a group environment

  •   Formal CIPD qualification [level 7 minimum] or equivalent        

  • Excellent communication skills   

  •   Ability to deal sensitively with confidential information

  •   Ability to communicate well with various levels, both verbally and written; sometimes in challenging situations 

  •  Strong knowledge and understanding of employment law, government regulations, and HR best practices

  • Possess a professional and commercial approach to HR

  •   Knowledge and experience of TUPE legislation

  •   Recognised Trade Union environment

 Personal attributes:

  • Strong relationship builder

  • High degree of professionalism

  • Excellent communicator – both verbally and written

  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Able to work cross functionally with people at all levels in the business

  • Dedicated, deadline focused, determined, capable of multi-tasking

  •  Diligent and thorough

Demonstrates evidence of key competencies:

  •  Customer Focus – Maximises personal contribution to the business to deliver core objectives

  • Personal Integrity – Matches words with actions to build trust and respect

  • Drive – Strives to achieve results through determination and commitment. Keeps going when things are difficult

  • Team Working – Builds and maintains positive relationships across teams

  • Developing self / others – Creates and contributes to an environment in which self and others are motivated to learn and develop

  • Analysing and Decision Making – Analyses problems thoroughly and makes good timely decisions

  • Managing Performance – Supports and challenges individuals to achieve their full potential.

  • Sets stretching objectives and measures progress against them.

  • Manages resources effectively

  • Managing Change – Champions, supports and delivers change to improve things.

  • Helps others by overcoming barriers

  • Gaining Commitment – Energises and influences others to get the job done and uses relationships to deliver great results